Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS)


Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS)


The Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) is a hands-on tool designed to help primary care clinicians identify the screening, counseling, and preventive medication services that are appropriate for their patients.

The ePSS can be accessed on the Web or on a PDA or mobile device. It is based on 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.

This tool has the following key features:

  • Full functionality of the USPSTF Web-based application
  • User selected scheduled update reminders
  • E-mail notifications of available updates
  • User friendly ePSS data updates
  • Full mobility without the need for wireless and internet connectivity


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Release Date: 2006
Recent Summary: July 2014
Original Summary: November 2006
Last Updated: 07/30/14

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