Hypertension

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Automated performance metrics for quality improvement in complex chronic disease

As the population of older adults in the US increases, there is a growing need for performance measurement systems that take multiple comorbid conditions into account.
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National Trends and Practice Patterns of Detection and Treatment of Hypertension During Ambulatory Visits in the U.S.

Practice guidelines aim to guide physician practice according to the best available evidence.  Data were mixed regarding the impact of practice guidelines on physician prescribing.
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The Cost Impact of Changing Antihypertensive Medication Prescribing for the Elderly

August 2021

The aim of this seed is to identify the relative impact of various cost drivers on the increasing cost of hypertension treatment among US elderly.
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VISN Collaborative for Improving Hypertension Management with ATHENA-HTN

Working with a team of primary care clinicians, medical informatics guideline experts, and experts on hypertension, researchers for this project will revise the existing automated decision support...
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Group Visits to Improve Hypertension Management

Research objectives:The primary goal of this project is to improve blood pressure control in patients with hypertension through a new model of care delivery, Group Medical Visits.
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National Trends and Practice Patterns of Detection and Treatment of Hypertension During Ambulatory Visits in the United States

Using pre-existing data sets, this study will evaluate changes from 1994-2004 in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension and will identify contributors (clinical and non-clinical) to...
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Assessment and Treatment of Hypertension: Evidence-Based Automation (ATHENA)

Hypertension is common, harmful and undertreated.
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Intelligent Critiquing of Clinical-Guideline Application

This project aims to develop a standardized computational framework for clinical practice guideline specification that will allow text guidelines to be easily translated into computable formats by...
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