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The new International newsletter on electronic data in health care, Emed News, has a free World Wide Web site with synopses and headlines of stories from the current issue.
Medical Records Institute
Information about the Medical Records Institute and electronic patient records.
Personalized Intelligently Generated Explanatory Text
The PIGLET (Personalized Intelligently Generated Explanatory Text) system has been developed to provide a tool for patients to browse through their own medical records.
Multimedia medical database.
American Medical Association
Home Page of the American Medical association, with access to recent articles in JAMA.
The goal of CliniWeb is to provide access to clinical health information on the WWW. Its database contains 2500 URL’s of clinical content, indexing by terms from Medical Subject headings (MeSH) disease tree, which can be accessed by searching or browsing.
National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health page contains information on grants and scientific resources.
Neuroscience on the Net
The site currently contains a searchable index of more than 1,650 resources available on the Web and other parts of the Internet. Subject areas include: neurobiology, neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry and psychology.
Designed by physicians, PaperChase is widely used for patient care, clinical teaching, and medical research. paperChase provides convenient access to the National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE, Health Planning and Administration, and AIDSLINE databases, as well as to the National Cancer Institute’s CANCERLIT database.
RuralNet is the Marshall University School of medicine’s rural health resource.
The Carter Center has compiled a list of time saving pre-surfed, direct routes to health information you can use. These locations cut through layers and bring you within only a click or two of trult useful data.
Doctor’s Guide to the Internet
Doctor’s Guide to the Internet offers extensive links for physicians.
Health Administration Resources
A home page with links to more than 50 health administration information sources. Maintained jointly by Mercer University Georgia and Georgia State University.
Hospitals on the Net
Alist of more than 150 hospitals on the Internet.
Department of Health and Human Services
This page is a resource locator that contains links to many DHHS agencies and publications, such as the AHCPR guidelines, the National Institute of Aging, and the Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine.
FEDWORLD is a gateway to many government bulletin boards and information servers. Easy to use and well organized for such a large amount of material.
Food and Drug Administration
Home Page for the Food and Drug Administration.
Government Accounting Office
Searchable database of reports from the Government Accounting Office.
United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations
Access to U.S. Code of Federal Regulations has afairly straightforward search function by typing in a keyword. Clicking on underlined text in search results brings up full text of U.S. Code and Code of Federal Regulations.
The most notable documents on the House gopher are the Congressional Record and House bills, both searchable by keywords, and the U.S. Code by title.
The American Medical Specialty Organization, Inc.
The American medical Specialty Organization, Inc. (AMSO) has created a Managed Care Forum Web page with a weekly health care related poll question.
Center for Disease Control Publications
Information about the CDC and on-line access to its publications. Clicking on “Diseases, Other Health Risks, and Prevention Strategies” brings up a list of major health problems, from which you can select an item to get more information. Clicking on “Other Information Sources” brings up a list of about 14 other WWW health information sites.
A collection of national surveys, including the National Medical Expenditure Survey.
Healthcare Financial Management Association
Home page for the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Hospital+Net is a WWW resource for doctors, nurses, patients, and medical students. Hospital+Net is sponsered and developed by donations from medical and Internet communities.
Description of JCAHO surveys filed by medical librarians. Items tend to focus on information management.
NCQA’s Quality Initiatives
This site contains information on NCQA’s primary managed care quality improvement activities–accreditation and the HEDIS performance measurement set–and also allows for on-line searching of individual plan accreditation status.
State Medical Programs
Links to state Medicaid programs for Maine, Ohio, Wyoming, Texas and New York. Also, under “WebSites/Starting Points” are links to various state Health Departments.
Managed Care (MHCARE-L) mailing list.
Send e-mail to LISTER@MIZZOUU1.MISSOURI.EDU; with this in the body: SUBSCRIBE MHCARE-L followed by your name.
HOMEHLTH is an open discussion of management, operations, and technical issues facing home health care management executives.
How to access: send e-mail to: LISTERV@USA.NET; in the body of your message type subscribe HOMEHLTH followed by your name.
Discussion of health care financial matters through moderated mailing list.
How to access: send e-mail to: LISTERV@WUVMD.BITNET; in the body of your message type subscribe FINAN-HC followed by your name.
Agency for Health Policy & Research
On-line access to the full text of clinical practice guidelines from the Agency for Health Policy & Research.