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CAREWare 11/10/08

CAREWare is a free, easy-to-use, standardized tool for HIV/AIDS service providers to collect client information. It can monitor quality of care at clinics, maintain schedules, track how clients use medications, and produce required reports. The Health Resources and Services Administration developed the software to enable service providers funded by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program to complete required data reports detailing information on the clients they serve. However, any providers working...

National Organizations That Offer Services to People With Cancer and Their Families 09/26/08

People with cancer and their families sometimes need assistance coping with the emotional as well as the practical aspects of the disease. This database, provided by the National Cancer Institute, provides some of the national, nonprofit organizations that provide such services.

Lab Tests Online 08/20/08

Lab Tests Online is a searchable database that can help patients or family caregivers to better understand and talk with doctors about the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care, as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases.

For medical professionals, this site can serve as a quick reference tool or as a resource for keeping up with advances in laboratory science.

The site includes a search box and menus to access...

Health Information Technology Survey Compendium 06/10/08

This compendium contains a set of publicly available surveys to assist organizations in evaluating health information technology (IT). The surveys cover a broad range of topics, including user satisfaction, usability, technology use, product functionality and the impact of health IT on safety, quality and efficiency. They have been categorized in four ways:

  • Survey type
  • Type of technology
  • Care setting
  • Respondent type
CalQualityCare.org 03/19/08

CalQualityCare.org features information on California hospitals, medical groups, nursing homes, and other long-term care facilities, along with tips and checklists about how to choose a health care provider, questions to ask, how to pay for care, and what to do if something goes wrong.

National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) 03/19/08

The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is a searchable database of interventions for the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders. This tool helps people, agencies, and organizations implement programs and practices in their communities.

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center 12/17/07

The purpose of the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) is to respond to the needs of States and communities in addressing current and emerging public oral health issues. OHRC supports health professionals, program administrators, educators, policymakers, and others with the goal of improving oral health services for infants, children, adolescents, and their families. The resource center collaborates with Federal, State, and local agencies; national and State...

National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA's) Health Plan Report Card 12/17/07

This interactive tool allows users to generate a customized report card for the health plans they want to know about. NCQA’s Health Plan Report Card has results on hundreds of health plans that care for commercially insured individuals and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, including health maintenance organization/point of service (HMO/POS) and preferred provider organization (PPO) plans.

Users can search for health plans using the following criteria:

  • State
  • ZIP...
Comprehensive Clinic Assessment Software Application (CoCASA) 12/17/07

The Comprehensive Clinic Assessment Software Application (CoCASA) is a tool for assessing immunization practices within a clinic, private practice, or any other environment where immunizations are provided. This software is designed to be used in conjunction with the Assessment, Feedback, Incentives, Exchange (AFIX) strategy. CoCASA has data entry and import capabilities. After immunization data have been entered into CoCASA, data analysis capabilities can be utilized to pinpoint strengths...

Mental Health Services Locator 12/17/07

The Mental Health Services Locator is a searchable database of mental health services and resources around the country.

You can access the following features in the database by selecting a State or U.S. territory from a map or drop-down menu:

  • Mental health facilities locator
  • Mental health services directory
  • Hispanic youth violence prevention services
  • State resource guide
  • State suicide prevention programs
  • Substance abuse treatment...

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