From The Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of Attorneys General. This website will help you learn how to spot misleading or deceptive claims and where to get information.
From The University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality and Healing and The Life Science Foundation. Learn how to navigate the healthcare system
Use the library's web catalog to look for health and medical books
Do you have a complaint about the quality of care at a health care organization? The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations wants to know about it
Search by organization name or by zip code. Information and performance reports on accredited health care organizations...includes hospitals, assisted living facilities, laboratories and more...From the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare
From the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. This site provides inspection results of Florida health care providers and organizations. Information available on this site should be interpreted carefully and used in conjunction with other sources of information. When considering a facility or health care service provider please also view consumer brochures and guides available from the Agency. The Final Orders made available through this web page may not always reflect the final disposition of a matter since they may have been appealed and the appeal may not yet be finalized.
Tools and resources for patients and consumers
Locations of doctors, dentists and hospitals. From MEDLINEPlus, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
Find out about your doctor's credentials - from the Florida Department of Health and Human Services
See also Understanding Profiling to learn about what the profiles include