Undiagnosed Hypertension in the Safety Net
Patients with Undiagnosed Hypertension who are Hiding in Plain Sight
This webinar provided an overview of undiagnosed hypertension efforts to date, lessons learned from the NACHC Million Hearts “Hiding in Plain Sight” project, and future directions, including the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation for out-of-office blood pressure for hypertension diagnosis, Canadian hypertension guidelines recommending use of automated office blood pressure machines for taking office blood pressure readings, new Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) measures, the status of new US hypertension guidelines, and other works in progress, including the American Medical Association’s Hypertension Return on Investment (ROI) Calculator, Self-Measured (SMBP) Implementation Guide, and updated SMBP device list.
Update: Resources referenced can now be found at the links below.
|Intended Audience||Clinical quality staff|