Resource Locators

American Health Information Management Association
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the dynamic professional association that represents more than 40,000 specially educated health information management professionals who work throughout the healthcare industry.

Health Affairs: The Policy Journal of the Health Sphere
A valuable tool for practitioners, researchers, industry executives, and policymakers who have an immediate need for information on the nation's health system and its impact.

Public Health InfoLinks
3000 links to important public health web sites gathered by the Rollins School of Public Health.

Discover Research
A Center for Clinical Drug Trials and Clinical Research in Baltimore, Maryland. Trials may include studies on hypertension, migraine headaches, heart failure, circulation and diabetes among others.

WWW Resources for Social Workers

HMATRIX-L (Health Matrix listserv from Lee Hancock)
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MedWeb: Public Health
This index leads you to eight pages of international sites in public health. A smattering of offerings include: the Arizona Health Sciences Public Health information guide, BIREME-Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health, Univ. of Michigan, Czech Ministry of Health, US health departments, NIH clearinghouses, PAHO, and others.

A leading UK medical information website for healthcare professionals and consumers around the world.

Medscape from WebMD offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools.

FedWorld provides a gateway to over 120 federal US information sources, including numerous health agencies and the White House. It's a good starting point to find government information on health and other topics.

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) User Support Web site
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) HCUP is a family of health care databases and related products developed through a Federal-State-Industry partnership.  HCUP produces powerful, comprehensive, health care data that can be used to identify, track, and analyze national, regional, and state trends in health care utilization, access, charges, quality, and outcomes.

A free on-line health statistics querying tool from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

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