Target: BP™ program helps 8 million with hypertension improve heart
American Heart Association and American Medical Association celebrate more than 1,300 physician practices and health systems committed to blood pressure control.
Don’t overlook young adult patients for hypertension concerns
A study of blood pressure measurements in hundreds of people over 30 years old found changes in early adulthood can affect brain function in midlife.
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.
How prioritizing BP control can transform care delivery
An evidence-based quality improvement program has reshaped how a Michigan health system approaches and treats established and new patients. Learn 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.
How these health care organizations pave the way on BP control
Learn about physician practices and health care organizations nationwide that have won recognition for their commitment to tackling hypertension.
More than 1,100 medical practices recognized for improving BP control
AMA, American Heart Association celebrate physician practices and health systems receiving 2021 Target: BP Recognition.
Join the fight
The AMA is leading the charge against chronic disease and premature mortality rates in the U.S.
Be a part of these important efforts to improve public health.