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CHID: The Combined Health Information Database
A bibliographic database produced by health-related agencies of the Federal Government. This database provides titles, abstracts, and availability information for health information and health education resources. CHID lists a wealth of health promotion and education materials and program descriptions that are not indexed elsewhere.

Dr. Greene's House Calls
Dr. Greene is the Chief Medical Officer of A.D.A.M., the Founder & CEO of DrGreene.com, and the Pediatric Expert for AmericanBaby.com. He is on the Clinical Faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine where he sees patients and teaches Residents. He is a founding member of Hi-Ethics (Health Internet Ethics) and helped URAC develop its standards for eHealth accreditation.

Our mission is to empower people with trusted solutions for healthier lives. We accomplish this by providing credible information from the most trusted sources, including Harvard Medical School and University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Established in 1996, InteliHealth has become one of the leading online health information companies in the world.

A goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. Health professionals and consumers alike can depend on it for information that is authoritative and up to date. MEDLINEplus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 500 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.

Medscape Online
Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and education tools. After a simple, one time, free registration, Medscape automatically delivers to you the specialty site that best fits your profile.

Mental Help Net
Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and education tools. After a simple, one time, free registration, Medscape automatically delivers to you the specialty site that best fits your profile.

Multicultural Health Communication Service
A statewide service based in South Eastern Sydney Area Health Service and funded by NSW Health. We aim to facilitate the communication of quality information about health issues and health services to people of non-English speaking backgrounds.

Patient and Health Education Resources on the Web
Comprehensive list of online resources for a variety of health challenges from Samuel Rosenthal Memorial Library of St. Joseph's Hospital

Patient Education Options for the Modern Healthcare Practice
Excellent overview of the principles and dynamics of creating effective patient education materials. How to write brochures, pamphlets, create illustrations, elements of design, readability/low literacy, preparing for production from U-Write.

RxMed: Patient Education Handouts
A resource for physicians, patients and their families. This health-care web site provides valuable, thorough, illness and medication information, as well as access to various medical products and services. It is our goal to provide a health care site which is reliable and current; we aim to do so by ensuring our information is authored and peer-reviewed by physicians.

Seek Wellness
Owned by a group of professional health care providers and consumers. We will encourage, empower, and support health care consumers to improve their level of wellness by providing information, services and products, all chosen with the consumer’s best interests in mind.

Launched in 1995 as one of the first healthcare Web sites. Since then, we have developed the first of a line of health-related products and services that use state-of-the-art technologies but at a significantly lower cost than was previously possible – thanks in part to the capabilities of Internet server based systems.

Virtual Hospital
A digital health sciences library created in 1992 at the University of Iowa to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients. The goal of the Virtual Hospital digital library is to make the Internet a useful medical reference and health promotion tool for health care providers and patients. The Virtual Hospital digital library contains hundreds of books and brochures for health care providers and patients.

WebMD Health
Content Staff blends award-winning expertise in content creation, community services, expert commentary, medical review, and aggregation of licensed resources to give our site users a variety of ways to find what they are looking for. Our content staff includes individuals who hold advanced degrees in journalism, medical illustration, health communications, clinical informatics, nursing, and medicine.

Women's Health Interactive
WHI specializes in the design, development and delivery of health education for women through the use of interactive digital technologies. WHI's mission is to be a unique, interactive learning environment where women gain knowledge and mastery of their health through the multidisciplinary resources that are offered for consumers and women's health professionals.

Your Health and the Internet
Richard Rathe, MD of the University of Florida and the Office of Medical Informatics offers an useful overview of how patients can find reliable health information on the internet, how to interact in online communities and where to look for help.

Nursing Informatics Integration for the BSN in Nursing Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
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