Information for Health Professionals
The tools available here can help a variety of audiences better understand what clinical preventive services are and how they can be implemented in the real world.
Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) Tool
The ePSS is an application that includes all final Task Force recommendation statements and is designed to help primary care clinicians identify the right clinical preventive services for their patients. Use the tool to search and browse USPSTF recommendations on the web or on your PDA or mobile device.
Tools for Web Sites
Primary care clinicians
Identify preventive services appropriate for your patients.
Use the ePSS tool to search for USPSTF recommendations from here or download it to your Web site or blog.
Patients and consumers
Answer three questions to get a personalized list of preventive care information.
Use the myhealthfinder tool here or download it to your Web site or blog.
Resources for Health Professionals
The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services includes U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening, counseling, and preventive medication topics and includes clinical recommendations for each topic. This new pocket guide provides family physicians, internists, pediatricians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other clinicians with an authoritative source for making decisions about preventive services.
A collection of the evidence-based findings of the Community Preventive Services Task Force.
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.
A series of short reports and quizzes by the American Family Physician based on Task Force recommendations.
Internet Citation: Information for Health Professionals. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2018.