Health & Medicine

Recommended Databases

Library barcode and PIN may be required to access these resources.

DB104, DB118, DB133, DB134, DB153
  1. App Name: Database List, Author: Paul Burtness, 763-323-5732

Recommended Websites

AMA (American Medical Association) DoctorFinder
DoctorFinder provides you with basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States. This includes more than 814,000 doctors.

Best Drug Buys from Consumer Reports
Reports on categories of drugs and their generic alternatives, such as ACE inhibitors. From the nonprofit Consumers Union.

Best Hospitals
Each year U.S. News magazine ranks U.S. hospitals. Use this site to find a "top" hospital by specialty or geographic area.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides fact sheets, disease prevention information, health topics from A to Z, and health data and statistics.

Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
Lists Minnesota doctors that have had disciplinary actions taken against them. Click on the 'Search Professional Profile' button to find information on a specific doctor.

Minnesota Health Scores
Nonprofit site that reports quality measurements for health care providers.

MNSure
One-stop health insurance marketplace where Minnesotans can find and compare health plans and choose the coverage that fits their needs. MNSure offers low rates and health insurance payment help.