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2019 AHA/ACC Clinical Performance and Quality Measures for Adults With High Blood Pressure

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  • Recent data indicates more than 100 million Americans currently have high blood pressure (HBP); of those taking antihypertensive medications, about 53% have uncontrolled blood pressure (BP).
  • The new clinical performance and quality measures for adults with HBP are intended to help clinicians deliver the most current, evidence-based care for patients with hypertension.
  • Clinicians can benefit from applying 22 new measures: six performance measures, six “process” quality measures, and 10 “structural” quality measures.

Read the full article in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes