Blood pressure boils over the Web

This week the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) [released a study]( about home health care and using the Internet to communicate with your doctors online.


Can blood pressure really be [monitored online]( Apparently so. The patients test the blood pressure themselves and keep their doctors informed via the Web.

According to the report, self-monitoring of blood pressure by patients and reporting to doctors over the Web provides similar accuracy as in-office testing and costs patients less.
Next up for AMA testing: diabetes monitoring.

How about monitoring of worker stress through the number of IMs and e-mails?

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