- AN OVERVIEW OF SELECTED SITES (A MATRIX)
- Evaluation of Online Information Sites
[How can you tell the good from the bad?]
- HEALTH INFORMATION BY SOURCE (Organization or Institution)
- (Federal) Government Health Websites
- National Institutes of Health
- Health Finder incl.
[U.S. Department of Health & Human Services]
"a government Web site where you will find information and tools to
help you and those you care about stay healthy.
Our Content: When making decisions about your health, it’s important to
know where to go to get the latest, most reliable information.
healthfinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics
selected from over 1,600 government and non-profit organizations to
bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet."
["We invite you to review our content guidelines to learn more about
how resources on healthfinder.gov are reviewed and selected."]
CHID Online Data Base
The Combined Health Information Database (CHID) is a collection of
health information materials provided by many leading federal health agencies and nonprofit
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
[with A-Z Index & Site Search]
1600 Clifton Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30329-4018
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) [US Dept of Health & Human Services]
- Non-Governmental, Non-Profit Organizations
- Institute of Medicine (IOM)
"... is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the
Established in 1970, the IOM is the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, which was chartered under President Abraham Lincoln in 1863.
Nearly 150 years later, the National Academy of Sciences has expanded into what is collectively known as the National Academies,
which comprises the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the National Research Council, and the IOM.
Our Mission: The Institute of Medicine serves as adviser to the nation to improve health."
- National Area Health Education Center Organization (NAO)
- Western Washington Area Health Education Center
The Western Washington Area Health Education Center works to assure equity of and access to health care for
underserved rural and urban populations in western Washington through education and workforce development.
- University Medical Centers