Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, moves medicine by targeting the health disparities in cardiac care, 1-on-1 with patients and through research and education.
More than 90 percent of this Miami physician group’s patients with hypertension are African-American or Hispanic. Learn about the strategies they used to make big strides.
For individual physicians, the focus with black patients should be on medication adherence, patient education and lifestyle change.
The self-measured blood pressures your patients report are more representative of their true blood pressure. Here’s how to use that information to the best effect.
Sometimes patients have trouble correctly measuring their blood pressure, or fail to do it when they should. Your practice can help them overcome these common challenges.