Effectiveness of a two-part educational intervention to improve hypertension control: a cluster-randomized trial.

@article{Hennessy2006EffectivenessOA,
  title={Effectiveness of a two-part educational intervention to improve hypertension control: a cluster-randomized trial.},
  author={Sean Hennessy and Charles E. Leonard and Wei Yang and Stephen E. Kimmel and Raymond R Townsend and Alan G. Wasserstein and Thomas R ten Have and Warren B. Bilker},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={1342-7}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To measure the effectiveness of a multifaceted educational intervention to improve ambulatory hypertension control. DESIGN Cluster-randomized trial. SETTING Academic health system using an ambulatory electronic medical record. SUBJECTS A total of 10,696 patients with a diagnosis of hypertension cared for by 93 primary care providers. INTERVENTION Academic detailing, provision of provider-specific data about hypertension control, provision of educational materials to the… CONTINUE READING