- The National Center for Health Statistics
you need health statistics this is the place to start
- Worldwide Healthcare Forums - 200
Topics - Professional - Web-based virtual community allows global interaction
among doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, and industry vendors.
- The AAFP Family Health and Medical Guide - When
illness strikes, when you have a question about a troublesome symptom, or when you're just
curious about how the body worksthat's when you'll turn to this indispensable resource.
Published by Word Publishing in cooperation with the American Academy of Family
Physicians, The AAFP Family Health & Medical Guide is designed to help your whole
family--from infants to seniors--maintain good health, prevent illness and treat problems
wisely. Complete and comprehensive, this unique volume offers fingertip access to a wide
range of practical, usable health care information.
- Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Online - Allergy,
Asthma & Immunology is an information and news service for patients, parents of
patients, purchasers of group health programs, the news media, and others interested in
the allergic diseases. The site is maintained by allergists, the specialists who treat
allergies and asthma, and their professional organization, the American College of
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
- APHERESIS - For researchers in:
- Ask a Question! - Ask TransWeb a
- Ask TransWeb Questions - Ask
- Asthma Video Clips - American Academy of
Family Physicians - Five QuickTime video clips are available on topics such as how
your lungs react to allergens, how to use an inhaler, and when to call your doctor. These
clips are from the AAFP videotape "Asthma: Learning to control your symptoms."
The complete videotape can be purchased from the online AAFP Catalog.
- BIOPORT - To the World of Virtual Medicine - This site
transports you to Medical News Sites, Research Sites, Medical Universities and
Organizations and sites involved in Genetics, Aging and Medical Technology. It also
provides links to Research Databases and Government Health and Biological Resourses sites.
- CAL Reviews - An internet based
catalogue of reviewed medical multimedia resources
- Cancer News on the Net® - Dedicated to the
needs of cancer patients and their families. This site has links to web resources with
information on cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and prevention. They have a
developing database of resources, and a lot of potential for growth.
- Carle Clinic & Hospital -
Health Information Library - An impressive listing of health information topics from A
to Z, including a Virtual Physical, Ask the Pediatrician, and a Patient Advisory Nurse.
- Case Management Resource Guide - Fully searchable,
free-access directory covering over 40 categories of healthcare services, including
homecare, rehabilitation, long-term care, mental health, information clearinghouses and
- CenterWatch Clinical Trials & FDA New
Drug Listing Service - International listing of clinical research trials; information
about physicians and medical centers performing clinical research and drug therapies newly
approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Notification service and listings of drugs
approved by the FDA for the years 1995-1999, broken down by subspecialty.
- Communications Infotelmed Communications Inc. -
Created to demystify telehealth for health care professionals, administrators and private
companies, Infotelmed Communications Inc. offers three types of services: consulting,
training and education, strategic information
- Continuing Medical Education - Online CME resources
for AAFP members (AAFP ID number required for access). Check up on your CME, report new
CME, or search for CME courses on-line. Great resource for AAFP members!!
- Doctor's License to Surf - DocCheck
is a service that makes it easier for physicians and pharmacists to surf the World Wide
Web. With your DocCheck password, you get access to WWW-sites which are specially designed
for medical professionals. These informations are not accessible by the public due to
ethical or legal reasons.
- The Doctors' Page - Resources for
practicing clinicians - by a physician, for physicians. Medical Links, Humor, Quotes,
Resources, References, and homepages. Great Starting place for browsing the Net with a
- Drug Assistance Programs - "NeedyMeds" -
Pharmaceutical Company Listings - Many pharmaceutical manufacturers have special
programs to assist people who can't afford to buy the drugs they need. One problem is that
it's often hard to learn about these programs. Our goal is to make this information easily
accessible. Each company has its own program with its special requirements, forms, and
procedures. Actually, some companies have different programs for different drugs. There is
no central clearinghouse for obtaining information about these programs or the drugs
themselves. Policies vary from company to company. Some companies publicize their
programs, others do everything they can to hide theirs.
- Empowermed, Inc. - Empowermed, Inc. is a
professional health and medical information service creating completely customized health
and medical research reports. Empowering our clients with traditional and alternative
health and medical knowledge.
- A Family Physician's Web
Starter - A carefully selected, organized and maintained set of starter bookmarks
tailored to the Family Physician. The structure may be used to organize a personal
bookmark or hot list.
- Free MEDLINE: PubMed and
Internet Grateful Med - A VERY GOOD RESOURCE
- Freeality Medical Search Engines
- Search a wide variety of medical search engines and reference sites directly from this
- HealthGate Home Page - Thorough and easy
information on patient care, biomedical research, and education.
- Home Page to Pharmaceutical Careers Inc.
Employment Recruiters - Current positions with our pharmaceutical and biotech clients.
- Employment Recruiters to the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Biopharmaceutical and
Medical Device industries. Read about Pharmaceutical Careers, Inc. and see descriptions of
current employment opportunities. Opportunities at the PhD and MD levels.
- ICUSTAT - ICUSTAT.com is your gateway to nursing,
medical, and ems internet resources for healthcare professionals.
- Information for Patients from the American
Academy of Family Physicians - Information from your Family Doctor!! Health
information for patients from the American Academy of Family Physicians. The American
Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)--one of the largest medical associations in the United
States--has developed information for the public about the broad range of medical problems
that family physicians are trained to handle. The AAFP is committed to promoting and
maintaining high standards for family physicians--the doctors who specialize in you!
- Information Page for Physicians
on Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Allergy, Asthma & Immunology is an information
and news service for patients, parents of patients, purchasers of group health programs,
the news media, and others interested in the allergic diseases. The site is maintained by
allergists, the specialists who treat allergies and asthma, and their professional
organization, the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
Drugs & health products listings - Get health advice for everyone in the family,
health quizzes, and lists of local doctors. A search engine source for sites this one
compiled by Infoseek.
- Internet Medical Center -
Online discussion groups moderated by experts. Private consultations.
- JAMA Migraine Information Center
- The JAMA Migraine Information Center is designed as a resource for physicians and other
health professionals. The site is produced and maintained by JAMA editors and staff under
the direction of an editorial review board of leading migraine authorities. Site contains
listings from the literature, news stories and patient and provider information and
- kidsDoctor© - On-line information for "Doctor
Mom & Dad" - Doctors don't make housecalls so much anymore, and the host of
the site really miss the experience. Think of kidsDoctor as a 24 hr-a-day source for
"What every parent needs to know" when it comes to keeping our kids healthy.
Includes a searchable database, Q&A area and offers for information.
to Lists: Medical - Subject index to annotated lists of medical web sites.
- Mayo Clinic Medicine Center -
Mayo Clinic Medicine Center: USP database of information for over 8,000 prescription and
over the counter drugs. Including medication directions and drug side effects. Mayo Clinic
reference articles on drug and medicine uses - the latest medications and pharmaceutical
- MD Career Net - MD CareerNet is a bit different
than the ordinary search companies. It tries to encourage all physicians to develop a
tandem skill set--one in clinical medicine, and the other in the nonclinical world of
healthcare. It encourages physicians to create variety in their daily worklife as means of
preventing burnout and diversifying income sources, and encourages them to establish a
safety net in the form of a transferable skill set, in the event that shifting manpower
needs in the industry, or unanticipated personal health problems alter employability. MD
CareerNet features guided pathways of information, expert services, educational resources,
and marketplace opportunities to assist physicians in proactively managing their careers.
The site seems to be moving slowly, but does offer something different than other
- MedGUIDE - Welcome to The MedGUIDE, the largest,
most comprehensive site on the Internet devoted to modern medicine and health care.
- Medical Dictionary - Searchable medical
dictionary of health terminology from medicine and related fields.
- Medical Ethics Debating Society - The
homepage of Glasgow University Medical Ethics Debating society. Contains details of
meetings/debates and useful resources on the net.
- Medical Jobs posted by Search Firm M&M Associates,
Inc. - Physician and health services management employment opportunities listing both
job openings nationwide and available candidates across a wide range of medically related
specialities and sub specialities. Medical search firm with a small mostly primary care
listings. CV's available for a fee.
- Medical patients network - Health and medical
information and news for the public. Complete on-line lifestyles and healthy living desk
- Medical Studies Online - This site is here for
everyone who has a basic interest in the medical field. It contains a dictionary, news,
chat & board room, and various other features with more on the way!
- Medical Study Guides Page from
University of Kansas Medical School - All the documents contained in this site were
originally written as review guides, to prepare for exams at the University of Kansas
Medical School, during the 1996-'97 academic years. All study guides were adapted from the
lectures and handout materials at K.U. Medical School, with occasional reference to
standard medical texts. Relavant sources are cited on each class page. These Study Guides
are outlines of classes in the basic medical sciences, designed to help you review for the
USMLE Step I, or study for exams in the basic sciences. All study guides in this site are
in Wordperfect for Windows 7.0 format, except where otherwise noted. The various sections
include related links to other information. Valuable reference site for quick bone-up or
start of an information quest.
- Medical Treatments and
Standards - A guide to medical treatment emphasizing quick and easy access to furrent
treatment standards for cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other illness. Easy access to
specific Pubmed searches and filters.
- MedicalStudent.com - A digital library of
authoritative medical information for all students of medicine.
- MedicineNet - Medical Information on Diseases,
Treatments, Procedures and more. - Free, comprehensive medical information for the
public covering Diseases, Illnesses, Treatments, Procedures, Medications, First Aid,
Health News & Facts, and an Ask The Experts Q&A section. Medicinenet is a network
of U.S. Board Certified Physicians and Allied Health Professionals working together to
provide the public with current, comprehensive medical information, written in easy to
- mednav.com - A guide to advanced Internet resources in
medicine and science. Links reviewed by experts, projects with the Journal of the AMA and
the journal Science, and software tools are offered on the site.
- MedServ Medical News - Medserv provides medical
information and news to medical professionals worldwide. Distributor of all the current
and and present news related to the medial community and the medical profession
- MedWebPlus - A directory of over 20,000
biomedical resources on the Internet. Maintained and updated daily.
- Mentalhealth Internet Resources, Chicagoland Therapist
Finder, Mental Health Resource Directory, Mir Journal, Mir Interactive Glossary -
Navigate the Mental Health Maze! Use the Chicagoland Therapist Finder (sm) to find a
psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist,
pastoral counselor, neurologist, learning disabilities specialist, hypnotherapist, or
other mental health professional.
- Merck Manual On-Line -
The highly respected Merk Manual on-line! Currently moved off line due to the publisher
feeling the information is out of date, and a new edition is due out shortly. Links to
other Merk publications are available, and we'll update this description once the new
edition is released.
- Merritt, Hawkins & Associates - Your
Employment Lifeline - Merritt, Hawkins & Associates is the largest physician
search and consulting firm in the United States. Established over ten years ago in Newport
Beach, California, Merritt, Hawkins & Associates has grown from a start-up venture of
five associates to a national staffing organization with four regional offices and over
270 employees nationwide.
- The National Association for Public Health Statistics
and Information Systems - The National Association for Public Health Statistics and
Information Systems (NAPHSIS) commits to lead in the continuous improvement and use of
health information to enhance the public's health. FAQ's discuss "Vital
Statistics" and who is collecting and accessing them. Their Mission statement:
"The National Association for Public Health Satistics and Information Systems
(NAPHSIS) was created in 1933 as an association of public health professionals in the
United States concerned about vital records and health statistics. The founders of the
assocation felt that a forum was needed for discussing vital records registration issues
as well as statistical issues among responsible individuals in state health
- National Jewish Medical and Research Center for Lung,
Allergic and Immune disease - National Jewish is the only medical and research center
in the United States devoted entirely to respiratory, allergic and immune system diseases,
including asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, severe allergies, AIDS, cancer and autoimmune
diseases, such as lupus. Founded in 1899, National Jewish is a non-profit institution
dedicated to enhancing prevention, treatment and cures through research, and to developing
and providing innovative clinical programs for treating patients regardless of age,
religion, race or ability to pay. Over 60 fact sheets are available for the different
diseases they treat. Worth a look.
- National Resident Matching Program
(NRMP) Home - The National Resident Matching Program places applicants for
postgraduate medical training positions into residency programs at teaching hospitals
throughout the United States. This site is growing, with features being added as the
computerization gets better. Most wanted features are available, including how the match
works. Should blossom over time. Lots of information on programs and positions.
- OncoLink: A University of Pennsylvania Cancer
Center Resource - Welcome to OncoLink, A University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
resource. Here you will find in-depth information about cancer.
- Organisations - List and
links to major UK Health and Medical organisations
- Patient Education Material
Available on the Internet - A very large collection of sources of information that
patients (and others) can browse. Ever wonder what your patients are reading? It will
probably be listed here! Links span the whole range of content and credibility.
- PDR.net: The Leader in Interactive Healthcare
Information - PDR.net is a medical and healthcare Web site created by Medical
Economics Company, publisher of healthcare magazines and directories including the PDR
(Physicians' Desk Reference), the source trusted by America's physicians for more than 50
years. Areas for Physicians, PA's, Pharmacists, Nurses and Consumers. A wide variety of
information, sites and features taken from their many publications. Should be at the top
of any Bookmark list!
- PEDBASE Homepage
Downloadable! - This Pediatric Database was designed by Dr. Alan Gandy
(MD.,PhD.,FRCP(C)) while enrolled in the Pediatric Residency Programme at the University
of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada from 1990-1994. Presently he is a Consultant
Pediatrician in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The purpose of this Database is
to provide information on various Pediatric disorders. To view any disease in this
Database click here. The Shareware Version of this Pediatric Database is freely
distributed and may be downloaded.
- Pediatric Pharmacotherapy
Newsletter 1995-1998 - The purpose of this newsletter is to provide a brief,
referenced, peer-reviewed source of continuing medication information specifically related
to children. The major focus of the material is the initiation and monitoring of
medications in the primary care setting. Sponsored by the Children's Medical Center of the
University of Virginia. Slightly out of date, since the index stops at the end of 1998.
- Pharmaceutical Companies and Research References
- A list of the major (and not so major) companies, and their websites. When you just
can't quite remember that URL.
- Pharmaceutical Information Network Home Page -
PharmInfoNet leads the way on the Internet with up-to-date, free and accurate drug
information! PharmInfoNet serves as the primary entry point into the World Wide Web for
health professionals and patients who are seeking high quality information about disease
treatments and pharmacology. Clinicians, pharmacists, and patients can access diverse
information through PharmInfoNet, including full text articles from clinical publications,
symposium information from scientific meetings, and new drug information.
- Pharmacy Information on the Internet - PharmWeb -
pharmacy, portal, pharmaceutical, conference calendar, health, information, real-time
discussion, chat, discussion groups, jobs, schools, colleges, first aid, internet
provider, yellow pages, drug alert, patient, jobs, appointments
- 4Physicians -- a guide to doctors and hospitals
from 4anything.com - Visit The New England Journal of Medicine, AMA Physician Select,
American Journal of Medicine and PDR's Getting Well Network -- resources for docs and
- Physicians Search® WWWSite -
Physicians Search® Solving your physician recruitment puzzle. Practice opportunities of
hospitals, medical groups and healthcare systems, plus job search information and tips.
Quite a few salary surveys, information resources and help writing a CV.
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America
- Official website of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Each year Planned
Parenthood provides high quality, affordable reproductive health care and sexual health
information to more than five million women, men and teens.
- Practice Parameters Published by the
Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Practice
Parameters Published by the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters in Allergy, Asthma and
Immunology. The guidelines available include: Allergy Testing, Anaphylaxis, Asthma
(summary statements only), Eczema, Immunodeficiency, Immunotherapy, and Rhinitis Executive
Summary. It looks like guidelines for Sinusitis will be added soon.
- P\S\L Consulting Group Inc - Information on
appropriate medicine use - P\S\L Consulting Group Inc. is an organisation dedicated to
providing the information and information services most likely to help promote the
informed and appropriate use of medicines by health care professionals and organisations
as well as by the people to whom they are prescribed. [NOTE: This is a commercial site,
and seems to have gotten a bit dusty [ed]]
Problems Introductory reference - A one-page introductory reference to adolescent
psychosocial problems including stress, alcoholism, drug abuse, eating disorders and more.
Long list of references at the end. Appears to have been compiled in 1997.
Cases In Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Download Radiology Cases In Pediatric
Emergency Medicine to run on your PC. Image quality on the PC version is much better than
the Web version. Free Software. Feel free to distribute this software to others.
Additional resources are on-line by the department of Pediatrics at University of Hawaii
- Radiology-Pathology Teaching File - - Online
diagnostic teaching files sponsored by the The Departments of Pediatric Imaging and
Pathology Children's Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama. Additional pediatric
teaching/reference links on site.
- RJ - A collection of medical links and
information categorized by specific topics.
- RxList - The Internet Drug Index - An unusually
complete drug reference site. You can find drugs by keywords, ranking or imprint code
(those funny markings on the pills that used to make it easy to tell what the pill was).
RxList is running on a dedicated server using FreeBSD and Apache with a redundant T3
connection to the Internet.
- Scientific & Medical
Dictionaries Online - Link collection designed to help you find an online science or
- Singapore Medical Webs - An index of
Singapore related medical web sites.
- Suicide, Grief, and Ethics
Glossary - Clear and brief definitions of terms and concepts from various fields plus
links to other related health care glossaries.
- T.O.V.A.- Test of Variables of Attention - The
Test of Variables of Attention (T.O.V.A.®), a 21.6 minute computerized continuous
performance test used by professionals in the diagnosis and monitoring of treatment of
attention deficit disorder (ADD)/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in
children and adults. The standardized test is well normed and extremely helpful in
predicting responsiveness to treatment modality.
- Trapani & Associates Physician Search - DOC ON
THE WEB (c) -- TRAPANI & ASSOCIATES is an employer fee paid Physician Search Firm
specializing in career opportunities nationwide for physicians. Located in New Orleans,
Louisiana since 1989. Large on-line database of applicants and opportunities.
- Virtual Children's Hospital Home Page - Sponsored by
the University of Iowa, The Virtual Children's Hospital digital library was created in
1994 to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients and
families. The goal of the Virtual Children's Hospital digital library is to make the
Internet a useful medical reference and health promotion tool for health care providers
and patients and families. The Virtual Children's Hospital digital library also delivers
Continuing Education (CE) to health care provider's offices and homes in a clincally
relevant context at their convenience, thereby making CE more effective and efficient.
- Virtual Hospital:
Annotated List of Resources for Healthcare Providers - The University of Iowa has a
large amount of material on-line, and is one of the more content rich sources of medical
reference information on the net. You can find references, links to multimedia textbooks,
and much, much more. They put a lot of effort into getting their medical center on-line,
and did a wonderful job!
- Virtual Hospital Home Page - The Virtual Hospital is a
digital health sciences library created in 1992 at the University of Iowa to help meet the
information needs of health care providers and patients. The goal of the Virtual Hospital
digital library is to make the Internet a useful medical reference and health promotion
tool for health care providers and patients. The Virtual Hospital digital library contains
hundreds of books and brochures for health care providers and patients.
Hospital: Multimedia Textbooks - A large collection of multimedica textbooks,
internally peer-reviewed by the University of Iowa, and apparantly used to help their
medical students learn the basics, and not so basics. These are great resources, and a
great place to start looking for a refresher or that piece of information you just can't
seem to find listed in the reference books, but you know you learned at one time!
- VOLC-R: Primary Care Resources Selector Page
- VOLC-R is a collection of medical links and resources for people, patients and health
care professionals. It includes a wide variety of links and categories such as CME,
Journals, Nursing, Physicians, Mailing Lists, Medical Multimedia, Managed Care, Patient
information and much, much more. Undergoing continual renovation and tweaking, it's
becoming a fairly comprehensive collection of what's available on the Net for primary
- WMed Medical Information and Links