Health Information Websites
These websites include disease control and government reporting resources.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the nation's leading Federal agency for research on health care quality, costs, outcomes, and patient safety. They produce numerous clinical practice guidelines on various topics, such as pressure ulcer treatment, early Alzheimer's Disease, urinary incontinence in adults, depression, and acute pain management.
CMS Policies and Memos to States and Regions Search
Search CMS Survey and Certification memoranda, guidance, clarifications and instructions to State Survey Agencies and CMS Regional Offices.
CMS Transmittals Archive
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services uses transmittals to communicate new or changed policies or procedures that will be incorporated into the CMS Online Manual System.
HIPPA Privacy Rule Summary
From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (www.hhs.gov)
MEDLINEplus: Health Information from the National Library of Medicine
This site provides consumer health information from The National Library of Medicine. It allows 25 million annualized searches for up-to-date and authoritative information on various health topics and drug information. It also contains a dictionary for spellings and definitions of medical terms, a directory of professional services, and other resources.
Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3,0 Public Report
The latest MDS is available from cms.gov/Research, Statistics, Data & Systems tab.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Up-to-date news and information on various allergies and infectious diseases from the NIAID.
- Nursing Home Compare
U.S. government Medicare site