Slide 11. Who Supports the USPSTF?

Understanding the Methods Used by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in Developing Recommendations

Slide 11. Who Supports the USPSTF?

Who Supports the USPSTF?

  • Administrative, research, technical and dissemination support provided by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
  • Scientific support from AHRQ-funded Evidence-Based Practice Centers (EPCs)
    • 14 EPCs in the US and Canada.
    • EPCs conduct systematic evidence reviews on topics in clinical prevention that serve as the scientific basis for USPSTF recommendations.
    • EPC products: evidence reports and technology assessments.

http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/about.htm

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Current as of August 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 11. Who Supports the USPSTF?: Understanding the Methods Used by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in Developing Recommendations. August 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/tfmethods/tfmethodsld11.html