- Health Policy & Economics
(see also the Online Textbooks in Health Policy & Economics)
Highly targeted news, data and strategic information for managers in hospitals, managed care plans, and other health care organizations with free daily information updates.
Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC)
A nonpartisan policy research organization that designs and conducts studies focused on the U.S. health care system. Led by noted healthcare researcher Paul B. Ginsburg, they are committed to chronicling trends in the health care system and drawing implications that are devoid of bias.
Duke Health Policy Gateway
Duke University's Center for Health Policy, Law & Management provides an extensive links site with many health care information web sites listed.
The Joint Commission
Provides insight into how it evaluates and accredits more than 19,500 health care organizations in the United States.
National Conference of State Legislatures
Comprehensive information and research on state issues concerning health.
This division within the RAND Corporation, it concentrates on improving health and health care systems through extensive research projects.
Stateline.org: Healthcare Issues
Funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts, this nonprofit online news publication reports each weekday on healthcare and state government policy issues.
The Urban Institute
Investigates, researches, and publishes on social and economic problems.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Established in 1972, it is the largest US foundation devoted to improving the health and health care of all Americans.
(see also the Online Textbooks in Hematology)
This online version of the print journal provides free online access to full-text Blood articles after 1 year of the publication date.
Free registration is all that's required to utilize this online resource offering case studies, full-text journals and articles, an image atlas, and much more.
Hematology: The ASH Education Program Book
This is published annually by the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in one volume per year. Previous published volumes are available in the archives section.
HemeTeam Interactive Hematology
Started in 1992, HemeTeam has evolved to incorporate succinct accounts of the ever advancing knowledge about pathogenetic mechanisms in hematology.
Medical professionals and others investigate, report, and discuss the latest techniques in transfusion alternatives and appropriate blood management.
(see also the Online Textbooks in Hepatology)
TPIS: Transplant Pathology Internet Services
This comprehensive multimedia resource is an outgrowth of the program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and its satellite center in Palermo, Italy.
- Infectious Diseases
(see also the Online Textbooks in Infectious Diseases)
From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), it provides the latest federally approved information on HIV/AIDS clinical research, treatment and prevention, and medical practice guidelines for consumers and health care providers.
Antibiotic (ABX) Guide
Johns Hopkins has created a uniques "decision support tool" which provides clinicians with concise, digested, timely information about the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases useful at the point of care. Free registration required and downloadable to an iPAQ, Jornada, Cassiopeia, Palm OS™ and others!
The Bad Bug Book
This handbook provides basic facts regarding foodborne pathogenic microorganisms and natural toxins through the FDA.
The Big Picture Book of Viruses
Serving as a catalog of virus pictures on the WWW and as a resource for those seeking more information about viruses.
Emerging Infectious Diseases
Published monthly by the National Center for Infectious Diseases of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Consider this as one-stop access to comprehensive government-wide information on pandemic influenza and avian influenza from the U.S. Government.
Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)
Its aim is to protect patients, protect healthcare personnel, and promote safety, quality, and value in the healthcare delivery system. To this end, HHS has created Partnering to Heal , a computer-based, interactive learning tool for clinicians, health professional students, and patient advocates.
Healthcare-Associated Infections Toolkits
The CDC created these toolkits to support states in the prevention and reduction of healthcare associated infections (HAI). A list of each state's plan is available here.
Gateway to AIDS knowledge from the University of California San Francisco.
Immunization Action Coalition
Vaccination information for healthcare professionals.
International Society for Infectious Diseases ProMED-mail
The Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (ProMED-mail) offers rapid global dissemination of information on infectious disease outbreaks and acute exposures to toxins that affect human health. Offered in English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and Portuguese.
Multi-level Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Educational Resources
This website from the Division of Laboratory Systems of the Public Health Practice Program Office under the auspices of CDC is intended to keep you informed of antimicrobial susceptibility testing issues relating to the clinical microbiology laboratory practice.
Shots 2013 Online
The Group on Immunization Education of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) provides the schedule for vaccinations of Children, Adolescents, and Adults.