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Health Resource Directory

Large Associations

American Hospital Association (AHA)-

http://www.aha.org

American Medical Association-

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama

The Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania (HAP)-

http://www.haponline.org

Leading Age-

http://www.leadingage.org

PA Medical Society-

http://www.pamedsoc.org/

Federal Agencies

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-

http://www.cdc.gov/

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)-

http://www.cms.gov/

Hospital Compare Website-

https://data.medicare.gov/data/hospital-compare

Center for Innovation-

http://innovation.cms.gov/

The IT site for CMS-

http://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/CMS-Information-Technology/InformationSecurity/index.html?redirect=/informationsecurity/

National Institutes of Health (NIH)-

http://www.nih.gov/

Office of Inspector General (OIG)-

http://oig.hhs.gov/

United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)-

http://www.hhs.gov/

National Quality Organizations

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)-

http://www.ahrq.gov/

DNV Healthcare-

http://dnvaccreditation.com/pr/dnv/default.aspx

The Joint Commission-

http://www.jointcommission.org/

National Quality Forum-

http://www.qualityforum.org/Home.aspx

State Agencies

Pennsylvania Department of Aging-

http://www.aging.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/department_of_aging_home/18206

Pennsylvania Department of Health-

http://www.portal.health.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/department_of_health_home/17457

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare-

http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/

Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council-

http://www.phc4.org/

Pennsylvania Insurance Department-

http://www.insurance.pa.gov/portal/server.pt/community/insurance_pa_gov/4679

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority-

http://patientsafetyauthority.org/Pages/Default.aspx

Quality Insights of Pennsylvania-

http://www.qipa.org/Home.aspx

Western Pennsylvania Organizations

Area Agencies on Aging-

http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/aaa.aspx

Allegheny Conference on Community Development-

http://www.alleghenyconference.org/

Allegheny County Health Department-

http://www.achd.net/mainstart.html

Allegheny County Medical Society-

http://www.acms.org/

Consumer Health Coalition-

http://consumerhealthcoalition.org/

Faith-Based Network-

http://faith-basednetwork.org/

Health Career Futures-

http://www.hcfutures.org/

Health Policy Institute-

http://healthpolicyinstitute.pitt.edu/

Healthcare Ventures Alliance-

http://healthcareventuresalliance.org/

Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative-

http://www.prhi.org/

Southwestern Pennsylvania Partnership for Aging (SWPPA)-

http://www.swppa.org/

Professional Membership Organizations

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)-

http://www.ache.org/

ACHE Western Pennsylvania Chapter-

http://westpa.ache.org/

Association of Health Information Management (AHIMA)-

http://www.ahima.org/

Association of Preventionists in Infection Control (APIC)-

http://www.apic.org/

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)-

https://www.hcca-info.org/

Health Care Financial Management Association (HFMA)-

http://www.hfma.org/

HFMA Western Pennsylvania Chapter-

http://www.wphfma.org/

Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)-

http://www.himss.org/Index.aspx

HIMSS Western Pennsylvania Chapter-

http://www.wphimss.org/

Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association (PHIMA)-

http://www.phima.org

Society of Healthcare Human Resources Professionals in Pennsylvania (SHHRPP)-

http://shhrpp.org/
Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (PONL)-

http://www.ponl.net/

Southwestern Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (SPONL)-

http://www.swponl.org/SWPONL/index.cfm

Media

Altoona Mirror-

https://www.altoonamirror.com/

The Courier Express-

http://www.thecourierexpress.com/

Erie Times-

http://www.goerie.com/

Johnstown Tribune Democrat-

http://www.tribune-democrat.com/

Modern Healthcare-

http://www.modernhealthcare.com/

New York Times-

http://www.nytimes.com/

Pittsburgh Business Times-

http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette-

http://www.post-gazette.com/

Pittsburgh Tribune Review-

http://triblive.com/

Wall Street Journal-

http://online.wsj.com/home-page

Policy/Bills/Politcal

Office of Senator Bob Casey, Jr.-

http://www.casey.senate.gov/ 

Office of Senator Pat Toomey-

http://www.toomey.senate.gov/ 

PA House of Representatives-

www.pa.house.gov.us

PA Senators –

www.sens.gov

Pennsylvania Governor’s Office –

http://www.governor.state.pa.us

Thomas (Library of Congress)-

http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php

United States House of Representatives –

http://www.house.gov/ 

United States Senate –

http://www.senate.gov/

National Foundations with Policy Information

The Commonwealth Fund-

http://www.commonwealthfund.org/

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation –

http://kff.org/

The Heritage Foundation-

http://www.heritage.org/issues/health-care

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-

http://www.rwjf.org/