General Internal Medicine Research Programs

Quality of Care for Hypertension and Risk Factors for Stroke and Cardiovascular Events under Medicaid Managed Care

Physicians' practice patterns and patients' health services exposures can have substantial impact on clinical outcomes for patients with hypertension.

This study, funded for 4 years through an American Heart Association Established Investigator Grant, seeks to demonstrate conclusively the health services exposures and physician practice patterns associated with the best clinical outcomes for hypertension for vulnerable patients under Medicaid managed care.

For more information contact Jim Bailey, MD, MPH, Principal Investigator.

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