Online program helps patients manage high blood pressure

06/25/2008 | Yahoo!

Researchers say a Web-based program that allowed people to e-mail a pharmacist, get prescriptions and test results online and access health information helped more than half of patients in a study group get their high blood pressure under control. "We believe that greater use of electronic medical records, Web communications and empowering patients to take a greater role in their care will lead to improved health outcomes and will decrease health care costs," the lead researcher said.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
President/Chief Executive Officer
Winston-Salem, NC
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Chief Medical Officer, Texas Children's Health Plan
Cejka Executive Search for Texas Childre's Health Plan
Houston, TX