- American Medical Association – Physician Select
AMA Physician Select provides information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions.
AARP is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to addressing the needs and interests of persons 50 and older.
- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMS runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
- California Association for Health Services at Home
The California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) is the leading statewide home care association in the nation and the voice of home care for the Western United States.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, known as HIPAA, includes important new—but limited— protections for millions of working Americans and their families.
- Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
JCAHO evaluates and accredits nearly 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Accreditation by JCAHO is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that indicates that an organization meets certain performance standards.
Medicare is a Health Insurance Program for people 65 years of age and older, some disabled people under 65 years of age, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure treated with dialysis or a transplant).
- National Center for Health Statistics
NCHS is the Federal Government’s principal vital and health statistics agency. Since 1960, the agency has provided a wide variety of data with which to monitor the Nation’s health.
- National Association for Home Care
NAHC is the nation’s largest trade association that represents the interests of home care agencies, hospices, and home care aide organizations.
- National Library of Medicine
NLM collects materials in all areas of biomedicine and health care, as well as works on biomedical aspects of technology, the humanities, and the physical, life, and social sciences.
- Outcome and Assessment Information Set
OASIS is a group of data elements that represent core items of a comprehensive assessment for an adult home care patient and form the basis for measuring patient outcomes for purposes of outcome-based quality improvement (OBQI).
- Pro Health Partners
ProHealth Partners and the ProHealth Multi-Specialty Network comprise the most comprehensive and well-established network of primary care physicians and specialists in the Greater Long Beach Area. Our physicians are on staff at the finest hospitals in the region, and many are fluent in several languages.
WebMD is the first end-to-end Internet healthcare company connecting physicians and consumers to the entire healthcare industry.
- Senior Guidance
SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer’s or Dementia.