Links of Interest

The following are links to information sources that you may find useful for keeping current and for information gathering. If you would like to recommend a link to sites that you believe would be useful to include, please sent me an email with your suggestion to contact at

News Sources

Life Science Organizations

AAAAi (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology)
AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
AACR (American Association for Cancer Research)
AAD (American Academy of Dermatology)
AAN (American Academy of Neurology)
AASLD (American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases)
ACC (American College of Cardiology)
ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)
ACCO(The American Childhood Cancer Organization)
ADA (American Diabetes Association)
AHA (American Heart Association)
AMA (American Medical Association)
APA (American Psychiatric Association)
ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology)
ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)
ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery)
ASH (American Society of Hematology)
ASH(American Society of Hypertension)
ATS (American Thoracic Society)
CHEST (American College of Chest Physicians)
CIDRAP (Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy)
DDW (Digestive Disease Week)
EASL (European Association for the Study of the Liver)
ESC (European Stroke Conference)
ESC (European Society of Cardiology)
ESC (European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health)
Endocrine Society
GOG (Gynecologic Oncology Group)
IDSA(Infectious Diseases Society of America)
ICAAC (Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy)
PhRMA, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
SGO (Society of Gynecologic Oncologists)
SHEA(Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America)
STS (Society of Thoracic Surgeons)
WHO (World Health Organization)

Life Science Journals

Stock Exchanges

Health Data Sources

"Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Physician and Other Supplier", Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

This site provides information on services and procedures provided to Medicare beneficiaries by physicians and other healthcare professionals. The Physician and Other Supplier PUF contains information on utilization, payment (allowed amount and Medicare payment), and submitted charges organized by National Provider Identifier (NPI), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code, and place of service. This PUF is based on information from CMS's National Claims History Standard Analytic Files. The data in the Physician and Other Supplier PUF covers calendar year 2012 and contains 100% final-action physician/supplier Part B non-institutional line items for the Medicare fee-for-service population.

2013 Index of Economic Freedom, The Heritage Foundation & The Wall Street Journal
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
US Department of Health & Human Services: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
US Department of Health: Health Resources and Services Administration's Health Center Data
The Commonwealth Fund

Health-Related Association Listings

AHA's Health Care Associations Directory