AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS
Look here for information on conditions and syndromes, as well as orthopaedic treatments for them.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
The society for physiatrist (that's spelled correctly), physicians who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Good collection of links and information on conditions and treatments.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROMUSCULAR & ELECTRODIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE
AANEM serveS physicians who diagnose and treat patients with disorders of muscle and nerve. The Web site contains info on its research, publications and related conditions.
AMERICAN CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION
The ACA is the largest professional association in the world representing doctors of chiropractic. Its Web site offers health, insurance and regulatory information.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE
The Web site for the ACOEM, which represents more than 5,000 physicians and other health care professionals specializing in the field of occupational and environmental medicine, contains such things as publications, policies and position statements.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RHEUMATOLOGY
The ACR posts information on its publications, arthritis-related news as well as information for the public and patients.
AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EXERCISE
Go here if you want to find out how to become certified as an exercise specialist or trainer, or if you want to tap the ACE database of fitness knowledge.
AMERICAN OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION
Everything eye related, especially information and a glossary on disorders, diseases and conditions most would rather not think about.
AMERICAN PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION
The APTA is a national professional organization representing more than 72,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HAND THERAPISTS
Everything you could ever want to know about hand therapy and the trained occupational and physical therapists who specialize in it.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS
The Neurosurgery Today Web site of the AANS contains an excellent library of neurological conditions and the latest treatments for them.
BAYLOR HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
This Dallas Metroplex-based health system has a Web site with information on its specialties, such as pain management and physical medicine and rehab.
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND
The CDC's Workplace Safety and Health page offers resources organized by different kinds of workplace hazards, illness and disorders, as well as occupation, worksite and topic.
The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality and greater efficiency, through the support of independent research on healthcare issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy.
A Web portal from the Duke University School of Medicine that contains a handy health topic library.
A resource for disability management and medical cost containment services.
A provider of healthcare-related information technology solutions and consulting.
INTEGRATED BENEFITS INSTITUTE
The IBI provides employers and their supplier partners with resources for proving the business value of health, such as health and productivity research, measurement and benchmarking, benefits performance analysis, practical solutions, and forums for information and education.
A medical management company for disability and workers' comp management.
The nonprofit health insurer that got its start with a focus on prevention and now provides a wealth of healthcare information on its home site.
The National Institutes of Health provide this consumer-based library of medical information and news.
NATIONAL BUSINESS COALITION ON HEALTH
The NBCH is a national, nonprofit, membership organization of employer-based healthcare dedicated to value-based purchasing of healthcare services through the collective action of public and private purchasers.
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
The U.S. government's medical research agency and a wealth of information related to disorders, conditions and treatments.
OFFICE OF THE SURGEON GENERAL
Another valuable resource for general health information and initiatives carried out by this arm of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE
A nonprofit located in Research Triangle Park, N.C., with a primary specialization in healthcare research, including the topics of ergonomics and pharmaceuticals.
THE COCHCRANE COLLABORATION
An international nonprofit dedicated to evidence-based medicine.
THE GEORGE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL HEALTH
The George Institute for International Health seeks to improve the health of millions of people worldwide through research and the application of this research.
UCLA CENTER FOR HEALTH POLICY RESEARCH
The center's goal is to improve the public?s health by advancing health policy through research, public service, community partnership and education.
A vendor that provides a healthcare payment and management platform.
November 3, 2008
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