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.

Available for:  Android,  iPad,  iPhone/iPodWindows, AppWeb

Learn more about the ePSS


Resources for Health Professionals

Guide to Community Preventive Services

A collection of the evidence-based findings of the Community Preventive Services Task Force.

Healthy People 2020

Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.

Putting Prevention Into Practice (PPIP): An Evidence-Based Approach

A series of short reports and quizzes by the American Family Physician based on Task Force recommendations.


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.