Healthcare Library

Welcome to our Healthcare Library.  The following collection of sites, articles and links provide you with a wide assortment of perspectives, insights and opinions on healthcare in the United States today.  From in-depth news about the latest health issues facing the country to the occasional blog rant, we think you’ll find the Healthcare Library a constant source of both information and inspiration.

Healthcare Online Resources

From researching a specific subject of interest, to learning where to turn for additional help, these sites put valuable information at your fingertips.

 

United States Department of Health and Human Resources

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
http://www.hhs.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC provides the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
http://www.cdc.gov/

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross offers compassionate services for domestic disaster relief; community services that help the needy; support and comfort for military members and their families; the collection, processing and distribution of lifesaving blood and blood products; educational programs that promote health and safety; and international relief and development programs
http://www.redcross.org/

WebMD

WebMD provides original, timely and credible health information, supportive communities, and in-depth reference material about health subjects through original content and materials from well-known providers.
http://www.webmd.com

MedLinePlus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, at no cost to you.
http://www.medlineplus.gov 

The National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
http://www.nih.gov/

Flu.gov

Flu.gov provides comprehensive government-wide information on seasonal, H1N1 (swine), H5N1 (bird) and pandemic influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities.
http://www.flu.gov/professional/hospital/index.html

Health.Mil

Health.Mil is the web site for the Military Health System and provides information on the healthcare services provided to active duty and retired military personnel, including resources aimed at helping wounded soldiers and their families as they move toward recovery.
http://www.health.mil

My HealthVet - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

My HealtheVet is the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs e-health web site, which offers Veterans, active duty soldiers, their dependents and caregivers anywhere, anytime internet access to VA healthcare information and services.
http://www.myhealth.va.gov/

Medicare.gov

The official United States government site for news, information, guidance and help regarding Medicare.  
http://www.medicare.gov/

Healthcare Blogs

Opinions, editorials, personal points of view – there’s no shortage of these to be found on healthcare blogs.  Check out some of the latest thoughts on the healthcare industry, issues and hot topics.  Though we might not agree with everything you read on these sites, we can guarantee they’ll never be boring!

GruntDoc

Allen Roberts works in a trauma center in Texas, and an ex- U.S. Navy doctor who was deployed with the U.S. Marines for four years. Both experiences lend an exciting and decidedly knowledgeable air to his posts.
http://gruntdoc.com/

WSJ Health Blog

This blog is part of the Wall Street Journal web site and includes interesting and valuable information about the current health care field.   Jacob Goldstein, Scott Hensley, and other writers provide their professional insights into healthcare policies, news and more.
http://blogs.wsj.com/health/

The Health Care Blog

The Health Care Blog features original opinion pieces, commentary reprinted with permission from other blogs, and lots of news and video about many different aspects of health care.
http://thehealthcareblog.com/

EMR and HIPPA Blog

An open forum for realistic discussions of EHR and EMR selection, implementation, certification, stimulus money and news.  An unbiased source of opinion, perspective and help for those considering or using an electronic medical record in a clinical practice
http://www.emrandhipaa.com/

Kaiser Health News Blog

The Kaiser Health News Blog is part of the Kaiser Health News (KHN) site, a nonprofit news organization committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy issues and developments at the federal and state levels. In addition, KHN covers trends in the delivery of health care and in the marketplace.
http://capsules.kaiserhealthnews.org/

Articles of Interest

When it comes to learning more about the healthcare industry, Supplemental Health Care has you covered. Click here to read articles that will inhance your knowledge and expand your skills in the field.

Healthcare News

It’s not easy keeping up with the latest news and information on the healthcare industry – but this collection of news sources will help.

Healthcare Finance News

Healthcare Finance News provides in-depth news, editorials and insights into the latest healthcare issues and trends.   This site also provides a variety of resources and links of interest to the healthcare community.
http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/

Becker’s Hospital Review

This site features up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems.  Content is geared toward high-level hospital leaders to provide valuable content, including hospital and health system news, best practices and legal guidance specifically for these decision-makers.
http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/

Kaiser health Care News

Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a nonprofit news organization committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy issues and developments at the federal and state levels. In addition, KHN covers trends in the delivery of health care and in the marketplace.
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/

Medical News Today

Medical News Today is updated with more than 150 articles on weekdays and over 40 articles at weekends - more than any other health news website. The website is divided into 117 medical categories/specialties, allowing you to browse only the news relevant to you.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/