Research Guides: Health & Biomedical Web Sites


Health Services Management
American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management http://www.aaham.org/
American College of Health Care Administrators http://www.achca.org/
American College of Healthcare Executives http://www.ache.org/
American Hospital Association http://www.aha.org/
American Medical Association http://www.ama-assn.org/
Healthcare Financial Management Association http://www.hfma.org/
Medical Group Management Association http://www.mgma.org/
Medical Marketing Association http://www.mmanet.org/
National Association of Public Hospitals http://www.naph.org/
Public Relations Society of America http://www.prsa.org/

Health Information Systems/Technology
3M Health Information Systems http://www.3mhis.com/
Advanced Medical Technology http://www.advamed.org/
American Health Information Management Association http://www.ahima.org/
Computer-Based Patient Record Institute http://www.cpri-host.org/
Health Information and Management Systems Society http://www.himss.org/
National Cancer Registry Association http://www.ncra-usa.org/

Health Law
Center for Law and the Public's Health http://www.publichealthlaw.net/
Lexis-Nexis Academic http://www.virtualchase.com/resources/healthlaw.shtml
Virtual Chase-Health Law http://www.virtualchase.com/resources/healthlaw.shtml

Quality in Healthcare
Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare http://www.aaahc.org/
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality http://www.ahrq.gov/
American Society for Testing and Materials http://www.astm.org/
Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations http://www.jcaho.org/
Institute for Health and Productivity Management http://www.ihpm.org/
National Association for Healthcare Quality http://www.nahq.org/
National Committee on Quality Assurance http://www.ncqa.org/

Managed Care/Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems/Health Insurance
American Association of Health Plans http://www.aahp.org/
American Association of Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems http://www.aaihds.org/
Health Insurance Association of America http://www.hiaa.org/
Institute for Health Care Research & Policy/Georgetown University http://www.healthinsuranceinfo.net/
Managed Care Online (Newsletter) http://www.managedcareonline.com/

Public Health/Epidemiology
American Public Health Association http://www.apha.org/
Florida Department of Public Health http://www.doh.state.fl.us/
Medscape-Public Health http://www.medscape.com/publichealthhome
Office of Public Health Service http://www.osophs.dhhs.gov/ophs/
Public Health Foundation http://www.phf.org/
Public Health Institute http://www.phi.org/
WWW Virtual Library-Epidemiology http://www.epibiostat.ucsf.edu/epidem/epidem.html
WWW Virtual Library-Public Health http://www.ldb.org/vl/

U.S. Government Agencies
Health.gov Portal http://www.health.gov/
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services http://cms.hhs.gov/
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) http://www.cdc.gov/
U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services http://www.hhs.gov/
Federal Statistics http://www.fedstats.gov/
Medicare http://www.medicare.gov/
Medline Plus http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus
National Center for Health Statistics http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/
National Library of Medicine http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/Healthy People http://www.healthypeople.gov/
PubMed http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi
Social Security Online http://www.ssa.gov/

Medicine for Laypeople
Columbia University/Health Q&A site http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/
Family Health/Medical Network, Inc. http://www.healthatoz.com/
Health Information Gateway (NLM) http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hinfo.html
Health Information Library (videos) http://www.healthology.com/
Healthfinder http://www.healthfinder.gov/
MedlinePlus http://medlineplus.gov/
Men's Health (e-journal) http://www.menshealth.com/
National Cancer Institute http://www.cancer.gov/
New York Online Access to Health Information (NOAH) http://www.noah-health.org/
NIH Health Information Page http://health.nih.gov/
WebMD http://my.webmd.com/


Drug Information
American Pharmaceutical Association http://www.aphanet.org/
Food and Drug Administration http://www.fda.gov/
Hardin MD-Drug Information http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/md/pharm.html
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers Association http://www.phrma.org/

Voluntary Health Associations/Support Group Networks
Allergy Information http://www.allallergy.net/
Alzheimer's Association http://www.alz.org/
American Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.org/
American Lung Association http://www.lungusa.org/
American Cancer Society http://www.cancer.org/
American Heart Association http://www.americanheart.org/

Selected Core Professional Journals (e-journals available from EbscoHost Nursing Reference Center & Medline Full-Text)
AHA News
American Medical News
Health Care Financing Review
Health Care Strategic Management
Health Management Technology
Healthcare Executive
Healthcare Financial Management
Healthcare Forum Journal
Healthcare Informatics
JAMA
Journal of Healthcare Management
Marketing Health Services
Modern Healthcare
New England Journal of Medicine


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