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Health & Health Care

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Reference Books on this Topic

NICHM Health Care System Data Source

REF RA410.53 .M55 1996

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Find Books on this Topic

To find books in the Rider library collection on this and related subtopics, go to the online catalog's Subject search page and enter any of the following subject headings.

Medical care--United States.

Managed care plans (Medical care)--United States.

Health maintenance organizations--United States.

Then click on one of the more specific subject terms to see lists of books on each of those topics.  Then do a search with each relevant subject heading, plus the keyword, "directories."

Web Sites on this Topic

Locating a Doctor or a Hospital

AHA: American Hospital Association

American Board of Medical Specialties; Member Boards and Associate Members

American Hospital Association

(AHA's annual survey of hospitals. Offers primary data for hospital networks and systems. Fast facts available for free, but most information is fee-based.)

American Hospital Directory

American Medical Association

MEDLINEplus (Directories)

Quality Check

Administered by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, this search engine can be used to identify both Commission-accredited and non-accredited health care organizations. For Commission accredited institutions, a summarized quality report indicating the organization’s name, accredited programs, address, sites and services is available.

Rankings of Hospitals

America's Best Health Plans

America’s Best Hospitals

HealthInsight: National Performance Rankings: Home Health Agencies

HealthInsight: National Performance Rankings: Hospitals

HealthInsight: National Performance Rankings: Nursing Homes

Hospital Compare

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