Quality/Special Programs

Looking for research on a particular condition, disease, treatment or health care provider?

We know searching for health care information can be a daunting task. So, to help you, we've compiled a list of respected sources of information to help you understand your treatment or condition, and hopefully make more informed decisions about your healthcare.

Allergies & Asthma Center Arthritis Center
  • Arthritis Foundation
    National not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions with advocacy, programs, services and research.
  • Arthritis.com
    Resource for arthritis information online.
  • National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
    Supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.
Cancer Center General Health Information
  • The Consumer's Guide to Quality Health Care in Ohio
    This Web site connects you with a wide range of information about the cost and quality of health care in Ohio. It is designed to be a clearinghouse of health care information, whether you want learn more about providers in your area, become a smarter health care consumer or better manage your personal health.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    The nation's premiere health promotion, prevention and preparedness agency provides information on health and safety topics, publications and products, and data and statistics.
  • National Center for Infectious Diseases
    Learn about emerging infectious diseases, health information for travelers, and outbreaks.
  • WebMD
    WebMD provides valuable, timely and credible health information and tools for managing your health.
  • Wellness and You
    Information about healthy eating, weight loss, good nutrition, and interactive calculators.
Heart & Lung Center
  • American Heart Association
    Facts, news and information about heart health and disease, as well as stroke.
  • American Lung Association
    The American Lung Association fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.
  • American Stroke Association
    Division of the American Heart Association that focuses on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fund raising and advocacy.
  • The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
    Here you will find national publications as well as current information concerning grants/contracts, clinical trials, and other research-related information for cardiovascular health professionals.
Kidney Disorders Center
  • American Diabetes Association
    The nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.
  • National Kidney Foundation
    The National Kidney Foundation, Inc., a major voluntary health organization, seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.
Neurological Disorders

Union Hospital does not operate, control or endorse any of the information provided on these sites.