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Physician Information/Credentials

Accent Health: This site provides health and wellness content, medical news, message boards and clinical databases. This site is sponsored by Accent Health.

American Board of Medical Specialties: This site allows you to perform a free search through their database to determine whether a doctor is board certified in a specialty from a recognized board in that area. This site is sponsored by The American Board of Medical Specialties.

American Cosmetic Surgery Specialists: This site provides pictures and information about cosmetic procedures, fitness forum, and a directory of Board certified plastic surgeons nationwide.

America’s Doctor: This site provides health and wellness content, ask the doctor a question, live web casts, message boards and support groups. This site is sponsored by America’s Doctor.

American Medical Association (AMA): This site provides information about the activities and policies of the AMA, abstracts of AMA journals and publications and links to other resources for both healthcare professionals and consumers. This site is sponsored by The American Medical Association.

Ask Noah: This site provides articles and resources on health various health topics (some in Spanish). This site is sponsored by the New Your Public Library.

Caresoft: This site provides health and wellness content, interactive health tools and assessments with personalized feedback, health news and library/shopping features. This site is sponsored by Caresoft.

Cleveland Clinic Foundation: This site provides interactive patient care information listed by health categories, and links to other medical sites.  This site is sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

CNN Interactive-Food and Health News: This site provides current health and food news, research developments, tips, guides and policy decisions. This site is sponsored by Cable News Network (CNN).

Dr.Koop: This site provides health news, family health, health resources, health and wellness guides, chat rooms, newsletters and web resources.  This site is sponsored by Dr.Koop.com.

Florida Department of Health: This site allows you to check the license on all state-licensed health professionals an carries extensive profiles on doctors, including disciplinary actions and some malpractice information. This site is sponsored by the Florida Department of Health.

Florida Department of Insurance: This site allows you to find out a list of malpractice settlements on doctors, hospitals, and other professionals. This site is sponsored by the Florida Department of Insurance.

Georgetown Consumer Guide to Insurance: Thanks to a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Georgetown University Institute for Health Care Research and Policy has written a consumer guide for getting and keeping health insurance for each state.  These Consumer Guides are available at this web site and will be updated periodically as changes in federal and state policy warrant. This site is sponsored by Georgetown University.

Go Ask Alice: The Dear Abby of healthcare providing an interactive question and answer health service. This site is sponsored by Columbia University Health Services.

Hardin Meta Directory of Internet Resources: This site contains a comprehensive and authoritative directory of links to medical Web sites listed by category of condition or specialty.  This site is sponsored by Hardin Library (University of Iowa).

Health A to Z: This site provides health and wellness content, addiction and recovery, consumer health databases and health news headlines. This site is sponsored by Health A to Z.

Health Answers: This site provides health news from Reuters, bulletin boards, ask a nurse or counselor, list of professional organizations, along with online FAQs. This site is sponsored by Orbis-AHCN, L.L.C.

HealthAxis.com:
This site provides Web-direct insurance application and approval, personal insurance advice from experts.  This site is sponsored by HealthAxis.com.

Healthcare News Server: This site reports news about the healthcare industry. This site is sponsored by The Business Word, Inc.

Health Grades.com: This site provides a directory of specialty-specific outcomes data for hospitals across the country along with health and wellness information. This site is sponsored by HealthGrades.com.

Health OnLine: This site is a private-labeled website which includes a physician registry to find a physician.   This site is sponsored by Health OnLine, Inc.

Health Plan Directory: This site provides access to a listing of all health plans by state and city. This site is sponsored by The Doctor Directory, Inc.

Health Street: This site provides information to find and compare physicians, search for insurance providers, along with reviews of hospitals. This site is sponsored by HealthStreet Interactive.

Hospital Directory: This site provides a list of virtually every hospital in the US by state and city. This site is sponsored by The Doctor Directory, Inc.

Hospital Select: This site provides a directory of hospitals (searchable by name and location). This site is sponsored by Medical-Net, Inc.

Hospital Web: This site provides links to every hospital with a web site. This site is sponsored by the Dept of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare (JCAHO): This site provides info about JCAHO, news, publications, accreditation information and performance reports for JCAHO accredited organizations/hospitals. This site is sponsored by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare.

Medical Cost and Quality Assistance Site (MECQA): This siteintends to help consumers evaluate the cost and quality of health care services. It allows consumers to find and compare dentists, physicians, outpatient facilities, hospitals or insurance companies, as well as listing competitive benchmark pricing by procedure. This site is sponsored by Medical Cost and Quality Assistance Site (MECQA)

MedSeek: This site provides an internet directory of physicians, medical services and health resources.  This site is sponsored by Medseek.

National Committee for Quality Assurance: This site provides news and information about NCQA including a searchable online list of accredited health plans, guides for selecting a healthcare plan for consumers and businesses. This site is sponsored by National Committee for Quality Assurance.