American Public Health Association
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Health Services Research

Academy Health
Offers a technical assistance resource for researchers and policy professionals.
www.academyhealth.org

American Hospital Association's Central Office: Clearinghouse for ICD-9 and HCPCS
The AHA's Central Office serves as the nation's official clearinghouse on medical coding for the proper use of the ICD-9-CM systems and Level I HCPCS for hospital providers and certain Level II HCPCS codes for hospitals, physicians and other health professionals.
www.ahacentraloffice.org

Center for Health and Public Service Research (CHPSR)
The Center for Health and Public Service Research of the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is a center for applied research that addresses key policy, financial and organizational issues concerning the delivery of health care and social services.
www.nyu.edu/wagner/chpsr/

Center for Studying Health System Change (CSHSC)

CSHSC is a non-partisan policy research organization that provides incisive, timely analyses about the effects of health system change to inform the thinking and decisions of policy makers in government and industry. 
www.hschange.com/

Georgetown University Institute for Health Care Research and Policy

The Georgetown University Institute for Health Care Research and Policy is a multi-disciplinary group of faculty and staff dedicated to conducting research on key issues in health policy and health services research.
www.georgetown.edu/research/ihcrp/

Health Affairs: The Policy Journal of the Health Sphere

A peer-reviewed quarterly journal focusing on issues in health care.
www.healthaffairs.org

HealthNewsReview.org
The Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making provides information tools and methods that help epople understand their healthcare choices in order to make sound decisions affecting their clinical options.
www.healthnewsreview.org

Health Services and Technology Assessment (HSTAT)
HSTAT collects clinical preventive guidelines and consensus development reports from numerous organizations.
http://text.nlm.nih.gov/

Health Services Research Projects in Progress Database
A database providing access to ongoing grants and contracts in health services research, offered free through the National Library of Medicine.
www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/db.html

The Institute for Health Care Improvement
The Institute helps accelerate change in health care by cultivating promising concepts for improving patient care and turning those ideas into action. 
www.ihi.org

Management Sciences for Health
This private, non-profit company provides technical assistance, research, training, and systems development to improve delivery of primary health care and family planning services.
www.msh.org

Nebraska Center for Rural Health Research
The Nebraska Center for Rural Health Research is organized as a multi-campus Center located at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). The Center focuses on special populations among rural residents, including the elderly, children, minorities, mentally ill, under and uninsured, and new immigrants whose needs for assistance are unique.
www.unmc.edu/rural/

Project HOPE Center for Health Affairs (CHA)
Founded in 1981, CHA is a nonprofit health policy research organization that provides objective research and policy analysis on both United States and foreign health systems.
www.projhope.org/howwehelp/healthaffairsjournal.asp

Public Health Foundation (PHF)
Through applied research, training, and technical assistance, PHF focuses its efforts on helping strengthen and build capacity and infrastructure of public health agencies and systems.
www.phf.org/index.htm

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
The Center conducts research on health policy issues, provides policy analysis, data and training; and offers educational opportunities.
www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu

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