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- Government Health Care Agencies and Affiliates
AdminaStar Federal, Inc.’s most significant area of business is the
administration of government contracts for Medicare, under the authority
of HCFA (Health Care Financing Administration). AdminaStar Federal,
Inc.’s mission is to enhance beneficiaries’ lives by superior
management of government contracts.
Agency for Health Care
Policy and Research
The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research provides practical
health care information, research findings, and data to help consumers,
health providers, health insurers, researchers, and policymakers make
informed decisions about health care issues.
for Disease Control and Prevention
Information and Resources on a wide array of health topics and disease
prevention. An agency of the Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Health and
The mission of HHS is to protect health and give a special helping
hand to those who need assistance. HHS provides support and protection to
older Americans, and to the Nation's infants and children. The Department
also provides aid to people with disabilities, as well as assistance and
new opportunity for those in need.
Financing Administration (HCFA)
The federal agency that administers the Medicare,
Medicaid and Child
Health Insurance Programs.
Medicaid Information Site (http://www.hcfa.gov/medicaid/medicaid.htm)
Medicaid is a jointly-funded, Federal-State health insurance program for
certain low-income and needy people. It covers approximately 36 million
individuals including children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled, and
people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance
The nation's largest health insurance program, which covers 37 million
Americans. Medicare provides health insurance to people age 65 and over
and those who have permanent kidney failure and certain people with
MDCH - Michigan
Department of Community Health (http://www.mdch.state.mi.us/)
The department, the largest in state government, is responsible for
health policy and management of the state's publicly-funded health service
systems. An estimated 1.5 million Michigan residents will receive services
this year that are provided with total or partial support from MDCH.
Society of Health System Pharmacists
for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (http://www.jcaho.org)
Community Pharmacists Association
National Home Infusion Association
Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
- Health Care Information/Resources
on Aging Resource Directory
Links to a wealth of health care resources including national associations
The latest government health news health media online special events
calendars prevention and self-care choosing quality care online health
A call-to-action campaign designed to improve care at the end of
life. Our goals are to bring end-of-life issues out in the open and to
help individuals and organizations pursue the search for better ways to
care for the dying.
Clinic Health Oasis
Mayo Clinic experts provide current medical information and news on
health topics. Learn about treatment options and prevention methods -
pharmaceutical and surgical as well as dietary and behavioral.
MEDLINE is the National Library of Medicine's database of references to
more than 9 million articles published in 3900 biomedical journals.
The National Library of Medicine's MEDLINEplus
information pages are designed to direct you to resources containing
information that will help you research your health questions.
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of NIH in Bethesda,
Maryland, is the world's largest medical library.
Health Care information, news and on-line chat events.
Care Communications Network
Resources for wound care professionals.
Care Information Network
Detailed information on wound care.
Journal of Health System Pharmacists
of Internal Medicine
Publications and Forms
of the American Medical Association
of American Pharmaceutical Association
- Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
England Journal of Medicine