Healthcare Online Resources 2018

Healthcare Online Resources 2018
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Healthcare Online Resources 2018 ( is a Subject Tracer™ Information Blog developed and created by the Virtual Private Library™. It is designed to monitor healthcare search engines, directories, subject trees and subject tracers(tm) on the World Wide Web and listed below. We always welcome suggestions of additional sites and resources to be added to this comprehensive listing and please submit by clicking here. This site has been developed and maintained by Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A.; Internet expert, author, keynote speaker, and consultant. His latest white papers include Searching the Internet, Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources, and Knowledge Discovery Resources 2018. All of his Subject Tracer™ Information Blogs and his white papers are available from  His latest monthly column is available by clicking here. Subscribe to his free monthly Awareness Watch™ Newsletter. Learn more by clicking here.

Healthcare Online Resources 2018:

Healthcare Search Engines:

AIM DocFinder

American Board of Medical Specialties – Board Certification Verification


BioMed Central

BioMedLib Search Engine                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

BioMedSearch – Biomedical Search Engine

CDC WONDER (Wide-ranging ONline Data for Epidemiologic Research)

CiteHealth – Reports & Ratings on Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Other Health Care Providers

CME Search HealthStream – Quantitative Pubmed Comparisons

Consumer Health and Patient Education Information Search Engine

CureHunter – Medical Search and Discovery

Diagnosia – Medical Drug Search Engine

Diseases Database – Medical Lists and Links Searchable Diseases Database

DocInfo – Your Most Accurate and Trusted Source for Physician Disciplinary Information                                                                                

eHealthcareBot 2017 – Search Engine for Healthcare Resources

eMedicine – Point of Care Medical Reference for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals

FeedNavigator – Full Text Health Articles and RSS Feeds – National Library of Health Sciences – Terkko

Find a Hospital using The Hospital Directory’s Hospital and Medical Center Search Directory

Find Medical Schools using The Medical School Directory’s Search Directory

FindZebra – Search Engine for Difficult Medical Cases – Life-Science Search Engine

Healing Foods Reference Database

Health Cyber Map

HealthFinder® – Your Guide to Reliable Health Information

Healthline – Health Search Engine and Medical Information

Health On the Net(HON): MedHunt

Health Central

Health Search Links

HighWire Press – Largest Repository of Free Full-Text Life Science Articles in the World


Hospital Compare – A Quality Tool for Adults, Including People With Medicare

HSTAT – Health Services/Technology Assessment Text

iMediSearch – Medical Search Engine of Reputable Resources

Kleio @ NaCTeM Advanced Life and Biomedical Search



MEDgle – MEDical GLobal Electronic Search – Big Health Analytics Platform

MediBid – Where Needs Meet Solutions

Medical Matrix

Medical World Search

MEDIE – Semantic Retrieval Engine for MEDLINE

MEDIGO – Find Healthcare Abroad


Mednar – Innovative Medical Search


MyHealthBox – Information Sources for Medicines and Healthcare Products

NextBio – Life Science Search Engine

NICE Evidence Search                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

NLM Drug Information Portal

NLM Gateway Search

NLMplus – Semantics Search Engines and Biomedical Knowledge Base

NN/LM Guide to Internet Discovery Tools – A Medical Metasearch Engine

Open-i Project – An Open Access Biomedical Image Search Engine

OReFiL: Online Resource Finder for Lifesciences

PharmGKB: The Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base

PogoFrog – Medical Search Engine for Physicians

Pubget – Search Across BioMedicine PDFs

PubMed Clinical Queries [Restricted Access; Not Open; Need Login]

QueryCat – Search Frequently Asked Health Questions

Retina – Physician Level Medical Search Engine

RODS Open Source Project – Open Source Real-time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance Software

Scientific & Medical ART Imagebase


Search Medical Algorithms

SearchMedica – Medical Search Engine

SearchMedica Primary Care

Search: Medical and Health Library

Swedish MeSH Tree Tool

Symptoma – Search Engines for Diseases                                                                                                    

Trip Database – Clinical Search Engine

Twease – Search Medline At the Abstract Level

UCLA Folkmed Database – Search

Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)

VADLO – BioMedical and Life Sciences Search Engine

Vimo – Comparison Shopping for Healthcare Insurance

Yale MeSH Analyzer


Healthcare Directories, Subject Trees and Subject Tracers

About: Health & Fitness

Accountable – Secure, Cloud-Based HIPAA Compliance Management Platform

A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia

Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Effective Health Care Program

All About Forensic Science – Free and Comprehensive Guide to Forensic Science

Alliance for Natural Health

AMEDEO – The Medical Literature Guide – Scientific Information in Medicine

Archives of Medical Research

Authoratory – Database of Leading PubMed Scientists

Basic Medical Library Management Resources

Better Data, Better Health

Better Health Channel (BHC)


Biological and Chemical Terrorism Information for Healthcare Professionals

Biological Informatics

Biology Browser

Bio-Med Library                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

BlackStump Medical Page

BodyMaps – 3D Human Anatomy Models

Burnout Research

Cancer Commons – Open Science Cancer Collaboration for Patients, Researchers and Clinicians

Cancer Monthly

CAPHIS Top 100 List

Cardiovascular Embryology Animations

CareCrunch – Empowering Family Caregivers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

CasesDatabase – Unlock the Value of Medical Case Reports – Search 28000+ Cases from 250 Journals

Center for Advanced Modeling

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

CenterWatch – Global Source for Clinical Trial Information

Change:Healthcare – Free Tools To Manage Your Healthcare Costs

CiteHealth – Healthcare Providers Reviews and Ratings

Clinical Medicine and Health Research

Cloud MedX – Integrated Platform for Predictive Health Intelligence To Effectively Manage Population Health

Complementary and Alternative Medicine NIH Web Resource                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Consumer Health Web Manual

CorePsych – Brain and Body Connections

Cubigo – Maintain Social Contacts for Independent Living

CureTogether – The Collective Well

Cureus – The Medical Journal for a New Generation – Built for Doctors and Patients

DAVE Project – Gastroenterology (Digital Atlas of Video Education)

Demographic and Health Surveys

Directory of America’s Hospitals

DIRLINE (National Library of Medicine) – Health, Symptoms, Diseases, Infections

Diseases Database – Medical Lists and Links Searchable Diseases Database


DocGraphBatea – Help Improve Medical Wikipedia Articles

Drugable – Search Engine That Maintains a Comprehensive Index of Drugable Small Molecule Chemistry and Protein Targets

Drug Digest

Drug Information From the U.S. National Library of Medicine – Medical Reference Website for Health Professionals and Patients

Drug Watch – Drug Information, Side Effects and Interactions

DynaMed – Clinical Reference Tool


Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering

Encyclopedia of Biopharmaceutical Statistics

Encyclopedia of Clinical Pharmacy

Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements

Encyclopedia of Medical Genomics and Proteomics

Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Technology

EQUIP – Electronic Quality Information for Patients

Essential Health Links

Europe PubMed Central                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Everyday Health                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Family Doctor – Health Information for the Whole Family

Figure 1 – Free, Safe Photo Sharing for Healthcare Professionals

Filament Labs – Promoting Healthy Behaviors in Healthcare Communities

FluNet – Global Tool for Influenza Virological Surveillance

FluTracker – H1N1 Swine Flu and Influenza Outbreak Tracking from Rhiza Labs

Free Medical Journals

Free Medical Books – A Medical Wiki

Gold Bamboo – Alternative Health Comparisons

Genetics and Genomics From the U.S. Library of Medicine – Health Conditions

Golden Hour – Medical Information Center

Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body – Education Equals Empowerment

Grey Literature Report – Health Services Research and Selected Public Health Topics

Guide to Selected Bioinformatics Internet Resources

Hardin Meta Directory

HCPLive – Healthcare Professionals Homepage


Health and Fitness – Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information                                                                                                                                                                                          

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)

Healthcare Resources

Healthcare Subject Guides on Selected Topics

Health Education Assets Library (HEAL)

Health, Fitness and Nutrition with Dr. Gabe Mirkin

Health Forums, Newsgroups, eZine/Newsletters and Mailing Lists

Health Informatics Forum – Discussion Forum for Health Informatics Professionals and Students                                                                   

Health in Reach

Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative (HINARI)

HealthMap – Global Disease Alert Mapping System – Your Health Encyclopedia

Health Statistics From the U.S. National Library of Medicine


HerbNET – Comprehensive Site for All Things Herbal

Herb Research Foundation

Home, Children and Clinical Studies (NHLBI, NIH, DHHS) – Jobs, Medical, Hospital, Clinics

Hospital Compare – A Quality Tool Provided by Medicare

Indiana Resource Center for Autism

InfoSci-Medical Database

Interagency Pain Research Portfolio (IPRP) – Federal Government’s Pain Research Database

International Aging Research Portfolio (IARP)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Internet for Medicine – Free Interactive Tutorial

Introduction to Health Services Research – A Self-Study Course

Intuit Health – Patient Portal                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare (JMDH)

JMIR- Journal of Medical Internet Research

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) OpenCourseWare (OCW)


Lab Tests Online – Peer-Reviewed, Non-Commercial and Patient-Centered

Life Science Teaching Resource Community (LifeSciTRC)

Listservs® for Medical Librarians

LLRX Researching Medical Literature on the Internet 2008

LENUS – Irish Health Repository

Local Harvest Resources

MappyHealth – Tracking Disease Trends 140 Characters At a Time

Martindale’s Health Science Guide

MDLinx – Clinical and Medical Resources Updated Daily

MedBioWorld™ [Medical and Bioscience Directory in German]

Medgadget – Latest Medical Gadgets, Technologies and Discoveries

Medical Animation Library – Free Medical Dictionary Medical Terms

Medical Dictionary: Comprehensive Medical Terminology Search

Medical Dictionary Online

Medical Heritage Library

Medical Library Association (MLA)

Medical Matrix

Medical Mnemonics – World’s Database of Medical Mnemonics – Digital Library of Authoritative Medical Information

Medical Tourism Guide – Health and Medical Information Produced By Doctors

MedicineNet – Diseases and Conditions Index

Medify – Medical Research Simplified


MedlinePlus Connect

MEDLINEplus® Health Information from the National Library of Medicine – Medical Standards of Care and Clinical Practice Guidelines

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

National Cancer Institute Research Resources

National Electronic Library of Infection (NeLI)

National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)

National Library of Medicine: Disaster Information Management Research Center

National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services

National Network of Libraries of Medicine®

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

Neurotransmitter – Biomedical Information in Neuroscience, Pharmacology and Psychology

NIH Senior Health: Site Index

NLM Catalog

NLM Medical Text Indexer (MTI)

Nursing Web Sites

Nutra Sanus – Natural Health Care and Nutrition – Terrific Apps Every Nurse Should Be Using

Online Resources to Track and Monitor National and Global Course of Human Swine

Open Access Peer Reviewed Medical Journals

Open Directory Project – Health

Open Directory – Health: Conditions and Diseases

openFDA – Health Data Sets

OpenMED – Open Access Archive for Medical and Allied Sciences

Open Medicine – A Peer-Reviewed, Independent, Open-Access Journal

Orphanet – The Portal for Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs

Pathfinder Index for HEALTHINFOQUEST

Pathweb : Virtual Pathology Museum

PDRhealth – Consumer’s Web Portal for Physicians’ Desk Reference (PDR®)

PMC – Free Archive of Biomedical and Life Sciences Journal Literature

Popfossa for Medical Professional Development & E-Learning

PressWatch Health News

Project Ranks Billions of Drug Interactions

ProMED-Mail – Global Electronic Reporting System for Outbreaks of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Toxins

Psych Web

Public Health Image Library

PubMed Health – National Library of Medicine

PubMed® Tutorial

Quality Checklists for Medical Education Blogs and Podcasts

QueryCat – Browse Frequently Asked Health Questions


Researching Medical Literature on the Internet — 2005 Update by By Gloria Miccioli

ResearchKit Framework – Medical Research Apps

Satellife – The Global Health Information Network

Science’s AIDS Prevention and Vaccine Research Site

Selective Webliography for Health Sciences Authors

Sloan-Kettering – About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products

Sookasa – Protect Files Across Cloud Services and Mobile Devices

Specialized Information Services from National Library of Medicine

SpringerImages – Hard To Find Scientific Images

STAT!Ref® – Electronic Resources for Healthcare Professionals

STKE – Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment

Super Searchers on Health and Medicine: Healthcare URLs

The Center for Brains, Minds and Machines at MIT

The Disease Map

The eSkeletons Project

The Global Library of Women’s Medicine (GLOWM)

The Healing Directory

The Learning Brain: Neuroscience

The Medical News – Latest Medical News and Research                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook

The World Health Report

Top 10 Useful Websites for Health Consumers by Medical Library Association

United States County Health Ratings

UI Health Library                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

UpToDate – Evidence-based Clinical Decision Support

U.S. Global Health Budget

U.S. National Library of Medicine

Virtual Library of Health & Medicine Crozer-Keystone Health System

Virtual Naval Medicine

Visible Body – Comprehensive 3D Human Anatomy Over the Internet

Webicina – The Most Relevant Curated Medical Social Media Resources

Wellcome Images – One of the World’s Richest and Unique Image Collections

Wellcome Library – Medical History to Present Day Medical Resources

WHO: World Health Statistics

Yahoo! Health 

Yale MeSH Analyzer

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