Know these 9 strategies to reverse the trend on BP control
A scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the AMA identifies implementation strategies to improve BP control in the U.S.
The 7-step self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) quick guide
Download the SMBP quick guide PDF—an evidence-based resource to help physicians and care teams start using SMBP, including links to practical implementation tools. Learn more.
Self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) benefits for patients with Medicaid
AMA works with state medical societies to develop state-specific resources to enable practitioners to learn, access and prescribe SMBP for Medicaid beneficiaries. Learn more.
AMA advocacy to improve maternal health
The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Download the PDFs and learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.
For accurate BP measurement, one cuff size does not fit all
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that using the wrong size of BP cuff results in “strikingly inaccurate” measurements. Learn more.
Top health tips your family physician wants you to know
Check out this helpful and informative advice from family physicians that can help patients and their families lead happier, healthier lives.
How do you move medicine forward in trying times? Focus
You can’t be all things to all people. AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD, explains how a strategy focused on carefully selected priorities is succeeding.
Are you sure you’re accurately measuring BP? Here’s how to know.
Accurate BP measurement is key to hypertension control, but care teams can overlook the task with dangerous consequences for patients. Learn more.