Agency for Health Care Policy and Research- AHCPR clinical practice guidelines
American Society of Addiction Medicine - mail: 4601 NorthPark Ave, Arcada Suite 101, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, tel: 301-656-3920, E-mail: ASAMoffice@aol.com
American College of Physicians - includes WebWatch reviews of selected internet medical resources
American Heart Association Gopher - contains a wealth of text-based information on a wide range of topics. For example, there is a fabulous database of cardiovascular disease statistics in various patient groups. There is a section on CV hospital discharge rates and other very useful databases.
American College of Preventive Medicine- Sponsors of Prevention 97: Science, Technology and Practice, a major forum to update health professionals on the latest scientific advances in preventive medicine and on the latest technological advances and their impact on the field. For information send e-mail or call (202) 466-2569.
AIDS Treatment Data Network
Alzheimer Disease Research Center gopher
American Academy of Family Physicians - Lots of news, info, and links for physicians and non-physicians.
American Cancer Society
American College of Cardiology
American College of Physicians
American Heart Association
American Medical Association
American Medical Informatics Association
America's Housecall Network - Health news and bulletin boards.
Atlanta Reproductive Health Center - Women's Health Care
AIDS Health Network
Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network - nationwide practice-based research directed by Paul Nutting, MD
American Academy of Pain Management
American Diabetes Association
American Society of Cardiovascular Professionals - "Cardiovascular Professional" the official publication.
American Society of Bariatric Physicians - the nation's oldest (1950) and largest professional medical sociey of physicians who offer specialized programs in the medical treatment of obesity. ASBP offers physicians accredited continuing medical education opportunities and other benefits and offers the public information about obesity and overweight and a mechanism to get referrals to ASBP member physicians. ASBP Bariatric Practice Guidelines call for a multimodal program for treating obesity through diet and nutrition, exercise, behavior modification and, when indicated, the use of prescription appetite suppressants and other medications. It was submitted by J. P. Smith
AAMSnet - Asian Pacific Islander American Medical Students Association
APIAHF - Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum
American Academy of Physician Assistants
American Family Physician - includes table of contents, AAFP consensus statements.
Annals of Internal Medicine - includes complete text of the feature article, table of contents, listing of meetings and CME info.
American Health Consultants - CME on the Web (accredited by ACCME) for $10 per test.
Ask the Dietitian - your questions answered by Joanne Larsen, a registered dietitian.
American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - includes a case of the month.
American Medical Group Association - supports physician group practices with education, information, and advocacy.
AMA Health Insight - the American Medical Association has launched a new consumer Web site. It offers a healthy dose of daily headlines, an online doctor finder, First Aid tips, a personal health history form, and information about dealing with specific conditions, such as migraine.
American Health Information Management Asociation - designed forms to help patients maintain their personal medical information. This would be particularly useful for those who routinely see several physicians, or when seeing a new provider in an emergency or when travelling.
Alive and Well - If you are struggling with health challenges, fighting disease, or interested in maintaining the good health you now enjoy, you will find benefit in the life changing information available here. These articles and American Health Information Management Association offers health information forms to serve as outlines for the type of medical information that people should keep track of themselves
American Sleep Disorders Association
Age-related Macular Degeneration and Choroidal Neovascularization
American Academy of Procedural Coders offers the Certified Procedural Coder test, a professional certification program for those coding for physician services
Asthma Online - Resources and FAQs for asthmatics
Allergy Internet Resources
ACP Journal Club
Asthma Online - Resources and FAQs for asthmatics
Acid Control Infocenter - Information for heartburn sufferers from Astra Merck, Inc that supplements their direct-to-consumer advertising for the company's prescription medication for acid-related gastrointestinal disorders.
Baylor Medical College - includes site for alumni
British Medical Journal - includes abstracts, select full text, complete contents page, index search of back issues to 3/95, links to other BMJ publications such as Medicineand Global Survival journals.
Bioethics Education Network Discussion Listserv - Coordinator: George Agich, PhD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Breast Cancer Information Center
Breast Cancer Information Core from the NIH
Bipolar Disorder Information Center - mailing list, articles, search, CME, organizations relating to this debilitating psychiatric illness
Big Hug - interesting information and comment on current socio-economic changes is medicine. It also has good nutritiional information, links and book references. Updated regularly. It was submitted by Michael McKeown, M.D.
California Institute of Technology
Cardiology Compass - Cardiovascular information resources.
Career Center at Stanford
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
CenterWatch - an international listing of clinical research trials
Centre of Medical Imaging Research
Cerner - makers of the Provide electronic medical records system.
Cleveland Clinic Heart Center - This is one of the best cardiovascular (CV) medicine sites on the Web. The information is reliable and very relevant. The site is updated weekly, at least, so it's a good idea to check it out frequently. There is a Search function that allows key word searching of the server's contents. The page layout is very readable. The content is deep and rich.
Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre
Cornell Medical college
Critical Care Medicine List Server
Cyberspace Hospital - An on-line medical information center.
Cardiology Research Institute of Southern California - Nationally prominent tertiary-care clinical research facility.
Cardiovascular Immunology Research Group - Cardiology Research Information Server.
Capital District Physicians' Health Plan - managed care organization in the Albany, NY area
CDC Animated Datasets
Claritin Allergy Relief Page - tips for allergy sufferers and links to more internet allergy info.
Columbia Healthcare - the nationwide Patient Care System
Commonwealth Fund - national foundation doing independent research on health and social-policy issues.
Children with Diabetes - offers more than 1200 documents concerning life with type I diabetes started by the father of a newly-diagnosed two-year who could not find enough other sources for information so he started his own. Reviewed in Yahoo Internet Life 3/97.
CMEA - "We carry nearly every Medical title!" Call 800-227-CMEA for free catalog
Clinical Reference Systems ltd - "Computer-based solutions for patient education in windows (still available in DOS, too)" Visit website for demo; call 800-237-8401 for info; fax 303-220-1685; Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancer Care Counseling Line - "provides immediate psychological support to cancer patients and their families during times of crisis. Callers will speak with oncology social workers and can receive counseling, support, education, information, and referral to local services for additional assistance. Callers can reach them at 800-813-4673, weekdays from 9am to 5pm"
CenterWatch - Clinical Trials Listing Service organized into twenty categories.
Community Care Physicians - the premier physician-owned multispecialty integrated network in the Albany, NY region.
cmeWEB - American Health Consultants in Atlanta offers doctors AMA category I credit hours online. Call 800-688-2421 for more info, or register online.
CME Gateway - Medical Education Collaborative in Golden, Colorado offers "Clinical Care Options for HIV" for online CME
Cool Medical Site of the Week
Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based Program (CCS-P) is a professional certification program for those coding for physician services
Citizen 1 - Field-specific search engine for health care
Centre for Evidence-based Medicine is headed by Dr. David Sackett, author of the Users♦ Guides to the Medical Literature series
Cancer Information Network - Information resources for health care professionals, including a daily online cancer newspaper, links to Cancer resources on the web, patient education and support materials, and alternative therapy.
Cyberounds - interactive grand rounds moderated by academic experts, started by Harry Levy, MD, MPH in New York.
The CPR Foyer - medical information, including comments from vendors and users of electronic medical records systems.
The Computer-Based Patient Record as a Continuous Quality Improvement Tool - monthly symposium by the Dept of Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina
Computer-Based Patient Record Institute - Schaumburg, IL (awaiting url)
Diving Medicine - Comprehensive information about the fascinating subject of diving medicine provided by Ernest S Campbell, MD, FACS.
Dermatology and Cinema- Skin conditions featured in movies, hosted by Vail Reese, MD. Winner of the Best Website Award at the 20th annual International Health and Medical Film Competition in Nov 1996.
Doctors' Guide to the Internet - shopping mall for medical news, websites, drug info, conferences, links to business and leisure resources.
Drug Information Center - provides patient-specific and adverse drug reaction consultations.
Directions in Healthcare Information Technology
Docs Online - Locate a Physician or Dentist in your area, or call 888-WWW-DOCS.
Definition of Death Discussion Listserv - Coordinator: Dr. Calixto Machado, Cuidad de La Habana, Cuba
Dissectable Human - interactive CD-ROM 3-D anatomic atlas of the human body, tel 800-633-6699
Doctor's Guide to the internet
Doctorline - health-related info for consumers and doctors
Dual Diagnosis Page - information concerning co-existing mental illness and substance abuse
Delmar (NY) Physical Therapy - the only Vodder certified clinic for the treatment of lymphedema in the Albany, NY capital region. We also treat chronic pain patients using osteopathic techniques such as CranioSacral, visceral manipulation and SomatoEmotional Release. Submitted by Bill Keleher
Epilepsy genetic research
Environmental Bioethics Network Discussion Listserv - Coordinator: Dr. Andrew Jameton, Univ Nebraska
Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
Family Physician Recruiter
FAM-MED - Family Medicine Discussion group, focusing on the use of computer and telecommunication technology in the teaching and practice of family medicine. To join send the e-mail message SUBSCRIBE FAM-MED <yourfirstname yourlastname>
FAMILY-L - Academically oriented Discussion group emphasizing medical education, administration, and research within family medicine. To join send an e-mail message to request subscription information.
The Family Practice Handbook - online reference book
A Forum for Women's Health - informational site that includes Ask a Woman Doctor, where questions are answered by Karen Sarpolis, MD in Chicago.
Facts for Families 56 titles from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
FIT Foundation Diabetes - Offers the first vrml diabetes University on the net. Designed to activate, educate & motivate with fun! Tools for active diabetics, FIT Flexible Insulin Therapy, Insulin sensitivity, DiabMath! The Diabetic Wizard: Java self-test! Insulin type H or R?, Carbohydrates?, calories/day?. International community and diabetic friends. Self-aid group "Diabetes and technology". Submitted by Patrick Auderset, Rigistrasse 9 CH-5610 Wohlen, Switzerland Tel: ..41 56 621 07 00 Fax: ..41 56 621 07 17
Foresighted Practice Guideline Model - mailing list of the Practice Guidelines Users Group. To join, send e-mail to .
Global Health Network
Glaxo-Wellcome Pharmaceuticals Co.
Gold Standard Multimedia Inc
Greenstone Healthcare Solutions
Health Education Program - a computer database listing more than 450 patient education pieces, by topic and format. All materials included in the database have been peer reviewed for scientific accuracy, assessed for reading level, and approved for use in a family practice setting. The HEP is available free, on disk, paper, or on the web. It is a service provided by the American Academy of Family PhysiciansFoundation (tel 800-274-2237 ext 4406).
Health Gazettedeveloped by Karl Hempel, MD, a family physician in Tallahassee, FL
HIV Prevention Fact Sheets from the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies at UCSF
Hospital Ethics Committee Network Discussion Listserv - Coordinator: Robyn Shapiro, JD, Medical College of Wisconsin
Health care News
Health Info-Com Network Medical Newsletter
HealthNet Slovak Republic - Internet services for health care institutions in Slovakia
History of Medicine Online from the NLM
Hospital Web It's a great site for looking up any hospital in the world.
HyperDoc - National Library of Medicine gateway, including the internet Grateful Med.
Harvard Medical School
Health Education Program - Database of over 450 patient education materials that have been professionaly reviewed for use in a family practice setting by the AAFP Foundation, tel 800-274-2237x4406.
Health Online - includes a well-linked Library and on-line CME programs on alternative therapies, tel 303-659-2252.
Healthwise - the Health Education and Wellness Program of Columbia University, including the popular "Go Ask Alice"
HeartWeb - A medical journal on the web.
The HMO Group - info on HMOs practices, data, and key contacts, as well as links to member HMOs and medical resources, email to email@example.com.
Health Resources for Primary Care - links to documents for providers and health information handouts for patients
Health Hippo - "The most comprehensive site on the Internet for health care policy and regulatory information."
Health Care Business Digest - where medicine and business meet face-to-face online. Published by MultiMedia Healthcare, Inc. at the Office Center at Princeton Meadows Building 300 in Plainsboro, NJ 08536, tel:609-275-3800, fax: 609-275-4779.
HealthAnswers - the website formerly known as America's Housecall Network, now includes the AAFP Health Education Program database
Healthinfo - The AAFP's Public Health and Information service
Healthworld Online - broad range of natural approaches to healing, complementary, and alternative medicine
Homeopathy Homepage - primer on this system of treating illness with energy medicine through the law of similars, as well as info on healing, complementary, and alternative medicine
Henriette's Herbal Homepage - set of annotated links to herbal matters online for use in healing, complementary, and alternative medicine
Health A to Z - includes info on healing, complementary, and alternative medicine
Healthtouch - searchable info on health, wellness, diseases, illnesses, medications.
Hereditary Hearing Impairment Resource Registry
Hospital Medicine journal - For over 30 years, the source for practical, well-illustrated primary care information.
Homecare Products, Inc. is the manufacturer of EZ-Access brand portable wheelchair ramps and inflatable bathing aids. The ramps are manufactured in the USA by the physically challenged. Submitted by Leon Alexander
Healthfinder - the federal website intended to provide a comprehensive source for online information, linking multiple agency websites with user-friendly searching.
Health World Online - features on wellness, nutrition, and fitness
Dr. Hatzakis - ENT surgeon in Greece!
Impotence - If you know what this means, no more needs to be said
Infectious Diseases in Children newsletter
Immunization Action Coalition - for individuals and organizations concerned about vaccine-preventable diseases.
Internet Guide for the Health Professional - full of medically related internet sites
International Hospitals on the Web - links to the homepages of hospitals worldwide.
If you do independent medical evaluations, you will want to check out this internet site by Donald B. Gibson, MD, or call (423) 472-5155.
The Informatics Institute
Infomed's Drug Guide - Review of the uses, side effects, and pharmocologic properties of the 100 most commonly used drugs in primary care, by this Swiss publishing company.
JA Majors Co
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Journal of Family Practice Journal Club
Journal of Family Practice - featuring the new editor Paul Nutting, MD
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations - offers information on accreditation practices, standards, surveys, organizations, and programs.
Journal of the American Medical Association - includes abstracts, select full text, tables and data graphs, complete contents page, functional search engine of back issues to 7/95, links to other AMA publications and all Archives journals.
Last Acts -End-of-life issues resource directory, calendar of events, and links to related sites.
Lancet - includes abstracts, select full text, tables and data graphs, complete contents page, links to references cited, planned search engine of back issues to 6/96, links to NEJM, Nature, and Science journals.
LabNotes Handbook - frequently used reference ranges from the Dept of Pathology at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
The Mayo Clinic
MedAccess OnLine - nationwide listing of physicians, hospitals, HMO's, and surveys
Medconnect - continuing medical education for physicians.
Medical and Healthcare Resources - listing of hundreds of webpage addresses on medical topics, as well as mailing lists and medical discussion groups.
Medical and Health Websites - listing of hundreds of webpage addresses on medical topics, as well as a patient education archive.
Medical Illustration home page (CSIS)
The Medical List - "a comprehensive guide to internet clinical medicine resources" maintained by Lee Hancock, Gary Malet, MD, FP, and Internet Working Group of AMIA.
Medical Multimedia Education and Specialized Information Resource Center
Medical Record Privacy
Medical Resource List
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medical Image Database
Medical Reconstruction in 3D
Medical Resources List - FTP
Medscape - the Medical Tribune newspaper
Medicine Virtual Library
Medscape - "The on-line resource for better patient care" from Medical Tribune and SCP Communications
MedSeek - nationwide listing of physicians
The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics - at the University of Chicago
Medical Search - Like a Yahoo! search, only done by clinicians
MedWare - "The complete solution" for $650, call 800-316-4786
MedWeb - Called "the most useful and detailed single spot"
Medical Surveillance, Inc. - Publisher of books on primary care, pharmacology, pain management, etc. write to MSI PO Box 1629 West Chester, PA 19380, e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
MedSite Navigator - medical links of interest collected by Richard Peters, MD, PhD, Dept of Med, Harvard Medical School (Wang Bldg, ACC-1, Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114) and Robert Sikorski, MD, PhD, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD.
Medscape - features Medline searches, PicTours, CME, Hotlinks, literature searches, and 17 publications, such as Hippocrates, AIDS Reader, Family Physician, Medical Tribune, MMWR
Mediman♦ - Software for the Psion♦ palmtop by Publistix, Inc.E-mail them for more info.
Medical Informatics Resources - clearinghouse of links.
Medical Informatics FAQ - an explanation of the study of technology in medicine.
Medical Informatics at Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Medical Informatics - Introductory Short Course offered by Stanford University. E-mail them for more info.
Medical Informatics Newsgroup
Multum Information Services, Inc. - makers of MediSourceTM, a clinical decision support service for medication ordering. E-mail them for more info.
Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report
MedConnect - Medical Network in Princeton, NJ offers a monthly emergency medicine CME course online.
Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC)
MedTrib Web - A Physician's Guide to the Internet
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
Mortara Instrument Company - Electrocardiography products
Medicine in Sports Pages on the Web - another great resource.
MedBulletin - Nationwide listings of physician employment opportunities.
MedFaxx - offers alternative, non-invasive, non-drug technologies to both medical professionals and end-users of the products. These include iontophoresis units, which deliver drugs without needles, magnets for magnetotherapy, and many other items. Email Whitney Hill (email@example.com) for more info.
Modern Medicine journal - interactive medical information from all of the publications of Advanstar Communications: Cosmetic Surgery Times; Dermatology Times; DVM, The Newsmagazine for Veterinary Medicine; Formulary; Geriatrics; Managed Healthcare, including PharmaCare Economics; Modern Medicine; Ophthalmology Times; Physician's Management; Urology Times
The Medical Commerce Network - provides the "benefits of a network designed especially for . . . a physician, pharmacist, physical therapist, hospital, insurance provider, pharmaceutical company, medical supplier, or other entity involved in the health care industry." tel: 888-363-8428.
The Mayo Clinic Proceedings - includes complete contents page.
Medicon's Free Medline Page
Medical Matrix Medline Access Page
MEDIC - the Medical Education Information Center of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Medbulletin - create an on-line magazine of information about physician employment opportunities in all specialties.
Multimedia Medical Reference Library
The Medical Records Institute
Medicare Rights Non-profit advocacy group
Medical Records Institute
Mental Health Net
Medical Computing Today
Modern Physician - Essential business news for physician executives
National Cancer Institute
National Center for Health Statistics
National Institutes of Health
National Jewish Center for Immunology & Respiratory Medicine
National Library of Medicine - FTP publications
National Center for Infectious Diseases at CDC
New York State Department of Health
New York State Academy of Family Physicians
New York University Medical Center
National Pork Producers Council - includes nutritional information
NABCO - nationwide Cancer Trial News
NCI's Clinical Trials
National Rosacea Society - Public services and publications for rosacea patients.
New York Academy of Sciences - serving science, technology, and society worldwide since 1817
New England Journal of Medicine - includes abstracts, select full text, tables and data graphs, facsimile of contents page, generous high-quality graphics in many sections, efficient search engine of back issues to 1990.
Nature - scientific journal.
National Medical School Review - an ACCME-accredited organization providing continuing medical education (CME), and preparation for licensing examinations (USMLE) and specialty board examinations. Email or call 800-533-8850 for more info.
Neurosciences on the Internet
National Cancer Institute's Kids' Home - a unique resource for young people with cancer.
National Action Plan on Breast Cancer
NewsWorks - Retrieves articles on Health and Medicine from over 130 newspapers
NY State Education Department - started in February 1997 to post online comprehensive information, including the licensing and disciplinary status, of the over 600,000 professionals in the 38 professions that it regulates.
Nick Mason's Health-related Links Page. The completed thesis and the derived bookmark file may be obtained after January 1998 at: firstname.lastname@example.org
NetSight - a guide to interactive medicine, published monthly in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Send your internet news, facts, and finds to William Silberg, Editorial Director, New Media Office, AMA Scientific Information and Multimedia Group at email@example.com
National Asthma Campaign - Features Junior Asthma Club for children
Netting the Evidence
Neurosciences on the Internet
Nonprescription Drug Manufacturers Association - Promotes ♦responsible self-medication♦ with OTC drugs
NeedyMeds - Lists indigent drug programs and eligibility info
Oncology Online - physician-only access to interactive forums, oncology journals, NLM index searching, seminar listings, and hotlinks (800-665-4679 for info)
Office of Professional Medical Conduct - of the New York State Department of Health
Oceania♦ - makers of the WAVETM Electronic Health Record.
Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - the National Research Center
Online Interactive Journal of Otolaryngology
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Resource Center
The Online Birth Center - Discusses issues related to pregnancy, birth, midwifery, breastfeeding, and more. Submitted by Donna Dolezal Zelzer.
Subscribe to the OBC News -- a free weekly newsletter! Send a message to Majordomo@efn.org and put only the words: subscribe obcnews in the body of the message. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org for a sample copy. Submitted by Donna Dolezal Zelzer.
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) - genetics database featuring a very efficient retrieval tool. Text searches return not only the citations relevant to the initial query, but also articles with MeSH and text terms in the "neighborhood" of each citation.
Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (UNOS)
Pharmaceutical Information Network
Physicians' Guide to the Internet - register using promotional code 9632 to get first month free
Physicians' Home Page
Preventive Medicine Residency Program of South Carolina
Primary Care at Univ Chicago
Primary Care at Univ Florida
Patient Education Archives - a compendium of the educational and informational handouts used in a Family Physician's office practice.
America's Pharmaceutical Research Companies
Prime Practice - the interactive CD-ROM educational series from the Mayo Clinic tel 800-553-5426
Physicians' Desk Reference - introduces pdrnet.com available 12/16/96.
Patient Ed - A patient education management system for Windows, version 1.1. Favorably reviewed by the AAFP Foundation. A product of Medifor, Inc, call 800-366-3710 for info and a free demo disk.
Psychiatry - online depression screening and other screens
Primary Care Internet Guide - provides links to primary-care resources, discussion groups, teaching modules, academic institutions, and more.
Prostate Problems Mailing List - an informal support group frequented by men with cancer, urologists, oncologists, radiation therapists, and others. To subscribe to the list, send an e-mail message with the subject line blank and type subscribe prostate <your name> in the body.
Physician's Choice - medical and health-related websites reviewed by physicians.
Pathologia Paidon - simplified reference on lung cancer, breast cancer, and the Pap smear by Pathologist Pat Connelly, MD in Dayton.
Pohly's Internet Guide - Healthcare Employment Resources - a simple, straighforward page designed to point healthcare professionals in the right direction as they embark on their job searches. Also includes Healthcare Recruiters on the Net.
Patient Medical Assistant - Dr. Michael Cole's list of common ailments and useful information about how to handle them.
PaperChase is a service of the Beth Isreal Deaconess Medical Center, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. On a not-for-profit basis, we provide access to the MEDLINE, AIDSLINE, and HealthSTAR databases of the National Library of Medicine, and the CancarLit database of the National Cancer Institute. PaperChase combines all four databases-over 9,500,000 references-into one database, the largest database of references of biomedical literature in the world. Submitted by Psych Links - dozens of links in medicine and mental health.
Patient Ed♦ - Patient Education Management System for Windows♦ by Medifor, Inc. E-mail for more info.
Patient education and Support
Pulmonary Hypertension Association Educational support for patients with pulmonary hypertension, their families, and physicians
Palm-med - Forum on hand-held devices in medicine
Psychiatric Ethics Network Discussion Listserv - Coordinator: Dr. Emilio Mordini, Psychoanalytic Institute for Social Research, Rome
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturer♦s Assoc
Physician Management tools - Information-based clinical performance improvement
Permanente Journal From the Permanente Medical Group, the physicians of the world♦s oldest HMO
Physician's Employment - The largest data base of physician opportunities on the Internet. Submitted by Robert Truog.
Pocket Guide to Clinical Coding - an inexpensive, easy to use dictatable format guide to increase reimbursement, diminish audit exposure, and produce a comprehensive medical record using the latest AMA/HCFA guidelines. Copies sell for $10.75 directly from the physician, publisher/author: M. Tray Dunaway, MD, FACS, or write to Rebel Records, Inc. 1413 Mill Street Camden, SC 29020
Public Health Memo - published by the School of Public Health of the University at Albany, SUNY.
QuitNet - Volumes of support materials about smoking cessation from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Radiology Teaching File
Running Injuries Page - thorough compendium of information about running-related injuries and their prevention by Washington, DC podiatrist Dr. Stephen Pribut
Respiratory Medicine Online - The National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver, publishers of the Journal of Respiratory Diseases, launch the first major Internet service designed specifically for physicians treating lung, allergic, and immune diseases.
ResistanceWeb - Tracking bacterial resistance to antibiotics
Rx SampleLink @ Medscape - Drug samples for physicians♦ offices only
Reproductive Rights Discussion Listserv Coordinator: R. Alta Charo, Medical College of Wisconsin
Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps - All-volunteer, non-profit, airborne-relief organization which has provided medical, surgical, eye, and dental care to more than 51,000 people since 1992.
RxList - searchable index on drugs and medication interactions
Radiology Webserver - Univ of Washington in Seattle offers radiological case studies for CME online.
The Samaritans - international on-line suicide crisis service
Science of Obesity and Weight Control
Sky and Telescope magazine
SportsDoc - online examining of virtual patients to learn more about sports medicine injuries using MRIs, Xrays, surgical videos and an extensive medical library.
State and National Healthcare Organizations
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine - fine organization assisting the teachers and learners of modern family medicine. For more info you may e-mail them.
Spinal Cord Injury site - the more than 200,000 Americans living with spinal-cord injuries now have a place to go for information and social support.
Scientific American - scientific journal.
Support/education program for heart patients/families. Online newsletter....articles: Ask the Doctor, Cardiac Calm, Chief Surgeon's Corner, Food News, Heart Health, Psychologically Speaking, ...Pulse, Recipe, Rehab Rap, Thought for the Month, etc... It was submitted by Bonnie Campbell.
Shape Up America! - Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop's initiative, founded in 1994, to get Americans off the couch and into better health. Includes the CyberKitchen feature to help one design a meal plan and estimate one's daily calorie goal based on inputted information.
Saint Francis Hospital - 35 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 tel (914) 471-2000.
SmartTalkpatient communication productivity tool
Starbright - Technology, entertainment, and pediatrics come together to empower seriously ill children
Senior Technologies - Manufacturer and direct sales of restraint-free products including WanderGuard departure alert system (dementia & Alzheimer's), TABS mobility monitors (fall prevention), Decura therapeutic mattress (decubitis and pressure ulcers) and the Arial wireless communication system (nurse call system). Email to email@example.com.
The Internet Medical Exchange (TIME) - directory of information about physicians
Telemedicine - A Guide to Assessing Telecommunications in Health Care, a new report from the Institute of Medicine
Tumor Board - this browsable archive includes copyright-free digital pathology images.
TeleTriage Systems♦ is a leader and innovator in products for the Telephone Triage and Call Center Industries, specializing in user friendly products which provide the link between healthcare problems and solutions, need for and access to care, human beings and healthcare services.
Travel Medicine Clinic - hosted by the University of North Texas Health Science center at Fort Worth
Tobacco Free Kids - Largest nongovernment initiative against teen smoking
Tumor Board - copyright-free digital pathology images
The Testosterone Source - explore how testosterone works, learn about testosterone deficicy, and discover how to locate physicians who treat the condition; with links to the American Association of Endocrinologists (AACE); sponsored by SmithKline Beecham.
Tar Wars - the award-winning national tobacco education program for fifth-grade students. For info call (800) TAR-WARS
United Media - editorial cartoons for when you need to lighten up!
US Dept of Health and Human Services - look under What's New to find the 1996 report on Trends in the Well-Being of America's Children and Youth.
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas - includes site for alumni
Unicor Medical, Inc. - produces Easy Coder reference books and Alpha II coding software; 4160 Carmichael Rd, Montgomery, AL 36177-8138, 800-825-7421
University of Health Sciences-College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Minnesota School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education
Virtual Frog Dissection Kit
Virtual Hospital - at the University of Iowa Hospital
Virtual Medical Center
Visible Human Project - Images and Animations
The Visible Human Project - main informational page. The main Visible Human Project home page is http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html. Submitted by: Richard A. Banvard Office of High Performance Computing and Communications Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications National Library of Medicine, Bldg 38A, Rm B1N-30M National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland 20894 301-435-3266 301-402-4080 (FAX) firstname.lastname@example.org
Vista Behavioral Health Plans - San Diego-based managed mental health care company
Virtual World Congress - the American College of Chest Physicians' scientific assembly in cyberspace, complete with lectures, symposia, and CME courses.
The Vaccine Page is a serious attempt to collect all useful information about vaccines, organize it meaningfully, present it appropriately for each of several distinct audiences, and above all, keep it up to date. It was submitted by Don Radler.
Virtual Human Male database - Center for Human Simulation at the Univ Colorado Health Science Center
Viridae conducts antiviral research and testing, consisting of a CRO, virology laboratory, and investigator site for antiviral clinical trials. Viridae is an antiviral product think tank for herpes simplex diseases, AIDS/HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other sexually transmitted diseases. Viridae is led by Dr. Stephen L. Sacks, a world-renowned expert on sexually transmitted diseases and author of "The Truth About Herpes", now in its fourth edition. Submitted by Michael Jensen.
WebPath: Internet Pathology Laboratory - includes archived images demonstrating gross and microscopic pathologic findings associated with human disease states.
Whole Brain Atlas
Web of Addictions - Links to addiction-related fact sheets created by various organizations.
Web Directory of EMR Vendors - comprehensive listing of companies providing Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems.
WONCA - the World Organization of family doctors
Yahoo! Health: Medicine - The premier on-line index of medical web sites.
Yahoo: Diseases and Conditions
You First - fill out a health and habits questionnaire to have your "body-age" calculated. Set up by Greenstone Healthcare Services, a subsidiary of Pharmacia and Upjohn, the site offers the health risk assessment and a sixteen page analysis of personal health.
Your Health Daily - a service of the NY Times syndicate