To better understand
the health care environment and the current issues in health
care, please take a minute to browse through this list of sites
related to health care and health care administration.
Some general sites
to help you search for all kinds of health care information
12 reliable web sites
that can serve as good starting points for consumers
looking for health information on the Internet:
Health topics A to Z, a site put together by the
University of Michigan Health System, with
descriptions of conditions and treatments.
A comprehensive, frequently updated site
featuring articles and reprints of recent health
and medical studies throughout the world. It
also references patient advocacy issues and
lists medical research studies in need of
A comprehensive site created by Dr. C. Everett
Koop, former U.S. surgeon general.
From the U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services, general health advice and links to
other useful health sites.
An online publisher that provides a number of
virtual health magazines and health journal
information for medical professionals.
A top health site praised by computer magazines
as user-friendly and easy to navigate.
Offers an array of secondary sites organized by
medical specialty and access to a large library
of medical journals.
The American Council on Science and Health, a
nonprofit consumer interest organization,
provides reports on health and fitness.
The world-renowned Mayo Clinic offers advice in
a number of medical areas.
The widely respected New England Journal of
Medicine offers selected articles and a guide to
other useful sites.
A consumer-oriented site that offers chats with
experts and strong coverage of women's health.
sites on health care and health care administration include:
American College Of Healthcare Executives
Association of University Programs in
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Healthcare Information and Management
Doctorline - The Ultimate Directory
Institutes of Health and its different
institutes, centers, and divisions have a great deal
of current information. Also of special interest is the
Library of Medicine.
organizations that have information on the web include:
Department of Veterans Affairs
Methodist Healthcare System (San
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Warm Springs Rehabilitation System
Other Hospitals on the Web (Hospital
inventory and supply chain management in health care can be
Cardinal Health, Inc. and the
Online magazines of
Health Management Technology
Hospitals & Health Networks
A moderated health
care discussion list addressing aspects of Patient Accounts
Management is available as a free subscription through
Consulting. Topics include operations such as patient
registration, insurance verification and bad debt and charity
care and issues like organizational management, performance
monitoring, and productivity.