In order to help cardiac practices use health IT to improve care, we've put together a selection of helpful resources.
American Medical Association
The American Medical Association is a valuable resources on the M.A.P (Measure, Act, Partner) to Improve Blood Pressure Control. Below are links to tools about this helpful program. Please note that you will be asked to sign into the site before accessing these tools.
- M.A.P. Checklists
This document provides clear, evidence-based checklists to use/adapt to measure accurately, act rapidly and partner with patients, families and communities to help improve blood pressure control.
- Common Errors While Measuring Blood Pressure
This simple chart illustrates common errors to avoid in order to obtain accurate blood pressure measurement.
- Measure Accurately Quick Check Tool
This tool is used to ensure blood pressure readings are performed accurately using the proper positioning.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention