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.
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.
BP monitoring you can count on—list of validated devices grows
More than two dozen blood-pressure measurement devices are have been validated through an independent review process. Learn more with the AMA.
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AMA in the News: November 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for November 2020.
Surgeon general: Hypertension control must be a national priority
Tailored strategies needed to improve reach, equity of BP-control efforts across health care and other sectors of society. Learn more with the AMA.
New research shows increase in Americans with uncontrolled high blood pressure
AMA and AHA reaffirm shared commitment to equip physicians and all Americans, particularly communities of color, with resources to lower blood pressure rates.
Getting unreliable BP measurements? 4 benefits of refresher training
How health professionals at the University of Pennsylvania embraced the idea of BP refresher training to continue to enhance patient care.
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