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Cardiology Experts Develop 22 New Quality Measures for Blood Pressure Monitoring

Cardiology experts developed 22 quality measures for blood pressure control, which are outlined in a new report from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA), writes Becker’s Hospital Review.

In 2018, the two groups convened a committee to develop the new measures, which are broken down into three categories: six performance measures, six process quality measures and 10 structural quality measures. ACC and AHA recommend that healthcare organizations and clinicians use the measures as a tool to ensure they are following proper diagnosis and treatment guidelines for patients with high blood pressure.

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