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Med Center’s Approach Improves Blood Pressure Results for Blacks, Hispanics

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by Sara Burg

Serving a population made up largely of African-American and Hispanic patients, a Miami primary care and multispecialty group saw the same racial and ethnic health disparities in hypertension that are rampant in the American population at large.

But the team at Doctor’s Medical Center (DMC) was able to secure a 16 percent improvement in its BP-control rate by integrating their clinicians’ expertise with a robust EHR system and implementing a population-health management strategy, a team-based approach and evidence-based medicine.

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