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Testing Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Infection (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) CDC's testing recommendations for hepatitis C virus infection are outlined at the link. Adult, Senior
The Collaborative Care Model (CMS) The collaborative care model offers one approach to integration in which primary care providers, care managers, and psychiatric consultants work together to provide care and monitor patients' progress. Programs using this model have achieved improved clinical outcomes and reduced costs for a variety of mental health conditions, in a variety of settings, using several different payment mechanisms. This brief highlights the collaborative care model as a potential option for implementing integrated care under the Medicaid health homes authority described in Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide Recommendations from the Community Preventive Services Task Force. Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
The Community Guide: Cardiovascular Disease The Community Preventive Services Task Force has several resources related to community-focused interventions for blood pressure monitoring, management, and control. Adult, Senior
The Community Guide: Collaborative Care for the Management of Depressive Disorders The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends collaborative care for the management of depressive disorders based on strong evidence of effectiveness in improving depression symptoms, adherence to treatment, response to treatment, and remission and recovery from depression. The CPSTF also finds that collaborative care models provide good economic value based on the weight of evidence from studies that assessed both costs and benefits. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: Community-Wide Campaigns to Promote the Use of Folic Acid Supplements The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends community-wide education campaigns to promote the use of folic acid supplements among persons of childbearing age. Adolescent, Adult
The Community Guide: Dental Caries (Cavities): Community Water Fluoridation The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends community water fluoridation to reduce tooth decay (i.e., dental caries or cavities). Pediatric
The Community Guide: Diabetes Combined diet and physical activity promotion programs to prevent type 2 diabetes among people at increased risk, from the Community Preventive Services Task Force. Adult, Senior
The Community Guide: Exercise Programs to Prevent Gestational Hypertension The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends exercise programs for pregnant women to reduce the development of gestational hypertension. Adolescent, Adult
The Community Guide: Findings for Cancer Prevention and Control Community Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on interventions to increase colorectal cancer screening Pediatric, Senior, Adult, Adolescent
The Community Guide: Findings for Obesity The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends multicomponent interventions that use technology-supported coaching or counseling to help nonpregnant adults lose weight and maintain weight loss. Adult
The Community Guide: Group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Psychological Harm for Traumatic Events Among Children and Adolescents The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends group cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for symptomatic youth who have been exposed to traumatic events based on strong evidence of effectiveness in reducing psychological harm. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: HIV, STIs, and Teen Pregnancy The Community Preventive Services Task Force has issued several recommendations on the prevention of HIV/AIDS, other STIs, and teen pregnancy. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
The Community Guide: Individual Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Reduce Psychological Harm for Traumatic Events Among Children and Adolescents The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for symptomatic youth who have been exposed to traumatic events based on strong evidence of effectiveness in reducing psychological harm. Pediatric, Adolescent
The Community Guide: Mental Health Benefits Legislation The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends mental health benefits legislation to increase appropriate utilization of mental health services for persons with mental health conditions. Adult, Senior
The Community Guide: Nutrition The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends several community-based interventions to promote a healthy diet. Adult, Senior
The Community Guide: Physical Activity The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends several community-based interventions to promote physical activity. Adult, Senior
The Community Guide: Pregnancy Health The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends exercise programs during pregnancy to reduce the development of gestational hypertension. Adult
The Community Guide: School-Based Dental Sealant Delivery Programs to Prevent Caries The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends school-based programs to deliver dental sealants and prevent dental caries (tooth decay) among children. Pediatric
The Community Guide: Skin Cancer The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends interventions for skin cancer prevention in child care centers; primary and middle schools; outdoor occupational, recreational, and tourism settings; and communities. Adolescent, Senior, Adult
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