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Agency for Healthcare Research Quality

Provides practical healthcare information.

Clinical information on evidence-based practice, clinical guidelines, medical effectiveness and pharmaceuticals.

American Cancer Society

Dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering

American Heart Association

Information and education about heart and stroke disease.

American Hospital Directory

Provides online information for nearly 6000 hospitals. The database is built from federal files.

American Nurses Association

Represents the interests of the nation’s 2.6 million nurses.

Association of Certified Research Professionals

Purpose of the Association is to provide global leadership for the clinical research profession by promoting and advancing the highest ethical standards and practices.

Behavioral Risk Factor Survey – BRFSS

World’s largest telephone survey tracks health risks in the United States.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Certified Research Associates

Educational and charitable nonprofit membership organization, offering educational programming

Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. principal agency for better health, safety, and wellbeing


Free software program developed by the Centers for Disease Control to allow health and medical professionals to develop a questionnaire or form, customize the data entry process, and enter and analyze data.

Food and Drug Administration

Information includes news, medical devices, animal drugs, human drugs, and biologics.

Foundation for Accountability

An organization improving healthcare for Americans by advocating for an accountable and accessible system

Healthy People 2010

Provides access to the complete Healthy People 2010 text

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Offers resources and services to help healthcare organizations make dramatic and long-lasting improvements that enhance clinical outcomes and reduce costs

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

Provides information about adverse drug events and their prevention for healthcare practitioners

Institute of Medicine

Information and advice concerning health and science policy.

Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

The nation’s predominant standards setting and accrediting body.


Official U.S. government site for Medicare information

National Committee for Quality Assurance

Provides information about the quality of national managed care plans to enable consumers to evaluate them.

Office of Inspector General

Government resources include health care fraud alerts, compliance guidance, and corporate integrity

Office of Research Integrity

ORI indices of publications, guidelines and regulations and other sources

Oncology Nurses Society

Organization open to registered nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in oncology care.

Public Health Service - agencies

Listing of agencies and programs from the US Dept of Health and Human Services


NIH repository for peer-reviewed primary research reports in the life sciences.

Society of Certified Research Associates

Educational and charitable nonprofit membership organization, offering educational programming

Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results of the National Cancer Institute

Authoritarian source of information on cancer incidence and survival in United States.