MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is a collection of high quality, authoritative and up to date health sites compiled by the National Library of Medicine. MedlinePlus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions. In addition, there are lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, prescription and nonprescription drug information, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.  http://medlineplus.gov

CAPHIS

The Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS) of the Medical Library Association sponsors this list of the top 100 health Web sites. Web sites chosen for this list meet quality criteria for currency, credibility, content, audience, etc., as described on the CAPHIS Web site.  http://www.caphis.mlanet.org/consumer 

Prescription Drug Prices in New York State 

The New York State Department of Health Prescription Drug Prices in New York State website helps consumers comparison shop pharmacies to get the best price for prescription drugs. https://apps.health.ny.gov/pdpw/SearchDrugs/Home.action  

DrugDigest

DrugDigest is a noncommercial, evidence-based, consumer health and drug information site dedicated to empowering consumers to make informed choices about drugs and treatment options.  http://www.drugdigest.org

More Recommended Sites

These sites were chosen by Jean Jenkins.  Jean is the medical librarian at Lourdes Hospital. The mission of the Lourdes Library is to:

- Optimize patient care and improve patient outcomes
- Educate patients, associates, students and residents
- Support research by nurses, residents and medical staff

Joint Commission Gold Seal

Lourdes has been awarded the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

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Lourdes has received
Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence

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Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer

New York State Desginated Stroke Center

Lourdes is a New York State Designated Stroke Center

One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery

One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement