Tag Archives: Hypertension

Tech powers Brigham and Women's Hospital home-based hypertension program

A new home-based care delivery program is able to rapidly improve hypertension control rates while significantly lowering cost, compared with traditional office-based blood pressure interventions. Developed by Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the program leverages an expert‐developed clinical algorithm, Bluetooth‐enabled devices that provide home blood pressure measurements transmitted wirelessly into the electronic health record, as… Read More »

High blood pressure – six of the WORST foods for deadly hypertension symptoms

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. Making some small diet and lifestyle swaps could help to lower your chances of developing high blood pressure.… Read More »