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.
Publications & Newsletters
Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds: Week of June 1, 2020
Read AMA Morning Rounds®️’ most popular stories in medicine and public health from the week of June 1, 2020 – June 5, 2020.
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.
Project aims to validate clinical accuracy of BP measurement devices
Through independent review of blood pressure devices, a first-of-its-kind listing of clinically validated BP devices has been released in the U.S.
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™).
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