Nearly half of adults in the United States (47%, or 116 million) have hypertension, defined as a systolic blood pressure greater than 130 mmHg or a diastolic blood pressure greater than 80 mmHg or are taking medication for hypertension1
- Only about 1 in 4 adults (24%) with hypertension have their condition under control1
- About half of adults (45%) with uncontrolled hypertension have a blood pressure of 140/90 mmHg or higher. This includes 37 million U.S. adults1
- About 34 million adults who are recommended to take medication may need it to be prescribed and to start taking it. Almost two out of three of this group (19 million) have a blood pressure of 140/90 mmHg or higher1
- High blood pressure costs the United States about $131 billion each year, averaged over 12 years from 2003 to 2014.2
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VitalCare for Hypertension
VitalCare’s easy-to-use remote patient monitoring solution makes managing hypertension simple.
Patient is empowered to manage their condition
Allows care team to perform patient assessment through completed surveys and questionnaires that patients complete at their leisure
Provides alerts to notify the care team when established thresholds are breached and allows for immediate follow-up action
Patient can message their care team with concerns or to request information
Provides the care team with the ability to communicate as needed through through a variety of tools
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1:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hypertension Cascade: Hypertension Prevalence, Treatment and Control Estimates Among U.S. Adults Aged 18 Years and Older Applying the Criteria from the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association’s 2017 Hypertension Guideline—NHANES 2015–2018. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2021. Accessed March 12, 2021.
2: Kirkland EB, Heincelman M, Bishu KG, et. al. Trends in healthcare expenditures among US adults with hypertension: national estimates, 2003-2014. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018;7:e008731.