Importance of reliable, consistent blood pressure measurement on clinical care and patient outcomes

July 23, 2020

Thomas Schwieterman, MD, and Randy Wexler, MD, MPH, FAAFP, discuss the key role blood pressure measurement plays in both disease management strategies and metrics for value-based care models — plus, how doctors can improve measurement positioning and protocol.

Presented by: Thomas D. Schwieterman, M.D., MBA & Randy Wexler MD, MPH, FAAFP

Thomas D. Schwieterman, M.D., MBA
Vice President of Clinical Affairs and
Chief Medical Officer

As Vice President of Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer for Midmark Corporation, Dr. Tom Schwieterman has a profound understanding of the trends and issues driving the healthcare industry through significant change and evolution. His experience as a private practice physician for 12 years in a rural community gives him a unique perspective on problems and opportunities facing physician practices, especially at the point of care.

Randy Wexler MD, MPH, FAAFP
Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Academics
Ohio State University

Randy is a Professor of Family Medicine and Vice Chair for Academics at the Ohio State University. He received his medical degree from Wright State University, and his MPH from the Ohio State University College of Public Health. His research interests include improved cardiovascular care in the primary care setting and evolution of value-based health care models. Dr. Wexler has received research funding from NIH, AHRQ, and Ohio Medicaid, as well as various Foundations.