• Home monitoring, pharmacist management help lower BP for 24 months

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Among patients with uncontrolled hypertension, an intervention consisting of home BP telemonitoring and pharmacist management may aid in reducing BP for up to 24 months, but other maintenance strategies may be required to sustain these effects over a longer time period, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
    “Studies conducted in a variety of settings have found that telemedicine interventions can significantly improve hypertension management when combined with nurse-led or pharmacist-led care,” Karen L. Margolis, MD, MPH, senior medical director at HealthPartners
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