Community Medical Providers is pleased to provide the link to the Guide to Clinical Preventive Services. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) was convened by the U.S. Public Health Service to rigorously evaluate clinical research in order to assess the merits of preventive measures, including screening tests, counseling, immunization, and chemoprevention. The Task Force’s pioneering efforts culminated in the 1989 Guide to Clinical Services. A second edition of the Guide was published in 1996.
Now, a new USPSTF is updating assessments and recommendations and addressing new topics. The Center for Practice and Technology Assessment (CPTA), of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), oversees operations of the USPSTF.
To get more information go to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality web site.