Blood Pressure Connect is a home monitoring program offered to patients by their primary care providers or specialists. The program gives patients and their care providers a way to keep track of their health data and collaborate on a care plan between office visits.
Developed by Partners HealthCare Connected Health and supported by Partners Population Health Management, Blood Pressure Connect is a turn-key service for clinical practices throughout the Partners network.
The program is being offered at primary care practices applying for NCQA recognition as patient centered medical homes.
Using a home blood pressure monitor and a wireless communications device, patients transmit their blood pressure readings to their providers; the data can be viewed via the patients' electronic medical record and the patient portal. Patients and their providers can view data based on time of day or, trends over time, and is displayed in easy-to-read graphs or charts.