Health Links


As a service and convenience to our visitors, we have provided the hyper-links listed below. These links are to other health-related and community-interest Web sites and are provided for your convenience and entertainment. Sullivan County Community Hospital does not endorse these sites and the information contained in them should not be considered a reflection of the views of the Hospital. The Hospital does not guarantee the accuracy of the information presented on other Web sites, nor does the Hospital endorse the information presented in sites linked to this Web site. In addition, Sullivan County Community Hospital is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the information provided in any Web site linked to this site. We encourage you to confirm all health-related information contained on any Web site with your physician. 


Sites for healthcare executives, physicians
and other professionals:


Advanced Medical Technology Association
AdvaMed’s mission is to be the advocate for a legal, a regulatory, and an economic climate that advances global health care by assuring worldwide pati ...

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
This site is designed to serve both AACAP Members and Parents and Families. Information is provided as a public service to aid in the understanding an ...

American Accreditation HealthCare Commission
The American Accreditation HealthCare Commission, Inc. (also known as URAC) is a nonprofit, national accrediting organization established to promote c ...

American Academy of Dermatology
The American Academy of Dermatology is dedicated to achieving the highest quality of dermatologic care for everyone. Achievement of this vision requir ...

American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is the world's largest specialty association that represents facial plastic and reco ...

American Academy of Family Physicians
The AAFP was founded in 1947 to promote and maintain high quality standards for family doctors who are providing continuing comprehensive health care ...

American Academy of Neurology
The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is a worldwide professional association of neurologists and neuroscience professionals dedicated to providing ...

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Formed in 1985, the Academy, as the only full-service organization for nurse practitioners of all specialties, has steadily expanded services to meet ...

American Academy of Ophthalmology
The American Academy of Ophthalmology’s mission is to advance the lifelong learning and professional interests of ophthalmologists to ensure that the ...

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health profession ...

American Academy of Optometry
The goal of the American Academy of Optometry is to maintain and enhance excellence in optometric practice. It does this by fostering research and the ...

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inc.
AAO-HNS is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The ...

American Academy of Pain Medicine
The mission of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) is to promote quality care of patients with pain as a symptom of disease (eudynia) and pri ...

American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety, and well-being of in ...

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The vision of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is to be the leader in assisting physical medicine and rehabilitation physi ...

American Academy of Physician Assistants
The mission of the American Academy of Physician Assistants is to promote quality, cost-effective, accessible health care, and to promote the professi ...

American Association of Blood Banks
The AABB’s mission is to establish and promote the highest standard of care for patients and donors in all aspects of blood banking, transfusion medic ...

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Founded in 1900, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) is the national organization representing the interests of pharmaceutical edu ...

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public. ...

American Association for Respiratory Care
The AARC believes there is no better cause than that of respiratory therapy and the right of respiratory patients to receive competent respiratory car ...

American Board of Emergency Medicine
The ABEM's purposes are scientific and educational: (1) To improve the quality of emergency medical care; (2) To establish and maintain high standards ...

American Board of Medical Specialties
The ABMS is an organization of ABMS-approved medical specialty boards. The mission of the ABMS is to maintain and improve the quality of medical care ...

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology is an independent, nonprofit organization that certifies obstetricians and gynecologists in the United ...

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology is an organization of allergists-immunologists and related health care professionals dedicated ...

American College of Cardiology
Cardiologists from the U.S. and around the world are members of the ACC. By joining the College, they show peers and patients their commitment to prov ...

American College of Chest Physicians
The ACCP is the leading resource for the improvement in cardiopulmonary health and critical care worldwide. The ACCP’s stated mission is to promote th ...

American College of Emergency Physicians
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) exists to support quality emergency medical care, and to promote the interests of emergency physic ...

American College of Gastroenterology
The American College of Gastroenterology was founded in 1932 to advance the study and medical treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Th ...

American College of Healthcare Executives
The mission of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) is to be the professional membership society for healthcare executives, to meet it ...

American College of Medical Quality
The mission of the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ) is to provide leadership in creating, sustaining, and applying a scientifically-based in ...

American College of Nurse-Midwives
The mission of the ACNM is to promote the health and well-being of women and infants within their families and communities through the development and ...

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
The ACOG is a membership organization of obstetrician-gynecologists dedicated to the advancement of women's health through education, advocacy, practi ...

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Occupational and environmental medicine is the medicine specialty devoted to prevention and management of occupational and environmental injury, illne ...

American College of Physician Executives
mission of the American College of Physician Executives is to provide physicians with the tools they need to meet the challenges of medical practice t ...

American College of Physicians and American Society of Internal Medicine
American College of Physicians and American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM) is the Nation’s largest medical specialty society. Its mission is ...

American College of Preventive Medicine
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is the national professional society for physicians committed to disease prevention and health prom ...

American College of Radiology
The American College of Radiology is the principal organization of radiologists, radiation oncologists, and clinical medical physicists in the United ...

American College of Rheumatology
The American College of Rheumatology is an organization of physicians, health professionals, and scientists that advances rheumatology through program ...

American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for t ...

American Dental Association
The ADA is the professional association of dentists committed to the public's oral health, and to ethics, science and professional advancement, leadin ...

American Dietetic Association
The American Dietetic Association promotes optimal nutrition and well-being for all people by advocating for its members. Its vision is to have its me ...

American Gastroenterological Association
The AGA was founded in 1897 and is the oldest nonprofit specialty medical society in the country. Gastroenterologic physicians and scientists througho ...

American Geriatrics Society
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a nationwide, not-for-profit association of geriatrics health care professionals, research scientists, and ot ...

American Health Information Management Association
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the dynamic professional association that represents specially educated health infor ...

American Hospital Association
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and thei ...

American Medical Association
The AMA is an organization of physicians and a patient's advocate. Founded more than 150 years ago, AMA's strategic agenda is commitment to standards, ...

American Medical Group Association
AMGA is an association that represents medical groups, including some of the nation’s largest, most prestigious integrated health care delivery system ...

American Medical Informatics Association
The American Medical Informatics Association is a nonprofit organization of individuals, institutions, and corporations dedicated to developing and us ...

American Nurses Association
The American Nurses Association is a full-service professional organization representing the nation's 2.6 million Registered Nurses. ANA advances the ...

American Occupational Therapy Association
American Occupational Therapy Association advances the quality, availability, use, and support of occupational therapy through standard-setting, advoc ...

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) is an organization of orthopaedic surgeons who have special interest and training in the foot ...

American Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the national professional society of pharmacists, was founded in 1852 and is the first established — and ...

American Physical Therapy Association
The mission of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the principal membership organization representing and promoting the profession of ph ...

American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society recognized world-wide. Its U.S. and international member physicians work together ...

American Public Health Association
The American Public Health Association brings together researchers, health service providers, administrators, teachers, and other health workers in a ...

American Roentgen Ray Society
The American Roentgen Ray Society, founded in 1900, is the first and oldest radiology society in the United States. The society has been a forum for p ...

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
ASHA is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing ...

American Society of Addiction Medicine
ASAM is listed as "the Nation's medical specialty society dedicated to educating physicians and improving the treatment of individuals suffering from ...

American Society of Anesthesiologists
The American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, a research, and a scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain th ...

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
The mission of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery is to raise the standards and skills of anterior segment surgeons through clini ...

American Society of Clinical Oncology
As a nonprofit organization, the ASCO is dedicated to achieving the charitable mission outlined by the organization’s founders in 1964. The ASCO stron ...

American Society for Clinical Pathology
The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is a not-for-profit medical society organized exclusively for educational, scientific, and charitab ...

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is an association of surgeons and other professionals dedicated to assuring high-quality patient car ...

American Society of Healthcare Engineering
The ASHE is an advocate and a resource for continuous improvement in the health care engineering and facilities management professions.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
The mission of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is to support its members in their efforts to provide the highest quality patient care and mai ...

American Society of Radiology Technologists
The mission of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists is to give medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals the knowledge, resource ...

American Thoracic Society
The American Thoracic Society, founded in 1905, is an independently incorporated, international educational and scientific society that focuses on res ...

American Thyroid Association
The American Thyroid Association is dedicated to promoting scientific and public understanding of the biology of the thyroid gland and its disorders, ...

American Urological Association
The AUA conducts a wide range of activities to ensure that its members stay current on the latest research and the best practices in the field of urol ...

Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology, Inc.
The Association for Practitioners in Infection Control (APIC) was officially established in 1972. In 1973, its first international elections were held ...

Center for the Advancement of Health
The Center for the Advancement of Health promotes a view of health that recognizes that where we live, how we are educated, and what we eat, drink, br ...

Clinical Laboratory Management Association
The CLMA is an international organization with members who are responsible for laboratories and clinical services in hospitals and health-care network ...

College of American Pathologists
The mission of the College, the principal organization of board-certified pathologists, is to represent the interests of patients, the public, and pat ...

College of Healthcare Information Management Executives
The College was formed with the dual objectives of serving the professional development needs of healthcare CIOs, and advocating the more effective us ...

Computer-Based Patient Record Institute
CPRI-HOST provides vision and leadership to promote the universal and effective use of electronic health care information systems to improve health an ...

Emergency Medicine BBS (EMBBS)
This site was established to provide educational resources for Emergency and Primary Care physicians and health care providers

Federation of American Hospitals
The principle objective of the Federation is to foster the public good through the creation and delivery of quality health care for all people. The Fe ...

Health Care Compliance Association
HCCA is a forum for healthcare professionals involved in compliance, serving all segments of the health care industry. Its stated functions: (1) To pr ...

Health Care eBusiness Collaborative
The HCEC's mission is to improve the efficiency of eBusiness in healthcare through the collaborative development of the Electronic Data Infrastructure ...

Health Level Seven (HL7)
Health Level Seven is one of several ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organizations (SDOs) operating in the healthcare arena. Most SDOs produce st ...

Healthcare Financial Management Association
HFMA is the nation’s leading personal membership organization for healthcare financial management professionals. HFMA brings perspective and clarity t ...

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society provides leadership in healthcare for the management of technology, information, and change ...

Hospice Association of America
The Hospice Association of America (HAA) is a national organization representing more than 2,800 hospices and thousands of caregivers and volunteers w ...

KidsGrowth Professional
Link to a site for professionals that includes a secure community providing the tools to succeed in today's health care marketplace. Contains on-line ...

International Executive Housekeepers Association, Inc.
The International Executive Housekeepers Association, Inc. is a professional organization committed to a cleaner, safer, healthier environment. This m ...

International Medical Informatics Association
The IMIA plays a major global role in the application of information science and technology in the fields of healthcare and research in medical, healt ...

JCAHO: Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
The JCAHO’s mission is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditatio ...

Managed Care Information Center
The Managed Care Information Center was formed to serve as a clearinghouse for healthcare executives' managed care information needs by publishing new ...

Managed Care On-Line
Link to a business-to-business health management and managed care resource company.

Medical Group Management Association
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), founded in 1926, is the nation's principal voice for medical group practice. Through its annual surve ...

Medical Records Institute
The Medical Records Institute is committed to promoting the development and acceptance of electronic health care. Since 1983, MRI has pursued this mis ...

Medscape
Medscape strives to offer specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical informatio ...

Microsoft Healthcare Users Group
The MS-HUG is not affiliated with Microsoft Corporation. It is an independent, not-for-profit organization catering to the needs of information system ...

National Association for Home Care
The NAHC believes that Americans should receive health care and social services in their own homes, so far as this is possible. Senior citizens and ot ...

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners
The NAPNAP is the professional organization that advocates for children (infants through young adults) and provides leadership for Pediatric Nurse Pra ...

National Association of Social Workers
The NASW is a membership organization that promotes, develops, and protects the practice of social work and social workers. The NASW also seeks to enh ...

National Board for Respiratory Care
The NBRC strives for excellence in providing credentialing examinations and associated services to the respiratory community, and intends to remain at ...

National Committee for Quality Assurance
The National Committee for Quality Assurance is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality everywhere. In respo ...

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care progra ...

National Managed Health Care Congress
The National Managed Health Care Congress (NMHCC) serves as a knowledge source for all healthcare constituents — purchasers, payors, providers, and su ...

National Mental Health Association
The National Mental Health Association is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders, and achieving victory over mental illness ...

National Practitioner Data Bank / Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank
The legislation that led to the creation of the NPDB was enacted because the U.S. Congress believed that the increasing occurrence of medical malpract ...

National Wellness Institute
Link to the National Wellness Institute, whose stated mission is to serve the professionals and organizations that promote optimal health and wellness ...

Radiology Society of North America
The purpose of the Radiological Society of North America is to promote and develop the highest standards of radiology and related sciences through edu ...

Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
The Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (SCVIR) is a professional society for physicians who specialize in interventional or minima ...

Society of Critical Care Medicine
The Society of Critical Care Medicine is a multidisciplinary, multi-professional international organization whose mission is to secure the highest qua ...

Society of Nuclear Medicine
The Society of Nuclear Medicine is an international scientific and professional organization founded in 1954 to promote the science, technology, and p ...

Society of Thoracic Surgeons
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is the largest thoracic surgical organization in the world; its members include a significant majority of all board-c ...

Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine (SNOMED)
SNOMED's design is based on the premise that a detailed and specific nomenclature is essential to accurately reflect, in computer-readable format, the ...

VisionScience.com
Link to an Internet resource for research in human and animal vision.

 

Healthcare Related Magazines:

Advance for Health Information Executives
Advance for Health Information Executives specializes in coverage of emerging e-health and computer-based patient record technologies. Published month ...

Advance for Health Information Professionals
Advance for Health Information Professionals, FREE to all subscribers, is a biweekly publication that gives its readers valuable information in the HI ...

Health Forum
The Health Forum provides communications, information, education, and research products and services that advance leadership for health. These service ...

HealthLeaders.com
HealthLeaders is a leading multi-platform media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals ...

Health Management Technology Magazine
Published by Nelson Publishing, Inc., Nokomis, FL, this magazine bills itself as the industry's source for information systems solutions.

Healthcare Financial Management Association
The HFMA is the Nation’s leading personal membership organization for healthcare financial management professionals. The HFMA brings perspective and c ...

Healthcare Informatics
Healthcare Informatics is a monthly business magazine that provides timely, high-quality intelligence about information technology for executives and ...

Hospitals and Health Networks
A publication of Health Forum. Health Forum offers a wide variety of information publications devoted to improving the quality of health care. Their f ...

Journal of the American Medical Association
JAMA’s mission is to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of public health.

Modern Healthcare
Modern Healthcare is said to be "the only business newsweekly serving healthcare management ... edited to keep healthcare executives current with news ...

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