Why physicians’ snap judgments can exacerbate health inequity
Learn more with the AMA about why putting patients’ care in the right context is essential.
How a stroke led radio icon Tom Joyner to push Black heart health
In interview with AMA Immediate Past President Patrice Harris, MD, MA, Joyner shares why the health scare is bringing him out of retirement.
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.
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