Table 2. Eligibility Criteria
InclusionAge at least 21 years
Diagnosed with hypertension
Established patient (defined by at least 1 visit/year for the past 3 years)
At least 3 visits in 2013
ExclusionEvidence of hypertensive emergency
Myocardial infarction in the past 6 months
Heart failure
Unstable angina
Serious renal disease (ie, CKD stage IV and V, renal failure) or hepatic disease
Dementia/cognitive impairment
  • CKD, chronic kidney disease.