Department of Population Health Sciences

Population Health Sciences (PHS) at the University of Utah School of Medicine drives health care transformation and aims to be a hub for education, investigation, and expertise in health services, cost, quality, outcomes, and health delivery systems research. The department will provide methodological expertise and infrastructure that will advance capacity for population health scientists to pursue impact-driven research and allow clinical professionals to provide better patient and population-oriented care in an increasingly complex health care delivery system.

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New Blood Pressure Guideline Could Prevent 3 Million Cardiovascular Events Over 10 Years
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Nov 19, 2018

New Blood Pressure Guideline Could Prevent 3 Million Cardiovascular Events Over 10 Years

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In 2017, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released new blood pressure guidelines, lowering hypertension threshold to 130/80 mm Hg from the previous 140/90 mm Hg. A new study predicts that achieving and maintaining the 2017 guideline blood pressure goals could prevent more than 3 million cardiovascular disease events over ten years. ... Read More

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