Leading M.D. addresses hypertension control on new ‘Top Docs’ show 

Ali R. Rahimi, M.D., MPH, FACC, a cardiologist with Kaiser Permanente of Georgia and the Southeast Permanente Medical Group and an adjunct professor of health policy and management with Emory University, addresses hypertension control and hypertension protocols on the latest episode of the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) ‘Top Docs Radio’ show.  

Dr. Rahimi addresses… 

– How a hypertension protocol can improve patient care, and which patients are the best candidates for using a protocol  

– What a hypertension protocol involves     

– Evidenced-based hypertension protocols

– The results a practice can expect to see when it uses a hypertension protocol

– How a practice can implement a hypertension protocol, the training that’s required, and the non-clinicians that can follow the protocol

– How a hypertension protocol can reduce the need for face-to-face visits

Dr. Rahimi is a MAG member, a member of the MAG Foundation’s Board of Trustees, and a member of the Medical Association of Atlanta’s Board of Directors. 

MAG sponsors at least two ‘Top Docs Radio’ episodes per month. Between downloads and live listeners, the program has reached more than 260,000 listeners – which includes people in all 50 states and 84 countries.  

MAG’s ‘Top Docs Radio’ show is supported with a grant from the Alliant Health Group in memory of Tom Williams, its former CEO.

Click for ‘Protocol for Controlling Hypertension in Adults’ form

Click for ‘Million Hearts’ Program protocols web page 

Click for Kaiser Permanente ‘Adult BP Clinician Guide’

Click for Million Hearts Program ‘Elements Associated with Effective Adoption and Use of a Protocol’ Insights from Key Stakeholders’ summary