U.S. health care should follow this blueprint to boost BP control
The nation’s BP-control rate has been getting worse over time. Health care leaders should follow these eight key steps to reverse the trend.
Q&A: How Ochsner Health gives moms a digital connection to care
Ochsner helps moms measure vitals at home and share them with doctors. Some in Congress—alarmed by rising U.S. maternal death rate—want to take the idea national.
New effort standardizes BP measurement training at health care schools
New e-learning modules provide consistent, evidence-based BP measurement techniques for students at health care schools nationwide.
What doctors wish patients knew about home BP measurement
Nearly half of Americans have high blood pressure. Learn with the AMA about key tips on measuring blood pressure at home.
Many medical students shaky on how to measure BP. There’s a fix.
Medical and other health professions students don’t always get the standardized training to master this essential skill. New AMA training will help.
How to submit data to the Target: BP Recognition Program
Physician practices and health systems that are committed to achieving blood pressure control in their patient population are invited to submit data for recognition.
The Telehealth Initiative: Implementing and using telehealth
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing “The Telehealth Initiative,” that supports physician practices in adopting and adapting to telehealth.
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