The impact of a multidisciplinary information technology-supported program on blood pressure control in primary care.

@article{Rinfret2009TheIO,
  title={The impact of a multidisciplinary information technology-supported program on blood pressure control in primary care.},
  author={St{\'e}phane Rinfret and Marie-Th{\'e}r{\`e}se Lussier and Anthony Peirce and Fabie Duhamel and Sylvie Cossette and Lyne Lalonde and Chantal Tremblay and Marie-Claude Guertin and Jacques J Lelorier and J. Martin Turgeon and Pavel Hamet},
  journal={Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes},
  year={2009},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={170-7}
}
BACKGROUND Hypertension is a leading mortality risk factor yet inadequately controlled in most affected subjects. Effective programs to address this problem are lacking. We hypothesized that an information technology-supported management program could help improve blood pressure (BP) control. METHODS AND RESULTS This randomized controlled trial included 223 primary care hypertensive subjects with mean 24-hour BP >130/80 and daytime BP >135/85 mm Hg measured with ambulatory monitoring (ABPM… CONTINUE READING

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