Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Comprehensive Telehealth Methods to Deliver Dietary Interventions for Chronic Disease Management
Weekly / October 20, 2017 / 66(41);1121
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The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recently posted new information on its recommendation regarding telehealth interventions to supplement the care of adults with chronic diseases affected by diet. “Health Information Technology: Comprehensive Telehealth to Deliver Dietary Interventions to Patients with Chronic Diseases” is available at https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/health-information-technology-comprehensive-telehealth-deliver-dietary-interventionsexternal icon.
Established in 1996 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the CPSTF is an independent, nonfederal panel of public health and prevention experts whose members are appointed by the director of CDC. The CPSTF provides information for a wide range of persons who make decisions about programs, services, and other interventions to improve population health. Although CDC provides administrative, scientific, and technical support for the CPSTF, the recommendations developed are those of the task force and do not undergo review or approval by CDC.
Suggested citation for this article: Announcement: Community Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Comprehensive Telehealth Methods to Deliver Dietary Interventions for Chronic Disease Management. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2017;66:1121. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6641a7external icon.
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