Event Title

Improving Hypertension Control Rate: An intervention study in a cohort of Hypertensive patients of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Advisor(s)

Dr. Bemi Adekola; Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine

Discipline

Medical and Health Sciences

Start Date

21-4-2021 10:25 AM

End Date

21-4-2021 10:40 AM

Abstract

Hypertension continues to be a public health crisis in the United States because it carries a significant risk of contributing to cardiovascular diseases which leads to disability, death, and high healthcare expenditure. Nationally, Hypertension control rates are 32% in white adults, 25% in black adults, 19% in Asian adults, and 25% in Hispanic adults.There is a search to approach the management of Hypertension differently to result in better control rates. Measure accurately, Act rapidly, and Partner with patients, (M.A.P) is a framework intervention that has been tested in primary care centers and found to improve Blood pressure control (<140/

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Improving Hypertension Control Rate: An intervention study in a cohort of Hypertensive patients of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Hypertension continues to be a public health crisis in the United States because it carries a significant risk of contributing to cardiovascular diseases which leads to disability, death, and high healthcare expenditure. Nationally, Hypertension control rates are 32% in white adults, 25% in black adults, 19% in Asian adults, and 25% in Hispanic adults.There is a search to approach the management of Hypertension differently to result in better control rates. Measure accurately, Act rapidly, and Partner with patients, (M.A.P) is a framework intervention that has been tested in primary care centers and found to improve Blood pressure control (<140/