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  • 601Help
    Provides information about compliance with IEC 60601-1, the international product safety standard for electrical medical equipment, as well as the standard's national variants. Includes explanations and interpretations of requirements, links to other sites, and articles on related subjects.
  • Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
    Provides multidisciplinary leadership and programs that enhance the ability of the professions, health care institutions, and industry to understand, develop, manage, and use medical instrumentation and related technologies safely and effectively.
  • Center for Law and the Public's Health
    Information on the Center at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. Features resources on public health law, ethics, and policy for public health practitioners, lawyers, policy-makers, and scholars.
  • Cerner Corporation
    Designs clinical information systems and financial applications to improve health care delivery. Products and services integrate information technology and health care issues, such as patient safety, e-health, and operational performance, for use by physicians, hospital administrators, pharmacists, and patients.
  • Division of Laboratory Systems
    Part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Provides standards and guidelines for laboratories as well as training.
  • ECRI
    Formerly Emergency Care Research Institute, the agency provides publications, information, and consulting services internationally for healthcare technology and patient safety. Includes classification guides, evaluation services, clinical alerts, data bases, and links to related sites.
  • Harvard Business Online
    Offers electronic access to current and past Harvard Business Review articles and collections, Harvard Business School Press books, cases, newsletters, eLearning programs. Provides research on business topics, including leadership, strategy, communication, and organizational development.
  • Health and Safety Advisors
    Bibby Consulting & Support are specialized health and safety advisors including risk assessments, CDM and COSHH.
  • Health Policy Monitor
    Provides reports on health policy reforms from 15 industrialized countries to enhance global discussions on policy making; resources include current health policy ideas, approaches, model projects, and legislation.
  • HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society)
    Provides leadership in healthcare for the management of technology, information and change through publications, educational opportunities and advocacy. Includes publications, research, online course, and related resources.
  • M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Health Services Research
    Promotes oncology research, developing standards for quality patient care, and facilitating oncology health policy at state, national and international levels. Contains information on research programs, policy statements, and publications.
  • Medical Outcomes Trust
    Dedicated to improving health and health care by promoting the science of outcomes measurement, and the development, evaluation and distribution of standardized, high quality instruments that measure health and the outcomes of medical care. Includes online publications.
  • Melanoma Research Project Network
    Comprehensive information on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma and skin cancer. Includes decision-finding and self-examination modules, interactive sessions, publications, and links to related sites. [May not support all browsers.]
  • MTO Negligence: Ontario, Canada
    Describes how decisions resulting in revocation of driver's licenses are based on diagnosis of visual deficiency rather than ability to operate a motor vehicle safely. Provides advice and links to related web sites.
  • NCQA: National Committee for Quality Assurance
    Provides information about the quality of national managed care plans to enable consumers to evaluate health plan performance. Includes links to accreditation and certification programs, compliance audits, health plan report cards, and credentialing data.

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