For people with high blood pressure, telemonitoring may cut heart attack, stroke rate by 50%

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 11:30 in Health & Medicine

Adults with uncontrolled high blood pressure were about half as likely to have serious cardiovascular events in the five years after a pharmacist-led telemonitoring program compared to those receiving routine primary care. By reducing cardiovascular events, the telemonitoring intervention saved about $1,900 over five years in overall health care costs for each individual.

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