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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury and disability.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Administers the Medicare, Medicaid, and Child Health Insurance Programs - a Federal Agency.
Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients (CRISP)
Connecting Physicians with technology to advance the health and wellnes of Marylanders by deploying health information technology solutions adopted through cooperation and collaboration.
Department of Health and Human Services (US Government))
Provides background on the mission and history of HHS, in addition to press releases, and agency organization and subject directories. Provides background on the mission and history of HHS, in addition to press releases, and agency organization and subject directories.
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Maryland)
Provides a range of various health related issues - Maryland DHMH.
Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA)
Focused on financing reform, access, and cost containment - a trade association of commercial health insurance companies.
Health Resources & Service Administration (HRSA)
Offers leadership and training to assure an appropriately trained health professions' workforce.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards - An independent, not-for-profit organization accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality.
National Coalition on Health Care
Working to achieve comprehensive health system reform - America's oldest, most diverse, and broadest based group.
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Dedicated to assessing and reporting on the quality of managed care plans - a not for profit private organization.
Office of the Surgeon General (OSG)
Oversees the operations of the 6,500-member Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and provides support for the Surgeon General in the accomplishment of other duties. The Office is part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Concerned with international public health - a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).