Healthcare Tools and Resources

AdvoConnection

This site provides access to patients advocates, patient navigators, case managers, elder care advocates, home health, medical billing advocates, legal and other forms of patient assistants who may be able to help you or your loved ones manage those many health care challenges.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Provides information about government-sponsored healthcare programs.

Home Healthcare Agencies

Home health care companies offer a wide range of skilled medical services such as nursing care, physical therapy and occupational therapy from qualified medical professionals in addition to various services from home health aides.
http://www.homehealthcareagencies.com

Internet Drug Index

National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants

The National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants is the professional organization for healthcare advocates that is dedicated to the improvement of patient outcomes through continuing education, promotion of national standards of practice, and active pursuit of policy change that lead to excellent person-centered healthcare.

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials in all areas of biomedicine and health care, as well as works on biomedical aspects of technology, the humanities, and the physical, life, and social sciences.

The Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society is the world's largest and most active organization devoted to the research, study and clinical practice of endocrinology.

New England Journal of Medicine Online

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM.org) is dedicated to bringing physicians the best research and key information at the intersection of biomedical science and clinical practice, and to presenting the information in an understandable and clinically useful format. A career companion for physicians, NEJM keeps practicing physicians informed on developments that are important to their patients and keeps them connected to both clinical science and the values of being a good physician.

The Journal of Neurosurgery

Publishes an on line peer reviewed journal called NeurosurgicalFocus. The format of this journal is to present a new "Topic" each month that contains numerous peer reviewed articles.

Touch Endocrinology - www.touchendocrinology.com

European Endocrinology & US Endocrinology enables time-pressured physicians to stay abreast of key advances and opinion in diabetes practice in Europe & the US. The FREE-TO-ACCESS content is produced and distributed in print, online, via eBook, via monthly eNewsletter and at major congresses.

The journals comprise balanced and comprehensive articles written by leading authorities addressing the most important and salient developments in the field of diabetes. Guided by an Editorial Board comprising world-renowned experts in their respective sub-specialties, the journals are designed to promote best practice, to lead the debate on health and to engage, inform, and support physicians in improving patient outcomes globally.

Treatment Strategies – Diabetes

Treatment Strategies – Diabetes is a print report and eBook together with a supporting website, bringing influential articles and healthcare professionals together, in order to build a forum to showcase and discuss leading drugs, as well as, technological and therapeutic developments. For further information please visit the Cambridge Research website at http://www.cambridgeresearchcentre.co.uk/all-publications/diabetes/.

The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health

A Lifetime of Good Health is a new 67 page online booklet to help women of all ages understand their health needs better. This is a guide to understanding health risks at every age. This also provides an easy-to-read chart outlining medical tests and procedures recommended for women at different stages of their lives.
http://permanent.access.gpo.gov/gpo9191/your-guide-to-staying-healthy.pdf

Water for Life

Of all the things we have ALL been told about good health habits, the one we neglect most often, relates to the drinking a daily supply of clean water!
(In most advanced countries, tapwater is just fine). This link, to a very unusual and straight forward web site, can be a boon to you, and your family's good health. Drink and enjoy. You KNOW it is good for you.

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