AHRQ ePSS

AHRQ ePSS


Overview

The Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is an application designed and developed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Nation's lead Federal agency for research on health care quality, costs, outcomes and patient safety.

The ePSS application was developed to assist primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients. The ePSS information is based on the current recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and can be searched by specific patient characteristics, such as age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors. The ePSS is available as a web application and mobile applications.

Web Application: http://epss.ahrq.gov
• Compatible with major browsers: Internet Explorer 6+; Firefox 2+; Safari 3+, Opera 9+
• Latest recommendations information updated by the USPSTF
• User friendly interface
• Print friendly format available

Mobile Application:
• Compatible version available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and all other major mobile platforms*
• Full functionality of the ePSS Web application
• Full mobility without the need for wireless or internet connectivity **
• Optional subscription for email notifications of available updates
• Mac OS X user support for ePSS Palm and ePSS Windows Mobile download and installation
• Automated ePSS data updates

* View the supported device list to check for compatibility with your specific device
** Application downloads and data updates require internet connectivity

Key Features:
• Search and browse the USPSTF recommendations
• View Tools for Primary Care Clinicians
• User friendly interface customized for Android

New Features:
• Search for recommendations by keyword text. Keywords are highlighted in the search results.
• Bookmark any recommendations or topics for later viewing.
• Save Search feature provides quick access to the routinely viewed recommendations.
• Automatic update of ePSS recommendations data on application launch. (wireless or WiFi internet connection required)
• Email recommendations or saved search results.
• ePSS Recommendations Rx: email patient specific customized recommendations.

Recent changes:
• Support for new Full HD Screen Smartphones / Tablets
• Add New Menu Button to support new smartphones
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File size
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About AHRQ ePSS
Overview

The Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is an application designed and developed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Nation's lead Federal agency for research on health care quality, costs, outcomes and patient safety.

The ePSS application was developed to assist primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients. The ePSS information is based on the current recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and can be searched by specific patient characteristics, such as age, sex, and selected behavioral risk factors. The ePSS is available as a web application and mobile applications.

Web Application: http://epss.ahrq.gov
• Compatible with major browsers: Internet Explorer 6+; Firefox 2+; Safari 3+, Opera 9+
• Latest recommendations information updated by the USPSTF
• User friendly interface
• Print friendly format available

Mobile Application:
• Compatible version available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and all other major mobile platforms*
• Full functionality of the ePSS Web application
• Full mobility without the need for wireless or internet connectivity **
• Optional subscription for email notifications of available updates
• Mac OS X user support for ePSS Palm and ePSS Windows Mobile download and installation
• Automated ePSS data updates

* View the supported device list to check for compatibility with your specific device
** Application downloads and data updates require internet connectivity

Key Features:
• Search and browse the USPSTF recommendations
• View Tools for Primary Care Clinicians
• User friendly interface customized for Android

New Features:
• Search for recommendations by keyword text. Keywords are highlighted in the search results.
• Bookmark any recommendations or topics for later viewing.
• Save Search feature provides quick access to the routinely viewed recommendations.
• Automatic update of ePSS recommendations data on application launch. (wireless or WiFi internet connection required)
• Email recommendations or saved search results.
• ePSS Recommendations Rx: email patient specific customized recommendations.

Recent changes:
• Support for new Full HD Screen Smartphones / Tablets
• Add New Menu Button to support new smartphones

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jun 21, 2015
Excellent app to quickly look at the current USPSTF recommendations on phone.
A Google User
Apr 27, 2015
Wonderful fast access to recommendation! Really struggle with finding the right recommendations at health maintenance visits. Perfect simple interface to bring up the most salient information, and I can take it as far as I want.
A Google User
Oct 8, 2014
Awesome
A Google User
Sep 11, 2014
Amazing tool for med students in primary care setting
A Google User
Aug 2, 2014
Great app But some recommendations need to be updated according to the latest USPTF recommendations (2014)