It is a complicated and time consuming task to give high quality, appropriate care to all of your patients diagnosed with hypertension. By optimizing the involvement of all team members, it is possible to provide high quality care in an efficient and effective manner.
- Implementing a planned visit template
- Doing pre-visit planning for patients with hypertension
- Implementing a planned visit workflow that assigns tasks to specific team members
- 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults (Report from the Panel Members Appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee)
Resources & Tools
- Planned Visit Template
- A 3-Part Perspective Video on the Importance of Planned Visits (Improving Chronic Illness Care)
- Coleman MT, Newton KS, Supporting Self-Management in Patients with Chronic Illness, American Family Physician, 2005;72:1503–10
- Moore, Gordon L. , MD, Escaping the Tyranny of the Urgent by Delivering Planned Care, Family Practice Management, 2006 May;13(5):37-40
- Bodenheimer, Thomas, MD, Planned Visits to Help Patients Self-Manage Chronic Conditions, Family Practice Management, 2005 Oct 15;72(8):1454-1456
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