The 7-step self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) quick guide
An evidence-based resource to help physicians and care teams start using SMBP, including links to practical implementation tools.
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.
Preventing heart disease
See how Target: BP, a collaboration between the AMA and AHA, aims to reduce the number of Americans who have heart attacks and strokes.
The validation of BP measurement devices for clinical accuracy
Learn more about Validate BP, the VDL Criteria and the latest US Blood Pressure Validated Device Listing (VDL™).
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.
Publications & Newsletters
Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Feb. 21, 2022
In the news: Excess sodium in medication increases CVD risk, firearms now leading cause of death by trauma, ivermectin not effective in preventing severe COVID and more.
What doctors wish patients knew about high blood pressure
While almost half of all adults have high blood pressure, many don’t know they have this condition. A family physician shares what is important to know.
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