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Professional Associations

American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management  [AAHAM]
URL: http://www.aaham.org/
"The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) is the premier professional organization in healthcare administrative management. Your one-stop resource center for information, education and advocacy in the areas of reimbursement, admitting and registration, data management, medical records, patient relations and so much more." [8/16]
Professional Association of Health Care Office Management [PAHCOM]
URL: http://www.pahcom.com/
PAHCOM is a national network of thousands of medical office managers serving the medical community.  [8/16]

General Information

Fast Facts on US Hospitals
URL: http://www.aha.org/research/rc/stat-studies/fast-facts.shtml
Quick data on key figures for US Hospitals. [8/16]
Health Insurance, U. S. Census Bureau
URL: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/hlthins/hlthins.html
"The Census Bureau collects health insurance data using three national surveys...on an annual basis at the national and state level geographies." [8/16]
Health Systems, WHO
URL: http://www.WHO.int/topics/health_systems/en/
General information from WHO, the World Health Organization on health systems. [8/16]
ICD-10
URL: http://www.who.int/classifications/icd/icdonlineversions/en/
The World Health Organization [WHO] has links to all versions of ICD-10 [Classification of Diseases] including the most current version, 2016.

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes. This includes the analysis of the general health situation of population groups. It is used to monitor the incidence and prevalence of diseases and other health problems, proving a picture of the general health situation of countries and populations.  All Member States use the ICD which has been translated into 43 languages. [8/16]

National Center for Health Statistics
URL: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/
NCHS includes Fast stats and huge amount of United States public health data.  CDC, Center for Disease Control and Prevention. [8/16]

Journals

Healthcare review (online)
URL:
http://www.healthcarereview.com/
This online region-wide newspaper is New England's largest health care trade publication for the health care industry. Covers topics like health care trends, laws, and technology and discovery that should be shared and discussed so workers can provide the best care to their patients. Also distributed in newspaper form in health care facilities in New England.   [8/16]
Taylor & Francis Online
URL: (subscription link for NEIT on and off campus)
Publishers of Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation (e-journal subscription available via Full Text Finder) and many other publications of myriad topics.  [11/16]

Topics and Issues

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality [AHQR]
URL: http://www.ahrq.gov/
"The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used." [8/16]
The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
URL: http://www.dartmouthatlas.org/
Topics and issues related to healthcare, stats and solid good information. [8/16]

Last updated 2014.11/JH