Provider Tools and Patient Education Materials

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has developed Provider Tools and Patient Education Materials to support Quality care, and to help jumpstart conversations with your patients. Access many of the materials below and order other helpful tools by clicking on the order form link.

Healthy Lifestyle Programs

Oral Health

Adult Obesity Assessment and Treatment

Patient Education

Healthy Habits: What You Need to Know About Pre-Diabetes
Healthy Habits: Steps Towards a Healthier Weight

 

Other Online Resources for Providers

Assessment & Treatment Recommendations - Adult Overweight and Obesity
Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults
- The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

 

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Tape measure for waist circumference

 

Childhood Obesity Assessment and Treatment

Tobacco Cessation

Patient Education

Starting the Conversation brochure in English – NC Prevention Partners
Starting the Conversation brochure in Spanish – NC Prevention Partners

 

Other Online Resources for Providers

Clinical Practice Guideline Book - Office of the Surgeon General
Quitline NC Fax Referral Form – Quitline NC
Tobacco Cessation Counseling Reimbursement Information
Helping Smokers Quit Pocket Guide – US Department of Health and Human Services

 


Preventive Screening Topics

Breast Cancer Screening

Patient education

Importance of mammograms

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Breast Cancer Awareness Poster

Breast Health Bead Necklace

Chlamydia Screening

Patient Education

Fact Sheet on Chlamydia – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Other Online Resources for Providers

Why Screen for Chlamydia? An implementation Guide for Providers (National Chlamydia Coalition)

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Patient Education

Fact Sheet on Colorectal Cancer Screening – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Other Online Resources for Providers

Facts on Screening Colorectal Cancer

Depression Screening

Other Online Tools for Providers

Patient Health Questionnaire – 9 (PHQ – 9)

Treating Major Depressive Disorder - American Psychiatric Association


Provider Quality Pocket Guide

Provider Quality Pocket Guide

 

Order helpful tools to help you assess and inform your patients.

Web links for resources and patient education materials regarding appropriate antibiotic use

http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/specific-groups/hcp/outpatient.html CDC page for outpatient providers

http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/index.html CDC homepage on appropriate antibiotic use