The new hypertension guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Hospital Association is important for practices working to improve …Read More
In December 2017, the Annals of Internal Medicine published an NIH-funded systematic review and meta-analysis of 8 strategies to control high blood pressure. Basing their analysis on 121 comparisons …Read More
In an analysis by Yarnall and colleagues, it was estimated that it would take a physician with a patient panel of 2,500 patients 7.4 hours per working day to deliver all of the …Read More
One practice participating in the Northwest Cooperative of EvidenceNOW was able to get 177 active tobacco users to stop smoking by engaging all of their staff in the implementation of a quality improvement …Read More
In a 2017 update of priorities among clinical preventive services recommended by the US Preventive Services Task Force, the National Commission on Prevention …Read More
I have more to share on the power of cardiac preventive care.
I was getting ready this week to go to Helsinki to teach our annual short-course on chronic disease prevention, and looking over the recent work done by my colleagues in Finland …
A few years ago, my fellow researchers and I developed a method to calculate what would happen if all evidence-based care for the prevention and treatment of coronary heart disease and heart failure were delivered.Read More