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AMA awards grants to help standardize BPM training across the U.S.

The AMA today announced their grant program recipients who will receive standardized training on how to consistently take accurate BP measurements.

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Improving health outcomes: Hypertension publications

View a collection of AMA publications that highlight the importance of accurate blood pressure (BP) measurement and effective treatment of hypertension.

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What is high blood pressure?

AMA tools and resources enable physicians to better diagnose and manage high BP while also helping patients take an active role in the process.

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A trick for improving BP measurement: Only buy validated devices

Find out how a large health system has worked to improve BP measurement by sticking with devices on the US Blood Pressure Validated Device Listing.

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Hypertension CME on AMA Ed Hub™

From blood pressure management to measurement best practices and health inequities, gain the essential skills you need to help patients.

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Tech enables population health approach to better BP control

Learn how an AMA collaboration with the nation’s largest population health tech company could transform the delivery of hypertension care.

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New AMA collaboration aims to correct course on falling BP control

Getting the right data at the right time can help physicians and health care organizations better manage hypertension. Learn more with the AMA.

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Medicaid often doesn’t cover self-measured BP. Now that’s changing.

Measuring BP at home can help control hypertension and chip away at the $131 billion cost of uncontrolled blood pressure in the U.S. Learn more.

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Why a validated device listing is important for BP control

With a broad range of BP measurement devices available, it can be confusing to determine which provide accurate readings. Learn more with the AMA.

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AMA in the News: January 2023

Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for January 2023.

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