CenCal Health’s internal and external committees have accepted the following clinical guidelines from state and nationally recognized organizations that utilize best practices for high quality health care.
Below are links to clinical guidelines for several disease states and screenings.
NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (EPR-3)
Behavioral Health Clinical Practice: Adults
American Psychiatric Association: Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults
Behavioral Health Clinical Practice: Children
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Childhood Lead Screening
CDPH Standard of Care on Screening for Childhood Lead Poisoning
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
ACCF/AHA Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure in Adults
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases (GOLD)
American Diabetes Association: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes-2016
AMA Evidence Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults
Overweight and Obesity: Adult
National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. “Managing Overweight and Obesity in Adults"
Overweight and Obesity: Child and Adolescent
American Academy of Pediatrics: Pediatric Obesity Clinical Decision Support Chart
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and CDC: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines
Upper Respiratory Infection (URI): Adult and Pediatric
The CMA Foundation AWARE Program