Prevention Starts with Screenings
Hill recommends completing vaccinations in a timely manner to protect your family and prevent diseases from spreading. Preventive immunizations and health screenings continue to be of importance throughout your adult life. These guidelines are
general in nature. We recommend following the judgment and experience of your physician who has been informed by these standards of care and how they may apply to your specific case.
In order to provide up-to-date and definitive preventive care guidance for our providers, Hill Physicians has adopted the following nationally recognized guidelines:
Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC recommends that children should stay up-to-date on their immunizations, especially those under 24 months of age
Bright Futures, developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), offers additional information on well-child visits and immunizations - View recommended guidelines at brightfutures.aap.org
- Multiple resources are available on the website.
- Immunization schedules are approved jointly by the AAP and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) as well as the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, developed by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) - View recommended guidelines at uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org
- Available on the website is a free smartphone/iPad app called ePSS (Electronic Preventive Services Selector), which Hill Physicians endorses. The web page also has ePSS widgets for quick use by clinicians and patients.
- The USPSTF points to the ACIP for immunization guidance.
Hill Member Preventive Screenings Notifications
Physicians Medical Group partners with your family physician to ensure
our members get the recommended immunizations and preventive screenings
and tests at the appropriate age. You may receive a notification from Hill Physicians that you are due for a preventive screening or test. Talk to your doctor to schedule them as soon as you receive anotice. Get information about a Preventive Screening for Cancer here.
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