Best Practices Among Providers
The following links will take you to nationally recognized associations, organizations, and government entities BCBSMT uses as information resources in the evaluation of medical treatments and conditions. This site will continue to grow and we encourage you to visit often.
These websites may contain information relating to various medical conditions and their treatment. Such information is provided for educational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice of a physician or other health care professional. You should not use this information for diagnosing a health problem or disease. BCBSMT accepts no responsibility for the content of these websites.
National Guideline Clearinghouse
A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
American College of Radiology
The American College of Radiology is the principal organization of radiologists, radiation oncologists, and clinical medical physicists in the United States. The college is a nonprofit professional society whose primary purposes are to improve service to the patient, advance the science of radiology, study the socioeconomic aspects of the practice of radiology, and encourage continuing education for radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists, and persons practicing in allied professional fields.
The Cochrane Collaboration
The Cochrane Collaboration is a systematic review of the effects of healthcare interventions.
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute's goal is to stimulate and support scientific discovery and its application to achieve a future when all cancers are uncommon and easily treated.