Marketing Tools for Prevention and Care Management

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed marketing tools to assist health care organizations in getting the word out about AHRQ's preventive and primary health care tools and products. Organizations may use these marketing tools to promote AHRQ's preventive and primary health care resources to their membership in a newsletter or other type of publication. Organizations can also contact AHRQ about adding their logo to AHRQ materials through a reprint partnership.

These announcements and images are in the public domain and free for anybody to use and download. For more ways to partner with AHRQ, or for more information about these products, please contact Rachel Weinstein at Rachel.Weinstein@ahrq.hhs.gov. For ordering information, go to Ordering Information: How To Obtain Prevention and Chronic Care Program Materials .

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Resources for Clinicians

These resources provide clinicians the information they need to make and implement evidence-based decisions about preventive care.

URL for http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/prevenix.htm

Get direct access to the latest scientific evidence related to preventive and primary health care, expert recommendations on which clinical preventive services your primary care patients need, and information on how to implement them on AHRQ's Prevention and Care Management Web site.

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cover of the AHRQ publication 'The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services'

Guide to Clinical Preventive Services

The Guide to Clinical Preventive Services is an authoritative and comprehensive source for clinicians and health care providers who make decisions about preventive services and care management. The handy pocket-sized Guide gives clinicians instant access to evidence-based recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that they can use in the primary care setting.

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ePSS

The electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is a free, downloadable, and interactive Web-based application designed to help primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients, based on U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations.

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Staying Healthy Pamphlets

The Staying Healthy Pamphlets are consumer-friendly brochures that clinicians can give to patients. The pamphlets help patients learn what daily steps they can take for good health, whether they need medicines to prevent disease, and which screening tests they need and when to get them. Each pamphlet highlights a different patient group: adult men, adult women, and older adults.

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poster of marketing materials available from the Partnership for Health

Partnership for Health Clinician Fact Sheets

The Veterans Health Administration partnered with AHRQ to create fact sheets for health care providers that explain the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for several cardiovascular diseases. Providers can use this series to enhance communication with patients and make informed decisions about preventive health care.

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Resources for Consumers

These resources provide consumers the information they need to make informed decisions about preventive health care.

URL for http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/prevenix.htm

Get the most current information on preventive and primary health care on AHRQ's Prevention and Care Management Web site. The site includes free tools and resources including preventive health checklists, patient brochures, and more.

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Myhealthfinder

Myhealthfinder is a special feature of the Web site www.healthfinder.gov (sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services) that provides free information on preventive and primary health care exclusively for the general public. Consumers can use this free interactive tool to get personalized health recommendations for themselves or a family member based on age, sex, and pregnancy status.

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photo of the Staying Healthy series of pamphlets

Staying Healthy Pamphlets

The Staying Healthy Pamphlets help consumers answer questions about what daily steps they can take for good health, whether they need medicines to prevent disease, and which screening tests they need and when to get them. Each pamphlet highlights a different patient group: adult men, adult women, and older adults.

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poster of marketing materials available from the Partnership for Health

Partnership for Health Patient Brochures

The Veterans Health Administration partnered with AHRQ to create patient brochures that explain the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for several cardiovascular diseases. Each topic has a list of questions that patients can ask their health care provider.

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To order any of these materials, go to Ordering Information: How To Obtain Prevention and Chronic Care Program Materials .
Current as of October 2010
Internet Citation: Marketing Tools for Prevention and Care Management. October 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/prevention-chronic-care/resources/marketing/index.html