preventive services

preventive services

A general term for surveillance services—e.g., regular cervical smears, breast screening, faecal occult blood testing, biennial colonoscopy, serial PSA testing, smoking cessation programmes, etc.—which are intended to reduce demand on acute hospital services, by preventing disease or identifying early disease which is more amenable to treatment.
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The preventive service afloat was really the one for us to reckon with, and it was material for our success and safety to know the exact position of the patrol craft in the neighbourhood.
Preventive Services Task Force criteria for screening, and overused in low-risk younger women, new data suggest.
para]]Many preventive services available to customers at MinuteClinic and CVS/pharmacy locations are covered by insurance without co-pays under health law[[/para]]
Contract award: preventive services and mandatory preventive fumigation of mosquitoes in the city of zagreb.
Making sure you're up to date on preventive services is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy, says Anand Parekh, MD, MPH, deputy assistant secretary for health in the U.
Prevention and access to preventive services are critical to maintaining a woman's health across the lifespan.
Requiring that insurance plans cover certain women's health preventive services without additional charges (like co-pays) will reduce the financial barriers that used to prevent women from accessing critical health services.
A new study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and published in The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine found that implementing electronic standing orders for preventive services increased service delivery.
Clinical preventive services for women; closing the gaps.
Preventive Services Task Force, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and the American Academy of Pediatrics' Bright Futures pediatric guidelines--were in place before the ACA was enacted and became binding on many health plans starting in September 2010.
Summary: Emirates World Mobile Humanitarian Hospital will deliver therapeutic, surgical and preventive services to Syrian refugees in Jordan as part of a joint Emirati-Jordanian volunteer medical team.
Preventive Services Task Force has issued a report on vitamin D and calcium in mid-June.

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