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Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC's Mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.
Reliable health information from federal websites on a wide variety of topics: diseases, population groups, wellness, statistics.
National Center for Health Statistics
NCHS is the principal health statistics agency of the U.S. that compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of the nation.
This online physician Locator helps you find a perfect match for your medical needs DoctorFinder provides you with basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States. This includes more than 814,000 doctors.
American Board of Medical Specialties
The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), a not-for-profit organization, assists 24 approved medical specialty boards in the development and use of standards in the ongoing evaluation and certification of physicians. ABMS, recognized as the “gold standard” in physician certification, believes higher standards for physicians means better care for patients.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. As 1 of 12 agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services, AHRQ supports research that helps people make more informed decisions and improves the quality of health care services.
Health Research and Educational Trust
Founded in 1944, the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) is the not-for-profit research and education affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA). HRET’s mission is to transform health care through research and education. HRET’s applied research seeks to create new knowledge, tools and assistance in improving the delivery of health care by providers and practitioners within the communities they serve.
AHIMA: American Health Information Management Association
AHIMA’s primary goal is to provide the knowledge, resources and tools to advance health information professional practice and standards for the delivery of quality healthcare. Whether you work in the field, or are just interested in learning more about the profession, ahima.org provides the answers to your HIM questions and effective solutions for critical HIM issues.
Journal of AHIMA
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The Journal of AHIMA is the official publication of the American Health Information Management Association. It delivers best practices in health information management and keeps readers current on emerging issues that affect the accuracy, timeliness, privacy, and security of patient health information.
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