Welcome to the Florida State University Libraries Public Health guide. Use the tabs at the top to find sources and information to help you research public health topics. You might also find the related guides links helpful. Please contact me if you need assistance or more information.
"The American Health Quality Association (AHQA) is an educational, not-for-profit national membership association dedicated to promoting and facilitating fundamental change that improves the quality of health care in America."
Founded in 1990, the Coalition is non-profit and non-partisan and made up of over 70 organizations, employing or representing about 150 million Americans. Members share the belief that we need and can achieve better, more affordable health care for all Americans.
Due to the H1N1 flu and concerns about the 2009/2010 flu season, the EBSCO Publishing Medical and Nursing editors of DynaMed™, Nursing Reference Center™ (NRC) and Patient Education Reference Center™ (PERC) have made key influenza information from these resources freely available to health care providers worldwide.
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
"The mission of the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC) is to inform policy makers and private decision makers about how local and national changes in the financing and delivery of health care affect people. HSC strives to provide high-quality, timely and objective research and analysis that leads to sound policy decisions, with the ultimate goal of improving the health of the American public." The site also has publications, data and more.
The Federal Government operates many health clearinghouses and information centers that focus on specific topics. Their services include distributing publications, providing referrals, and answering inquiries. Many offer Web sites or toll-free numbers.
"The University of Minnesota's State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help states monitor rates of health insurance coverage, understand factors associated with access to care and to utilize data for implementation of health reform. "