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Agency for Healthcare Research Quality

Provides practical healthcare information.

Clinical information on evidence-based practice, clinical guidelines, medical effectiveness and pharmaceuticals.

All Health Development Corporation

Global medical search engine. Comprehensive source of medical information available on the web.

American Cancer Society

Dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering

American Heart Association

Information and education about heart and stroke disease.

American Hospital Directory

Provides online information for nearly 6000 hospitals. The database is built from federal files.

American Nurses Association

Represents the interests of the nation’s 2.6 million nurses.

Association of Certified Research Professionals

Purpose of the Association is to provide global leadership for the clinical research profession by promoting and advancing the highest ethical standards and practices.

Behavioral Risk Factor Survey – BRFSS

World’s largest telephone survey tracks health risks in the United States.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Certified Research Associates

Educational and charitable nonprofit membership organization, offering educational programming

Consumer Checkbook

Rate consumer service firms and provides unbiased, fact-based consumer information and services covering health.

Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. principal agency for better health, safety, and wellbeing

Discovery Health Television

Offers news and a variety or health information resources.

Dr. Koop

Former Surgeon General Koop’s resources for health information.


Free software program developed by the Centers for Disease Control to allow health and medical professionals to develop a questionnaire or form, customize the data entry process, and enter and analyze data.

Food and Drug Administration

Information includes news, medical devices, animal drugs, human drugs, and biologics.

Foundation for Accountability

An organization improving healthcare for Americans by advocating for an accountable and accessible system

Health A to Z

Portal site presents introductory level to alternative medicine and Chinese medicine.

Health Allies

Created on the simple precise that Americans are paying far too much for medical care.

Health and Age Centers: Novartis Foundation for Gerontology

For physicians and specialists. Medical news updates, research publications, interventions in older adults.

Health Answers

Contains health news and information, including a health encyclopedia.

Health Central

Consumer health information from Dr. Dean Edell.

Health Market International

Specializing in healthcare information consulting.

Health Scope

Independent source of information to help California residents select health plans.

HealthGrades—The healthcare quality experts

Grades the performance of hospitals, physicians, health plans, nursing homes and other healthcare organizations.


Personal and family health news, interactive check-ups, medical encyclopedias, discussion groups.

Healthy People 2010

Provides access to the complete Healthy People 2010 text

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Offers resources and services to help healthcare organizations make dramatic and long-lasting improvements that enhance clinical outcomes and reduce costs

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

Provides information about adverse drug events and their prevention for healthcare practitioners

Institute of Medicine

Information and advice concerning health and science policy.

InteliHealth Inc.

Harvard Medical School’s consumer health information, journal databases, a medical dictionary, FAQ’s.

Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

The nation’s predominant standards setting and accrediting body.

Mayo Clinic Health Information

Mayo Clinic experts provide current medical information and news on health topics.


Official U.S. government site for Medicare information

Medicine Net

Health and medical information

National Academic Press

Online, full-text library of National Academy Press literature--encompasses numerous fields

National Cancer Institute

U.S. National Institute of Health’s cancer research wing.

National Committee for Quality Assurance

Provides information about the quality of national managed care plans to enable consumers to evaluate them.

National Institute of Health


National Library of Medicine


Office of Human Research Protections

Policy advice and recommendations for human research investigation.

Office of Inspector General

Government resources include health care fraud alerts, compliance guidance, and corporate integrity

Office of Research Integrity

ORI indices of publications, guidelines and regulations and other sources

Oncology Nurses Society

Organization open to registered nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in oncology care.

Personal MD

Drug interaction tool and other personal health management information service.

Public Health Service - agencies

Listing of agencies and programs from the US Dept of Health and Human Services


NIH repository for peer-reviewed primary research reports in the life sciences.

Real Age

Presents health assessment tools, medical news, and medical encyclopedias, streaming health videos.

Society of Certified Research Associates

Educational and charitable nonprofit membership organization, offering educational programming

Studer Group

Works with organizations to create a culture of service and operational excellence.

Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results of the National Cancer Institute

Authoritarian source of information on cancer incidence and survival in United States.

US News

Browse the latest headlines


Comprehensive health resources for consumers, physicians, nurses, and educators