How home monitoring and patient coaches led to 91% BP control
A pilot study that combined high technology with high touch reports success in helping patients with hypertension get their BP under control.
5 key takeaways physicians should know about the new BP statement
The American Heart Association has released its first updated statement on blood pressure measurement since 2005. This is what doctors need to know.
How in-office blood pressure reading accuracy can still improve
There’s been a big push to educate health professionals on getting the most accurate blood pressure measurement. Discover what still needs to be done.
The hypertension treatment algorithm made simple
Based on the 2017 hypertension guideline, use this BP treatment algorithm tool to see the recommended treatment for each threshold.
6 heart-health points to drive home with patients
To improve heart health and reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, the AMA offers six tips for physicians to share with their patients.
A BP-control home run in San Francisco’s Chinatown
This public health center dramatically improved its hypertension-control rate to 83 percent. Learn how each member of the team contributes to the success.
On the eve of American Heart Month, AMA offers 6 tips to improve heart health, prevent heart attack and stroke
Aimed at helping the millions of Americans currently living with high blood pressure reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, the American Medical Association (AMA) is offering six tips for Americans to take to improve their heart health.
How to help hypertensive patients battle blood pressure at home
Find out how to teach patients to accurately measure BP at home and discover the proven lifestyle changes they must incorporate to lower blood pressure.
Keep tabs on performance to boost your practice’s BP control
Monthly scorecards helped this health system improve—and maintain—a BP-control rate above 70 percent.