How to address hypertension control during the COVID-19 pandemic
With too many patients putting off care for their chronic conditions, learn with the AMA about how physicians can prioritize hypertension control.
4 ways to reduce therapeutic inertia in patients with high BP
While accurate measurement is important for diagnosing hypertension, physicians must also focus on acting rapidly to manage elevated BP.
How to improve hypertension medication adherence for BP control
The way blood pressure medications are prescribed and purchased can promote or hinder patient adherence. Learn more from the AMA.
AMA Foundation boosts hypertension work on Chicago’s West Side
$100,000 donation will aid efforts to help patients with hypertension better manage their BP remotely. Learn more with the AMA.
U.S. Surgeon General talks about the need to keep hypertension under control
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 how COVID-19 increases the need to keep hypertension under control.
BP control success earns recognition for health care organizations
Almost half of the more than 1,000 physician practices and health systems recognized achieved a 70% BP control rate or higher. Learn more from the AMA.
Health care organizations continue to make hypertension a priority
The AHA and AMA recognize more than 1,000 organizations for efforts to reduce number of patients with uncontrolled blood pressure.
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