Antihypertensive agents

Innovations

Culturally Competent Disease Management Improves Self-Monitoring and Blood Pressure Control in Hypertensive African Americans 02/09/12

As part of an ongoing effort to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in hypertension control, Aetna tested a disease management program targeting African Americans that combines home blood...

Weekly Home Monitoring and Pharmacist Feedback Improve Blood Pressure Control in Hypertensive Patients 05/31/11

Hypertensive patients monitor and report multiple blood pressure readings each week through an interactive voice response or secure online system. Pharmacists review the results, calling or e-...

Electronic and Telephone Reminders Increase Medication Adherence in Adults With Uncomplicated Hypertension 02/22/11

Staff at The Center for Connected Health (a subsidiary of Partners Healthcare, a nonprofit integrated delivery system) provided a specially designed pill bottle system to patients with...

Pharmacists Monitor Hypertensive Patients and Make Recommendations to Physicians, Leading to Better Blood Pressure Control and Increased Physician Adherence to Established Guidelines 04/20/10

Clinical pharmacists collaborated with physicians to manage patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure at six family practice clinics. Pharmacists assessed the causes of the patient's poor...

Independent Educators Give Clinicians Unbiased Information About Brand Name and Generic Drugs, Leading to Lower Costs and High Levels of Physician Satisfaction 08/18/08

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging's Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly (also known as PACE) program, working in collaboration with the nonprofit Alosa Foundation, through the...

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Team Up. Pressure Down. 11/12/12

This nationwide program aims to lower blood pressure and prevent hypertension through patient–pharmacist engagement. The videos and resources on this page can help patients, pharmacists, and health care providers better understand high blood...

Tips to Help You Remember to Take Your Blood Pressure Drugs 12/17/07

This fact sheet provides tips to help patients remember to take their blood pressure medications.

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