Links to Other Health Care Websites
US Health Care Associations and Societies
Ambulatory Surgery Association
The Ambulatory Surgery Association Web site includes information on membership, meetings, and publications.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Web site includes news and legislation information, a section called Facts for Families, abstracts from the Journal, initiatives in the areas of clinical practice and public health, research and training opportunities, and a schedule of meetings.
American Academy of Family Physicians
A national association of more than 80,000 family physicians, residents and medical students, the American Academy of Family Physicians Web site offers information for each of these groups and additional information for the media and patients.
American Academy of Medical Administrators
This site includes information in the areas of admission/advancement, colleges, benefits, publications, awards program, CAAMA exam, conferences, sponsors, board & officers, and sponsor web links.
American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons
Founded in 1974, the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons aims to improve quality of care and direction for patients in orthopaedics and neurosurgery.
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Visit the American Academy of Ophthalmology for information on eye anatomy and health disease and conditions, and consumer advocacy.
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.
This site includes information on meetings, patient info, and the Journal, as well as society links and web links.
American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is dedicated to the health of all children. This site includes the areas of publications and services, Visit the AAP, You and Your Family, professional education, advocacy, research, and membership services.
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Whether you are a physician, medical professional, or a consumer you can find everything you need to know about the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
American Academy of Physician Assistants
This site includes information on AAPA products and services; the annual conference; employment opportunities; member information services; PA facts, data, & statistics; and government and professional issues.
American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Inc.
The American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Inc. is a non-profit, international organization and their Web site includes sections on the AACC, services, publications, meetings, and contacts.
American Association for Medical Transcription
The American Association for Medical Transcription (AAMT) is an association for medical transcription professionals. It is a non-profit organization that aids the medical transcription professionals in their career advancement. The AAMT keeps medical transcriptionists up-to-date on the current market trend and challenges affecting the medical transcription profession.
American Association for Respiratory Care
Looking for information on respiratory and pulmonary care? This Web site includes information primarily for respiratory care practitioners, but also for the public, including health tips, Clinical Practice Guidelines, government updates, and resource papers on health care. Also includes a member-only area.
American Association of Bioanalysts
The American Association of Bioanalysts Web site offers information for bioanalyst, physician office laboratory technicians, medical technologist, and laboratory technicians. This site includes information on proficiency testing service, membership benefits, AAB meeting agenda, as well as links to related sites.
American Association of Blood Banks
The need for blood is great everyday and the American Association of Blood Banks Web site helps individuals interested in giving or receiving blood they information they need.
American Association of Health Plans
Providing extensive information in the areas of putting patients first, health policy, regulatory affairs, grassroots activism, medical affairs, women's health issues, and training this website is a resource center for both members and non-members.
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
The American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging website includes consumer information, job mart, publications, provider resources, upcoming events, state associations, grassroots network, and a member central.
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
For patients, health care professionals and CRNAs, this site has sections for Patient Resources, Professional Resources, Member Resources, and Travel and Insurance Services.
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Find information about oral and maxillofacial surgery and much more on this website.
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians
This website includes information on membership, leadership, events, publications, and certifying examinations.
American College of Emergency Physicians
The American College of Emergency Physicians Web site includes information on meetings, news, employment, chapters, publications, public policies, research, and links to related sites.
American College of Health Care Administrators
This professional society's website includes information in the areas of member benefits, an events calendar, state licensure, a product catalog, a career link, and certification programs.
American College of Healthcare Executives
Looking for general information, education, membership, health administration press, career resource center, and publications from the American College of Healthcare Executives? You can find all that and more on this website.
American College of Nurse Midwives
This site includes information on the Foundation, a calendar, documents, bookstore, and web resources including how to find a nurse midwife and more.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists web site provides information for members only, reports on women's issues, meetings and events and government affairs.
American College of Physician Executives
The American College of Physician Executives contains information on educational seminars, graduate programs, institutes, publications, and career opportunities.
American College of Physicians
Find selections from the American College of Physicians journals, CME, medical competency, manage care information, Web site reviews and much more on this website.
American College of Radiology
This site includes information on legal, legislative, educational, and consumer health topics.
American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons website offers focused sections titled Information for Fellows and Public Information. It includes information on advisory councils, ACS chapters, and publications, as well as general information on patient choice, choosing a surgeon, and making a decision about an operation.
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine website provides information about the ACRM, the annual conference, newsletter, membership information, special interest groups, and links to other sites.
American Dental Association
Get access to news, publications, products and services related to dental health on this website.
American Dietetic Association
The American Dietetic Association website includes the area of Nutrition Resources, Find a Dietitian, and Annual Meeting and Exhibition.
American Geriatrics Society
The American Geriatrics Society is a professional organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of older adults. On this Web site you will find a directory of geriatrics Health Care Services in Managed Care, a publications catalog, the AGS/Pfizer Managed Care Report, information on courses and conferences, and a patient education forum.
American Health Care Association
The American Health Care Association website includes sections on Community of Care, consumer information, the Briefing Room, and Health Care links.
American Health Information Management Association
This site includes information on consumer advice, publications, library services, products and events, careers and colleges, as well as links to other websites.
American Hospital Association
This national organization represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks and their patients and communities.
American Medical Association
Find reviewed medical sites, medical society directory, residency program information, and over 65,000 physicians on this website.
American Medical Directors Association
The American Medical Directors Association website gives information on upcoming events, membership, CMD certification, comprehensive courses, annual symposium, educational resources, and the AMDA Foundation.
American Medical Group Association
The American Medical Group Association website includes information on education, public policy and political affairs, quality management and research, products and services, media alerts, publications, and a calendar of events.
American Medical Technologists
The American Medical Technologists website offers information on certification application requirements, continuing education, and annual national meeting and educational conferences.
American Music Therapy Association
The American Music Therapy Association website includes information on membership, registration, certification, quality assurance, publications, conferences, and affiliations.
American Nurses Association
The American Nurses Association website includes information on the American Academy of Nursing, American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Nurses Foundation, Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, and the Ethnic Minority Fellowship Project.
American Occupational Therapy Association
This website includes information for both consumers and practitioners of Occupational Therapy.
American Optometric Association
This website presents content in four sections: Keeping Your Eyes Healthy, Educational Center, Media Center, and Meet the AOA.
American Organization of Nurse Executives
This website includes information on current events/news and information, publications and resources, practice and research, career center, education, policy and legislation, and the annual meeting.
American Osteopathic Association
This website includes information on membership and governance, annual convention, osteopathic healthcare systems, osteopathic philosophy, and related organizations.
American Pain Society
This site includes four sections titled: Resources for Pain Patients, Resources for Professionals, Advocacy and Initiatives, and Calendar of Events.
American Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is the organization whose members are recognized in society as essential in all patient care settings for optimal medication use that improves health, wellness, and quality of life.
American Physical Therapy Association
The American Physical Therapy Association website includes information on chapters, continuing education, governance, government affairs, insurance and member benefits, minority/international affairs, research, and women's initiatives.
American Podiatric Medical Association
This website includes Foot Facts, foot health information, current events, the Journal of the APMA, and the APMA at the White House.
American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association website includes information on public policy advocacy, news stand, clinical resources, public info, medical education, governance, library & publications, and a schedule of events.
American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association website contains four sections called About Us, PsychNET, Student Info, and Members.
American Red Cross
This website includes information on your local Red Cross, a bulletin board, virtual museum, services, and calendar of events.
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Web site includes ASCLS Positions, information on leadership and committees, conferences and meetings, and publications, as well as related links.
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy website contains the areas of general information, news, on-line library, publications, awards, legislative action, forums, and links to related sites.
American Society for Healthcare Engineering
This site includes an information library, forums, ASHE information, career connection, and links to other websites.
American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services
This site includes information about ASHES, membership and application, affiliated societies, publications, calendar of events, career opportunities, live chat and conferencing, and links to other websites.
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
This website contains information about ASHRM, its chapters, education, news, publications, and links to other websites.
American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI)
This website contains information abut ASHI and its goals and objectives.
American Society for Microbiology
The American Society for Microbiology website includes information on membership, education, Journals, books, governmental affairs, academy, meetings, and public/media communications.
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
This site includes information about ASPEN, bookstore, newsletter, journals and abstracts, professional development, research programs, chapters, and related links.
American Society of Addiction Medicine
The American Society of Addiction Medicine website includes general ASAM information, AMA Physician Select, information on its annual meeting, certification, conferences, Journal of Addictive Diseases, newsletter, public policy, and related links.
American Society of Anesthesiologists
This website provides information about the ASA, public education, physician information, and the annual meeting for both members and non-members.
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
This website includes information about the ASCP, a calendar, continuing education, exhibits, government affairs, jobs, media information, and links to other websites.
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
This website includes information about the ASP, government affairs, publications and products, meetings and education, membership resources, and ConsultNet Newsgroup/Chat.
American Society of Directors of Volunteer Services
For both members and non-members, this website includes volunteer information, membership benefits, ASDVS events, and the ASDVS structure.
American Society of Extra-Corporeal Technology, Inc
This website contains consumer, general, and membership information; a bookstore, calendar of events, training, pediatric perfusion, and related links.
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) is the 30,000-member professional association that represents pharmacists who practice in hospitals and other components of health care systems.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 99,000 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
American Therapeutic Recreation Association
The American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) is a national membership organization representing the interests and need of recreational therapists.
American Urological Association
An educational non-profit organization, the AUA pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by providing a wide range of services, including publications, the Annual Meeting, continuing medical education and health policy advocacy.
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
This website includes clinical information, foundation information, APSF newsletters, and the 1998 APSF Grant recipients.
Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
This website includes information on training opportunities, membership, technical assistance, research and development, public policy, and publications.
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.
This website contains general information about CPE and ACPE, a directory of accredited CPE centers, links to CPE centers, and a list of ACPE seminary members.
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.
APIC is a non-profit, international organization governed and directed by a board of directors. APIC has more than 110 regional chapters in the United States and more that 12,000 members world-wide.
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
Founded in 1965, the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation is a unique alliance of nearly 6,000 members united by the common goal of increasing the understanding and beneficial use of medical instrumentation.
Association of American Medical Colleges
The Association of American Medical Colleges is a non-profit association founded in 1876 to work for reform in medical education.
Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary organization established by National Health Service Corps alumni, providers, and scholars. The mission of the ACU is to improve the health of underserved populations by enhancing the development and support of health care clinicians serving these populations.
Association of Community Cancer Centers
The Association of Community Cancer Centers helps oncology professionals adapt to the complex challenges of program management, cuts in reimbursement, hospital consolidation and mergers, and legislation and regulations that threaten to compromise the delivery of quality cancer care.
Association of Operating Room Nurses
The Association of Operating Room Nurses website includes information on clinical practice, government affairs, education, publications & services, industry connections, certification, and perioperative nursing today.
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Since 1974, ARN has helped nurses stay on top of the skills and knowledge needed to provide top-quality rehabilitative and restorative care across settings, conditions, and age spans.
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials website includes hot topics, issue areas, and links to state health agencies and public health agencies on the web.
Association of Surgical Technologists
This website includes information about surgical technology, legislation, publications, continuing education, certification, and formal education.
Best Practice Network
The Best Practice Network is a not-for-profit entity whose vision is to provide a place where innovative solutions and best practices can be shared among nurses and other healthcare practitioners to promote healthy communities and provide optimal patient care.
Catholic Health Association of the United States
This website includes directories, a newsstand, information on long-term care, mission services, public policy, sponsorship, and links to other websites.
Child Welfare League of America
Looking for Children '97: Facts & Figures, All the Best! From David Liederman, Ten Easy Ways to Be a Friend of Children, advocacy tips, action alerts, news & events, publications list, upcoming conferences & training, CWLA Managed Care Institute, and consultation services? You can find it on the Child Welfare League of America website.
This website includes press releases, programs, fast facts, education products, employment opportunities, application information, FAQs and a private site for members.
College of American Pathologists
This website includes information on advocacy, laboratory improvement/practice, publications, and a section for the public.
College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy
The College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy (CPSP) is a theologically based covenant community that provides credentialing for Pastoral Counselors, Board Certified Clinical Chaplains, and Board Certified Associate Chaplains. CPSP also accredits Clinical Pastoral Education Training programs and programs in Counseling and Psychotherapy.
Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
CARF is a private, not-for-profit organization that grew out of a need in the medical and vocational rehabilitation fields to promote quality programs for people with disabilities and others in need of services.
Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc.
The Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. website includes consumer information, standards of excellence, a quarterly newsletter, and products and services.
Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc.
This website includes information on projects and activities, positions and resolutions, publications of the conference, and future meetings and workshops.
Employee Assistance Professionals Association
Founded in 1971, EAPA has been working to develop and maintain the best possible workplace relationships for people around the world.
Gerontological Society of America
The Gerontological Society of America website includes information on publications, a newsletter, conference calendar, news releases, annual meeting, and membership.
Health Industry Distributors Association
This website includes a calendar of events, directories, information on products & services, annual trade show, HIDA headlines, and government issues.
Healthcare Financial Management Association
This website contains a profile, history, press room, staff directory, jobs/classified listings, publications, career development, certification, and a resource directory.
Infusion Nurses Society
The Infusion Nurses Society is committed to bringing innovative new resources and opportunities to a wide range of healthcare professionals who are involved with the specialty practice of infusion therapy.
Medical Group Management Association
Founded in 1926, Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the leading organization representing medical group practices nationwide.
Medical Library Association
The Medical Library Association is dedicated to improving the quality and leadership of the health information professional in order to foster the art and science of health information services.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill site includes information on affiliates, books, campaign, medical information, meetings, a help line, policy, statistics, and links to other websites.
National Association for Healthcare Quality
This website includes information on education, certification, publications & products, government relations, career center, resource center, recognition & awards, and related links.
National Association for Home Care
The National Association for Home Care website includes information on meetings/conferences, publications, legislative/regulatory, state associations, affiliates, news bureau, consumer information, and a HomeCare/Hospice Agency locator.
National Association Medical Staff Services
This website includes information on products and services, certification programs, discussion groups, and vendor opportunities.
National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers
This website includes information on services, mission and history, a newsletter, alerts, surveys, and links to other websites.
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
The National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors provides information on 1998 public policy conference, NAADAC ethical standards, NAADAC position statements, certification, government relations, and links to other websites.
National Association of Health Data Organizations
This website contains a NAHDO overview, information on upcoming meetings, publications, and a national health information resource center.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
The National Association of Hispanic Nurse site includes the NAHN mission, purpose, objectives, history, and information on the annual conference.
National Association of Institutional Linen Management
The National Association of Institutional Linen Management (NAILM) was founded in 1939 to provide a network for the flow of information among its members leading toward their professional development and the advancement of the technologies they employ.
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
This site includes information on insurance regulators, news, calendar, committee activity, financial data reporting, producer initiatives, white papers and manuals, and products and services.
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
This website includes information on insurance regulators, news, calendar, committee activity, financial data reporting, producer initiatives, white papers and manuals, and products and services.
National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
Created in 1933, the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems today represents delivery systems working to coordinate a full spectrum of treatment services, including inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, and outpatient programs as well as prevention and management services.
National Association of Social Workers, Inc.
This website includes information on finding a social worker, NASW insurance trust, code of ethics, advocacy, NASW credentials, and links to other websites.
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors
The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors was incorporated in 1971 to serve State Drug Agency Directors, and in 1978 the membership was expanded to include State Alcoholism Agency Directors.
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
This site contains a description of NASMHPD's Mission, maintains contact information for its Members and Staff, provides information relating to the association's Divisions and Councils, Government Relations and upcoming Meetings, and provides the text of Position Statements approved by the NASMHPD membership.
National Cancer Registrars Association
The National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) is a non-profit, professional organization whose purpose is to provide educational opportunities for continuous learning; advance knowledge of all new technologies that influence cancer data; establish standards of education; promote the value of a certified registry professional; and support professional standards and ethics.
National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention
The National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention is an independent body comprised of seventeen national organizations who are meeting, collaborating, and cooperating to address the interdisciplinary causes of errors and to promote the safe use of medications.
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
This website contains NCLEX® Examination info, Interactive NCLEX® Diagnostic Profile, an online library, a consumer connection, events calendar, publications, programs and services, and other web resources.
National Eye Institute
The National Eye Institute’s mission is to "conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to blinding eye diseases, visual disorders, mechanisms of visual function, preservation of sight, and the special health problems and requirements of the blind."
National League for Nursing
This website includes information on NLN centers, membership, councils, testing services & tests, publications and products, and a calendar of events.
National Medical Association
This web site includes a calendar of events, NMA policy compendium, house of delegates news, journal, and a discussion group for web pages.
National Rural Health Association
The National Rural Health Association is a national membership organization whose mission is to improve the health and health care of rural Americans and to provide leadership on rural issues through advocacy, communications, education and research.
National Safety Council
The National Safety Council is a nonprofit, non-governmental, international public service organization dedicated to improving the safety, health and environmental well-being of all people.
National Student Nurses Association
NSNA is a membership organization representing students in ADN, Diploma, Baccalaureate, generic Masters and generic Doctoral programs preparing students for Registered Nurse licensure, as well as RNs in BSN completion programs.
National Therapeutic Recreation Society
The National Therapeutic Recreation Society (NTRS), a branch of National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA), specializes in the provision of therapeutic recreation services for persons with disabilities in clinical facilities and in the community. NTRS members include practitioners, administrators, educators, volunteers, students, and consumers.
National VA Chaplain Center
This website contains vision and mission statements, chaplain education center, clinical pastoral education, bio medical ethics, alternative dispute resolution mediation, and a research center.
Sigma Theta Tau
Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, is dedicated to improving the health of people worldwide through increasing the scientific base of nursing practice.
Society for the Arts in Health Care
The Society for the Arts in Healthcare (SAH) is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation in Washington, DC. Founded in 1991, the Society for the Arts in Healthcare is dedicated to promoting the incorporation of the arts as an integral component of healthcare.
Society of Nuclear Medicine
The Society of Nuclear Medicine is a professional organization founded in 1954 to promote the science, technology and practical application of nuclear medicine.
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
This website contains information on conferences and education, general information, and an area for members only.
Visiting Nurse Associations of America
This website includes FAQs, information on selecting agency, getting care, and links to other websites.