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Lifestyle coaching can help improve blood pressure control in Black adults with hypertension

Culturally tailored lifestyle coaching can help Black adults with hypertension improve their blood pressure control, new Kaiser Permanente research shows. Improving blood pressure control is key to reducing risk for stroke, heart attack, and other hypertension-related health problems. Black adults have the highest rates of… Read More »Lifestyle coaching can help improve blood pressure control in Black adults with hypertension

New Blue Ridge Academic Health Group Report Outlines Challenging Economic Outlook for Academic Health Centers

Newswise — Recommendations for academic health centers in addressing a challenging economic outlook are set out in a new report issued by the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group (BRAHG). BRAHG is co-chaired by Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center… Read More »New Blue Ridge Academic Health Group Report Outlines Challenging Economic Outlook for Academic Health Centers

Mercy Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Newswise — (Baltimore, MD) – Mercy Medical Center has received an “A” grade in the spring 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Mercy’s achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. Mercy was one of seven hospitals in Maryland and one… Read More »Mercy Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade