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Thursday, September 27, 2007

health links and resources!-Part 2

1- Net Wellness

NetWellness is a non-profit consumer health web site that has been in operation for over ten years. It provides high quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty at the:

*University of Cincinnati
*Case Western Reserve University
*The Ohio State University.

NetWellness is dedicated to improving the health of Ohioans and people worldwide through information that is scientifically sound, high quality, and unbiased. NetWellness is Quality!!

Site provides a very useful feature, "Ask an expert feature" nearly 300 health professionals, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dieticians, dentists, genetics counselors, optometrists, athletic trainers, and social workers who answer all legitimate questions, usually within a few days.

2- Revolution Health:
Revolution Health # a free, comprehensive health and medical information site, specifically designed with the Family's Chief Medical Officer — women and other caregivers — in mind.

RevolutionHealth.com offers best-of-breed health information as well as more than 125 online tools aimed at helping individuals take control of their well-being. It has partnered with more than 50 companies and teamed with a number of leading health nonprofits and experts to make its innovative approach to health a reality.

Membership: A service primarily targeting businesses, Revolution Health Membership provides peace of mind through a series of telephone-based services that help people obtain answers to their health questions and provide assistance with settling health insurance claims, as well as scheduling appointments and much more.



3- National Human Services Assembly:
National Human Services Assembly is an association of the nation’s leading national non-profits in the fields of health, human and community development, and human services.

1. Provide collective leadership to shape national human development/health & human service strategies.
2. Serve as a catalyst for sharing of resources for the purposes of individual/professional development and organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
3. Increase awareness of the importance of and trust in the nonprofit health & human service sector.

4- IMC (International Medical Corps:
IMC is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, IMC is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in undeserved communities worldwide.

5- HON:
Health On the Net is one of most respected not-for-profit portals to medical information on the Internet. It is a Swiss foundation.
Established on March 20, 1996, has become one of the very first URLs to guide both lay users and medical professionals to reliable sources of healthcare information in cyberspace.

Mission: Their mission is to guide the growing community of health care consumers and providers on the World Wide Web to sound, reliable medical information and expertise. In this way, HON seeks to contribute to better, more accessible and cost-effective health care.
Benefits:
Ordinary citizens are pouring into the Internet in growing numbers to find answers to a vast array of health care questions. Many patients find help, encouragement and cost-effective counsellings from on-line support communities, thus overcoming isolation, improving their morale and, often, developing useful teleworking skills.

Medicine's move into the Web is unstoppable. As patients gain easy access to more and more medical information, they are seeking to become more involved in decisions about their health. This trend has started to alter traditional doctor-patient relationships. However good it is, online information cannot replace the vital personal relationship between patients and their doctors.

For part 1:
health links and resources!-Part 1

2 comments:

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  2. Thanks for letting me know about other good stuff!

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