Helpful Health Links

The following webpages have been selected as reliable sources of information:

The American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org
The American Cancer Society: provides resources and information for patients and their caregivers

The American Diabetes Association

www.diabetes.org
The American Diabetes Association:  provides resources and information for patients and their caregivers

 Medicare

www.medicare.gov
The official U.S. government website for Medicare: information about the different plans  of Medicare, what is new, how to find a plan, facilities and providers, and an opportunity to begin a Personal Health Record (PHR)

The Center for Disease Control

www.cdc.gov
Public health website for direct access to health and safety topics, travel information, scientific articles, data and statistics, tools and resources.

 The American College of Physicians

www.acponline.org/patients_families/
Informative reviews and  resources for patients and care givers with a focus on important medical and health issues.

https://hvc.acponline.org/patres.html                                                                                                                                                            The The American College of Physicians offers information on High Value Care: resources to help patients understand the benefits, harms, and costs of tests and treatments for common clinical issues.

 

Up To Date

www.uptodate.com/patients
Provides hundreds of patient information topics, allowing patients and healthcare providers to share in the decision making process.

The Rhode Island Medical Society (RIMS)

www.rimed.org
Search the database for a doctor by name, specialty, location, or gender.  RIMS also offers a free prescription drug discount card.

Rhode Island Department of Health

www.health.ri.gov

http://www.health.ri.gov/chronicconditions/index.php
Provides information for educational proposes, and to ensure easy public access to health information.

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