Special Resources » Databases: Health

Archives of health bulletins, consumer information, nutrition databases (e.g., RDA, USDA food composition data), health hotlines. Health insurer credit ratings. Managed care company report cards. Substance abuse databases (e.g., SAID, ETOH). Tobacco prevention archives. Databases of Health Codes: APG, CPT, DRG, ICD-9, ICD-10

The following is the collection of special resources throughout the library. Click on main category / sub-category for that section of the library OR Click on resource title for immediate access to the resource.
Claims Management » Health Claims Code Sets
DRG, APG & ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM coding - Medicare payment rates

AOEC Exposure Codes [504] ?

Download the entire AOEC codes or view online

Classification of Diseases [3966] ?

Describes the International Classification of Diseases 9&10 ICD & ICD-CM

Clinical Care Classification System Terminology Tables [25390] ?

For documenting the essence of patient care in the electronic health record

CPT Online [22028] ?

CPT Code/Value Search

HCPCS Codes [2093] ?

Online access to HCPCS codes (products, drugs, medical devices, etc.)

Health Care Code Lists [18044] ?

Used by CMS and NUCC such as CARC, RARC and more

ICD-9 Changes [8921] ?

A convenient list of all the new and changed ICD-9 codes

ICD-9-CM Diagnosis and Procedure Codes with their Abbreviated Titles - Medicare [22251] ?

Diagnostic codes, surgical codes, annual updates used by Medicare

ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes [12936] ?

Look up ICD-9-CM codes

LOINC: Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes [22572] ?

Database of laboratory codes - Lab LOINC and Clinical LOINC

NPI Registry [22260] ?

Enables you to search for a provider's NPPES information

Unique Physician Identifier Number (UPIN) Directory [18045] ?

Unique numbering of physicians who provide services for which payment is made under Medicare

Health » Accreditation
Organizations & their procedures for accreditation of health care facilities

CHAP - Database of Accredited Agencies [11443] ?

Accreditation for home care organizations in the USA

Health » Consumer Info
Health and medical resources and libraries for the general public

Consumer Health Information [155] ?

The state of New York has provided online access to various consumer health information

Consumer Publications - Health & Medical [1099] ?

Federal consumer brochures on health, drug & health aids, medical problems, mental health

Cosmetics [1128] ?

Series of documents on cosmetic safety, FDA requirements, cosmetic labeling, etc.

Doctor-Patient Communication Tips [2569] ?

Guidance on how the patient can enhance communications with their physicians

Health Topics [12053] ?

General health news

InteliHealth [283] ?

Health library with consumer health information

Updated US FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection - Health & Fitness Topics [798] ?

Works to prevent fraud, deception, and unfair business practices in the marketplace

US Government Consumer Information Center [1097] ?

Links to federal consumer publications from the US government

Health » Dental
Large number of reference materials for the dentistry profession

PubMed - Dentistry [7837] ?

More than 20 years of bibliographic data from over 3,600 professional journals - abstracts

Health » Drug Free Workplace
Workplace substance abuse programs, drug policies and more

SAMHSA Certified Labs [2759] ?

For drug testing

Health » Hotlines
Toll-free numbers and organizations that provide health related information

National Library of Medicine Health Hotlines [21655] ?

Database of 300 health-related organizations operating toll-free telephone services

Health » Medicare
Beneficiary and consumer info

Medicare Providers: Doctors & Healthcare Providers [7828] ?

A healthcare provider directory - physicians, physician assistants, psychologists, physical therapists, social workers

MediGAP Search [22263] ?

Search for a specific Insurance Carrier's MediGap/OCNA Number

Health » Nutrition
Food guide pyramid, nutrition guides, dietary guidelines, weight control & more

Databases: USDA Food Composition Data [2182] ?

Food composition resources

PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset [8623] ?

Database of published, peer-reviewed, international, scientific literature on dietary supplements

USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference [2181] ?

Look up nutrient values for a large database of foods via a text based search engine

Health » Stress
Mental health stress including stress resulting from workplace conditions

The Holmes-Rahe Stress Scale [2353] ?

The scale assigns stress points to major life events

Health » Substance Abuse
Guidance in the substance abuse treatment field

Drug-Free Guide [2023] ?

Database of drugs, including slang terms, what the drugs look like and paraphernalia

Information on Drugs of Abuse [2377] ?

Although not a complete listing of all drugs of abuse, information is provided on the major ones

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Data [5562] ?

Access to substance abuse research data

Health » Sunlight
Ultraviolet hazards from the sun

Ultraviolet Index [404] ?

EPA documents related to the ultraviolet index

Health » Tobacco
Health effects of environmental smoke, workplace smoking rules and more

State Tobacco Activities Tracking and Evaluation (STATE) System [4510] ?

Comprehensive summary information on tobacco use in all 50 states

Tobacco Control Archives Collection [563] ?

University of California San Francisco databases on tobacco control

Tobacco Information & Prevention Source [3307] ?

Very large number of resources including a smoking and health database

Health » Wellness Programs
Workplace health promotion and wellness programs

Wellness Program Employee Fact Sheets [26221] ?

A series of fact sheets for employees designed to promote health and fitness and prevent disease

Managed Care » Medical Costs
Average cost for medical care per DRG code, medical procedures & costs, etc.

HCPCS Codes [22255] ?

Download alpha-numeric HCPCS files and more

Medicare Durable Medical Equipment & Supplies Fee Schedule [22262] ?

Search for items by HCPCS, Description and State

Medicare Payment Systems [22252] ?

Ambulatory & physician fee schedules, relative value file, hospital prospective payment systems and more

National Physician Fee Schedule Relative Value File [22253] ?

Download this Medicare fee schedule

WI-Wisconsin Health Data Information Center [12318] ?

Data about charges and services provided by Wisconsin hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers

Managed Care » Performance Measures
Measures that evaluate the care provided to patients

National Quality Measures [25319] ?

NQMC is a public resource for evidence-based quality measures and measure sets

Managed Care » Report Cards
USQA Quality Reports. NCQA accreditation. CVO certification and more

American Hospital Directory [10136] ?

Hospital comparative database on Medicare claims data, cost reports, and other CMS public use files

Best Hospitals Finder [10124] ?

U.S. News hospital rankings

CA-California Healthcare Quality Ratings [25320] ?

Quality ratings for health plans, hospitals and medical groups in CA

FL-Florida Nursing Home Guide Watch List [12354] ?

List of facilities that received conditional ratings (failure to meet minimum standards)

Healthcare Information Resource Center: California [10253] ?

Reports on California hospitals, long-term care facilities, licensed clinics, hospices, home health, hospice, specialty

National Practitioner Data Bank [32319] ?

An information clearinghouse created by Congress

NCQA - Certification Programs [1806] ?

NCQA certification of CVO, UM/CR, DM, HIP, MHC, PHQ, CEC, AUG

NCQA - HEDIS [9488] ?

Health Plan Employer Data & Information Set (HEDIS) information and resources

NCQA - MBHO Accreditation [9486] ?

Managed behavioral healthcare organizationsí (MBHO) accreditation status

NCQA - NHP Accreditation [9487] ?

NCQA accreditation list of New Health Plans (NHP)

Medicine » Databases
Online access to massive medical and toxicology databases

DIRLINE [21656] ?

Database of more than 10,000 health organizations

Reference » Dictionaries
Glossaries and dictionaries (all in English)

American Sign Language [9115] ?

Basic dictionary of American Sign Language terms

Statistics » Health
Government and industry sources of statistical data on health conditions

AR-Arkansas Center for Health Statistics [12319] ?

Disease and injury surveillance, mortality statistics and more

CDC Surveillance Resource Center [12321] ?

The collection, analysis, and use of data to target public health prevention

FL-Florida: Public Health Statistics [12352] ?

Data on health status indicators at the county, state, and national levels

Medicare Physician Fee Schedule [22254] ?

Informational materials related to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

NEDARC: National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center [12323] ?

National EMS and other healthcare data

UT-Utah Health Data Statistics [12324] ?

A statistical resource for the State's health care data

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