New Study about A collaborative cardiologist-pharmacist Care model to improve hypertension

Original Research published in current Pharmacy Practice Journal shows innovative collaboration is effective!

Brian K. IRONS, Gary MEYERROSE, Sherry LAGUARDIA, Kweku HAZEL, Charles F. SEIFER

 This is the first study to document the effectiveness of a

care model to control hypertension in patients with or at high risk for CAD using more stringent blood pressure goals and comparing that control to usual care within the same clinic setting.

In Summary

Physician led collaborative drug therapy management utilizing  clinical pharmacist’s to aid in the medication management of patients with hypertension has been shown to improve blood pressure control. With recommendations for lower blood pressures in patients with coronary artery disease, a cardiologist-pharmacist collaborative care model may be a novel way to achieve these more rigorous goals of therapy continue read