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The results below represent the care of 246,519 patients with high blood pressure. Read More About This Measure

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Dean Clinic
84.12 %
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ThedaCare Physicians
81.25 %
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Aurora Health Care Medical Group
80.00 %
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Gundersen Clinic, Ltd
78.07 %
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Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group
N=17590 n=406
76.85 %
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Monroe Clinic
76.49 %
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ProHealth Care Medical Associates
75.99 %
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Bellin Medical Group
75.39 %
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Mayo Clinic Health System - Franciscan Healthcare
75.23 %
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Aurora Advanced Healthcare
74.91 %
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Marshfield Clinic
74.05 %
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Aurora UW Medical Group
73.65 %
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Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire
72.92 %
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UW Health Physicians
71.59 %
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Prevea Health
71.51 %
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Mercy Health System
N=8958 n=8958
71.49 %
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Columbia St. Mary's Community Physicians
N=14970 n=14966
70.92 %
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Meriter Medical Group
70.37 %

"Essential Hypertension" is diagnosed when no specific cause for the elevated blood pressure can be found. A normal blood pressure for most adults is less than 120/80 mm Hg. If an individuals blood pressure is 140/90 mm Hg or above, that individual is said to have hypertension or high blood pressure. High blood pressure is a leading risk factor for coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, renal disease and stroke. Controlling one's blood pressure can help prevent these diseases.

This measure assesses the percentage of patients 18-85 years of age who have a diagnosis of uncomplicated essential hypertension and whose blood pressure was adequately controlled (less than 140/90 mm Hg).

Disclaimer: Measures reported by WCHQ healthcare organizations represent a specific aspect of care in relation to an evidence-based standard, but are not clinical guidelines and do not establish standards of care.