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Clinical Guidelines


At Devoted Health, we believe that the following published clinical guidelines reflect best practices for managing a variety of chronic conditions and for approaching disease prevention and wellness. Our clinical team chose to focus specifically on the chronic diseases — and prevention and wellness areas — most relevant to our members and provider partners.

Internal Medicine

Preventive Care: Immunizations
2019 U.S. Centers For Disease Control Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule for Adults ages 19 years or older

Preventive Care: Fall Risk
Summary of the 2011 Updated American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention of Falls in Older Persons

Preventive Care: Cancer Screening
Prostate Cancer
Screening for Prostate Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement (2018)

Breast Cancer
Screening for Breast Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement (2016)

Lung Cancer
Screening for Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (2013)

Cervical Cancer
Screening for Cervical Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement (2012)

Colorectal Cancer
Screening for Colorectal Cancer U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement (2016)

Obesity/Weight Management
2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and The Obesity Society

Potentially Inappropriate Medications in the Elderly
Beers Criteria
American Geriatrics Society 2019 Updated AGS Beers Criteria® for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults

Healthy Lifestyle: Smoking Cessation
Smoking Cessation
Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for Tobacco Smoking Cessation in Adults, Including Pregnant Women: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement (2015)

Healthy Lifestyle: Diet and Exercise
2019 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Executive Summary

Cardiovascular Disease
Hypertension: Evaluation & Management
2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults

Hyperlipidemia: Evaluation & Management
2018 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
2019 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Executive Summary

Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
AHA/ACCF Secondary Prevention and Risk Reduction Therapy for Patients with Coronary and Other Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease: 2011 Update

Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk

Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: Diagnosis & Management
2014 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Focused Update of the Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease

Congestive Heart Failure: Diagnosis & Management
1. 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure
2. 2017 Focused Update to 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure

Peripheral Artery Disease: Diagnosis & Management
2016 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guideline on the Management of Patients with Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease

Evaluation of Perioperative Risk for Cardiovascular Events
2014 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guidelines for Preoperative Risk Assessment

Atrial Fibrillation
2019 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/Heart Rhythm Society Guidelines on Diagnosis and Managment of Atrial Fibrillation

Endocrinology
Diabetes Mellitus
2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

Osteoporosis
Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement (2018)

Nephrology
Evaluation and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease
KDIGO 2012 Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

Infectious Diseases
HIV/AIDS
CDC Guidelines on Testing, Treatment, and Prevention of HIV

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: 2014 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America

Hepatitis C
HCV Guidance: Recommendations for Testing, Managing, and Treating Hepatitis C. Joint guidelines from the American Association of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)

Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults

Clostridium Difficile
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children: 2017 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

Pulmonology
COPD: Management of Stable Disease & Prevention of Exacerbations
Prevention of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline (2017)

COPD: Management of Acute Exacerbations
Prevention of COPD exacerbations: a European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society guideline (2017)

COPD: Gold Criteria for Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention
2017 GOLD Pocket Guide to COPD Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention

Rheumatology
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Diagnosis and Management — 2012 Update of the 2008 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Recommendations for the use of Disease-Modifying AntiRheumatic Drugs and Biologics in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Transplant Medicine
Heart Transplant
The 2016 International Society for Heart Lung Transplantation listing criteria for heart transplantation: A 10-year update

Lung Transplant
Consensus Document on Selection of Lung Transplant Candidates from the International Society for Heart Lung Transplantation (2015)

Kidney Transplant
KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline on the Evaluation and Management of Candidates for Kidney Transplantation (2018)

Liver Transplant
2013 AASLD Liver Transplant Evaluation Guidelines

Psychiatry

Baseline Adult Psychiatric Evaluation
American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Psychiatric Evaluation of Adults, Third Edition (2015)

Screening for Depression in Adults
Screening for Depression in Adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement (2016)

Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
Nonpharmacologic Versus Pharmacologic Treatment of Adult Patients With Major Depressive Disorder: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians (2016)

Opioid Use Disorder
The 2015 American Society of Addiction Medicine National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medicines in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use

Neurology

Dementia: Evaluation & Management
American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary for Clinicians:Detection, Diagnosis, and Management of Dementia

Alzheimers Dementia
The diagnosis of dementia due to Alzheimer's disease: recommendations from the National Institute on Aging-Alzheimer's Association workgroups on diagnostic guidelines for Alzheimer's disease (2011)

Cerebrovascular Disease: Prevention
2014 American Academy of Neurology/American Heart Association Guidelines for Prevention of Stroke