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.
Patient Support & Advocacy
8 reasons patients don't take their medications
Patients can be reluctant to tell a physician they don’t take their medications. It’s important to learn why in order to improve medication adherence.
BP control: Surgeon general’s guide to overcoming clinical inertia
Jerome Adams, MD, calls on physician practices to empower patients with hypertension to better understand their condition and take effective action.
Health experts discuss importance of maintaining heart health during the pandemic
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 the importance of maintaining cardiovascular health during the pandemic.
4 reasons why BP control has dropped among American adults
After a decade-plus of progress, there is bad news on BP control rate in recent years, prior to COVID-19. Find out what’s driving this discouraging trend.
7 steps to cut your practice’s medication management burden
Many Americans take four prescription drugs a day—often from multiple doctors. Learn how your practice can simplify and automate medication management.
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