Guidelines & Resources
We offer physician resources and evidence-based guidelines and consensus statements. Stay informed about clinical decision support, medical education, quality improvement, and health-care policy.
We are the leading resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and consensus statements. Each published document provides the best available evidence-based recommendations or consensus-based suggestions for the clinical topics at hand, based on an extensive system of grading and evaluation in place.
Our other resources can assist you in maintaining your certification, navigating national health-care reform and how it affects chest medicine, and increasing knowledge and performance with the AQuIRE Registry. Maximize your compensation by referencing precise and specialized coding and reimbursement information in Coding for Chest Medicine 2013, and learn to effectively advocate for chest medicine by reviewing the Advocacy Tool Kit.
Guidelines and Consensus Statements
NEW! The Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer, 3rd ed: CHEST Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines
Access guidelines and consensus statements, and learn about the development process.
Antithrombotic 9th Edition Resources
Comments and Sign-on Letters
Find out how we represent your interests by commenting on important national initiatives.
Read out position on various important topics.
Legislative Action Center
Become a Grassroots Advocate and be notified when you can make a difference on issues important to chest medicine.
Advocacy Tool Kit
Use a variety of tools to effectively advocate. Learn tips for communicating with Congress and access letter templates for contacting your legislators, instructions for scheduling appointments with your legislators, and congressional calendars.
Payment Practice and Quality
Coding and Reimbursement
View our coding and reimbursement resources related to chest medicine.
Learn about resources relating to AQuIRE, PQRS, Maintenance of Certification, EHR and Health IT, Performance Measures, and Value Based Purchasing.