HealthPartners Institute and the National Commission on Prevention Priorities (NCPP) announced the 2017 update of their Ranking of Clinical Preventive Services, which compares 28 of the most cost-effective and life-saving evidence-based interventions.
Three of the most cost-effective and life saving conversations a clinician can have with a patient include:
Advising adults to quit smoking;
Encouraging children and teens to not start smoking; and
This effort, a major initiative in the NCPP's Prevention Priorities work, demonstrates the value of evidence in supporting a healthier nation.
Cristie Upshaw Travis, Memphis Business Group on Health CEO, is a commission member of NPCC.
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