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Provides information about compliance with IEC 60601-1, the international product safety standard for electrical medical equipment, as well as the standard's national variants. Includes explanations and interpretations of requirements, links to other sites, and articles on related subjects.
|Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - AHRQ|
Formerly 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.
|Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation|
Provides multidisciplinary leadership and programs that enhance the ability of the professions, health care institutions, and industry to understand, develop, manage, and use medical instrumentation and related technologies safely and effectively.
|Ceasefire on Health Care -Bipartisan effort to reform America's health care system|
Represents an effort to stimulate dialogue with leading Republican and Democratic policymakers and advocates in order to develop meaningful, incremental reform to the nation’s health care system.
|Center for Advancement of Health|
Translates to the public the latest evidence-based research on health, health care, prevention and chronic disease management, with an emphasis on how social, behavioral and economic factors affect illness and well-being.
|Center for Law and the Public's Health|
Information on the Center at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. Features resources on public health law, ethics, and policy for public health practitioners, lawyers, policy-makers, and scholars.
Designs clinical information systems and financial applications to improve health care delivery. Products and services integrate information technology and health care issues, such as patient safety, e-health, and operational performance, for use by physicians, hospital administrators, pharmacists, and patients.
|Division of Laboratory Systems|
Part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Provides standards and guidelines for laboratories as well as training.
|Duke Health Policy Cyberexchange|
Portal site for health policy information on the Web.
Provides publications, information, and consulting services internationally for healthcare technology assessment and cost effectiveness, risk and environmental management, and patient safety; site includes Includes classification guides, evaluation services, clinical alerts, data bases, and links to related sites.