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Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Consumers can use to compare hospitals on quality and safety measures.

Geographic Membership Directory from the American College of Rheumatology

This compilation a proprietary product of the American College of Rheumatology. The contents of our online directory may not, in whole or in part, be reproduced, copied, disseminated, entered into a computer database, or otherwise utilized, in any form or manner or by any means, except for the user's individual, personal and confidential reference. You do not have permission to make any copies of these lists or to contact more than one doctor at a time via mass mailings, e-mail or fax broadcasting, or telephone solicitation. Mailing lists are available from the ACR for one-time use for purposes conducive to our mission.

DoctorDirectory.com

Since 1996, DoctorDirectory.com has been the leading independent online directory for finding a doctor by specialty. Every year there are approximately 900 million physician and patient appointments in the United States. Over 100 million of those annual physician and patient appointments are first time appointments, and over 60 million of those happen without a referral from another physician or health plan. DoctorDirectory.com is a free service to doctors and other medical professionals and their prospective patients. DoctorDirectory.com provides physicians with the following; 1) patients, 2) cash for research, 3) online samples, 4) practice management advice, and 5) many other services to help their practice be successful. DoctorDirectory.com serves the world's leading pharmaceutical prescription drug manufacturing companies with the following interactive Rx brand marketing solutions; Market Research, eSampling (online samples), eDetailing (online details), physician and patient messaging and online advertising targeted by ailment or specialty.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Tips on choosing a quality health provider, check out this guide.

Find a Provider

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention supports a network of specialized health-care centers to prevent and reduce complications experienced by persons with certain hereditary blood disorders.

Sites for Checking Health-Related Credentials

This page was revised on January 31, 2005.

Second opinion counts for a lot

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Find your Doctor. Know your Doctor.


Consumers' Checkbook

A nonprofit organization founded in 1974 with the help of funding from the U.S. Office of Consumer Affairs, that publishes market data on physicians, hospitals and health plans.

NIH Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic

The NIH Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic is located at: The National Institutes of Health Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center 9000 Rockville Pike 10 Center Drive Building 10, Outpatient 13 Bethesda, MD 20892

ACAM Find A Doctor

This database lists members on record of the American College for Advancement in Medicine. Listing in this database does not constitute a recommendation by ACAM or the APSFA.

WebMD Physician Directory

The WebMD Physician Directory is compiled and regularly updated by The Little Blue BookTM, a WebMD company. What's more, all information in the directory is confirmed directly with the source -- the doctors themselves. The award-winning Little Blue Book is well-known in the medical industry for its accurate, up-to-date physician information.

Boston Hemophilia Center Staff Directory


Health Pages (Find a Doctor)

Health Pages is an online consumer health care service. We publish reader-friendly information on general health care topics and community-specific comparative information on physicians, hospitals, allied health professionals and health plans. Consumers can search our national database of over 500,000 physicians and compare doctors in any specialty according to their experience, hospital affiliations, office services and fees. Health Pages also incorporates the provider directories of over 300 managed care plans into our physician superdirectory, which allows consumers to determine what plans each doctor is affiliated with. The library of articles on such topics as prostate cancer, managed care, Medigap insurance policies, weight loss centers or maternity care are applicable nationwide. What differs from city to city is the comparative provider information.

Antiphospholipid Antibodies by Sr. Stephan Moll (Q/A)

Q:"I've been diagnosed with anticardiolipin antibody syndrome. I'm also a prothrombin 20210A heterozygote, and have elevated homocysteine levels. Following several clots and a stroke, my local health care providers are interested in getting me seen by folks with more expertise/experience. Can you recommend where we might turn?Is there an anticardiolipin expert here in the US? Is there a center doing research or clinical trials in which I might participate?"

Find a Hematologist

Find a Hematologist is a new service offered by the American Society of Hematology (ASH) for both patients looking for hematologists in their community and medical professionals who want to make referrals. Users can search by name, location, specialty, or clinical interest, and will be provided with contact information for hematologists meeting the search criteria.

Physician Credentials: How Can I Check Them?


Symptom Checker

What's causing your foot pain? Why does your child's throat hurt? And what should you do about it? Use this guide to discover the most common causes of the most common symptoms.

Find a Doctor on Book of Doctors - Ratings Reviews Free Doctor Listings Directory

Read what patients have to say about them on Book of Doctors. Find a doctor in any speciality through our doctor directory and read detailed patient reviews and ratings. Our doctor listings provide as much information as possible to new patients before they make their important health decision. Along with detailed office information (hours, insurance plans, medicare, education, certifications, etc.), visitors can find reviews, recommendations or ratings about each doctor and submit new ratings as well. Book of Doctors directory contains thousands of doctors and growing daily so check back again if you don't find a doctor that meets your needs. Please visit our sponsors to help support our free directory (Watch Pavilion & Healio Health)

HealthGrades

A publicly traded company that rates hospitals, physicians and nursing homes, offers a free, searchable database that allows consumers to see how hospitals stack up.

SMFM Physician Locator

The Physician Locator tool allows you to search our database for members of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Results of the search will be based on the parameters that you enter into the the form below. There is agreement you must accept before using it.

RateMDs.com - Doctor Ratings and Reviews

RateMDs.com allows patients to rate and read about their doctors and dentists. This is a fairly new website, so please add your doctors and rate them!

DoctorFinder through the American Medical Association

DoctorFinder provides you with basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States. This includes more than 690,000 doctors. AMA member physicians are offered an expanded listing that contains additional information such as office hours, accepted insurance providers, educational history and other helpful information.

Hospital Compare

This tool provides you with information on how well the hospitals in your area care for all their adult patients with certain medical conditions. This information will help you compare the quality of care hospitals provide. Hospital Compare was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and organizations that represent hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations, other Federal agencies and the public. Talk to your doctor about this information to help you, your family and your friends make your best hospital care decisions.





 

 

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