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AcademyHealth - Non-partisan health research and policy site for health services researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners

AHA Central Office (ICD-9-CM, HCPCS, coding) - Coding resource center for HIM professionals

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) - National association representing more than 1200 member companies providing health insurance coverage to more than 200 million Americans

American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM)

American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA)

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) - Advocates for patient-centered electronic medical records approach

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) - Membership organization of individuals, institutions, and corporations dedicated to developing and using information technologies to improve health care

Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS)

Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) - An international network of colleges, universities, faculty, individuals, and organizations dedicated to improving health by promoting excellence in healthcare management education.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) Health Issues

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Center for Studying Health System Change

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT)

CIO Healthcare Summit - Annual gathering of healthcare IT leaders

Coalition for Healthcare e-Standards

College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)

Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) - An interdisciplinary group of educational, professional, clinical, and commercial organizations is devoted to accountability and quality improvement of education for healthcare management and administration professionals.

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Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

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eHealth Initiative (eHI)

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Galen Institute (health policy)

GE Healthcare

Government Health IT

Government Information Xchange

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Health Privacy Project - Georgetown University

Health Services Research

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS and CHIM)

Hospital Administration.org - An unbiased and up-to-date listing of schools offering hospital administration degrees in nthe U.S.

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IHE - Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise

Insurance Information Institute (III)

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Joint Committee on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)

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Medical Records Institute (MRI)

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)

MEDLINEplus Health Information

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National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP)

National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO)

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)

National Electronic Billers Alliance (NEBA)

National Health Information Center (NHIC)

National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Uniform Billing Committee (NUBC)

NPPES field code values

NPPES field descriptions

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Professional Association of Health Care Office Management (PAHCOM) - National organization promoting professionalism in physician office practice management.

PubMed/MEDLINE Database (includes former HealthSTAR database)

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Scottsdale Institute (IT issues)

Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD)

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WorldVistA - Nonprofit organization formed to extend and improve the free open source VistA EHR software for use outside of its original setting in the Veterans Administration. Vist this link for VisA software downloads.

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