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Introduction
Medicare Sites
Federal Agencies
Specialty Societies
Medical Associations
Hawaii Govt. Agencies
Hawaii Hospitals
Hawaii Patient Resources
Coding Resources
Other Sites
Publications

Useful Websites

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Introduction

 

Listed in this section are various websites related to health care that providers may find useful.

 

To notify HMSA that a link no longer works or to suggest that a website be added, please email us at PRC@HMSA.com. HMSA will review all websites for appropriateness.

 

Because Internet addresses change frequently, additions and deletions are not tracked in the revision section at the bottom of this document.

 

Note: The listing of a website in this section of the Provider Resource Center should not be considered an endorsement or support of the sponsoring organization by HMSA.

 

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Medicare Sites
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Federal Agencies

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

 

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

 

 

United States Department of Health & Human Services

 

 

 

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Specialty Societies

 

Physician Specialty Societies

 

Allergy

 

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)

 

Anesthesia

 

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

 

Cardiology

 

American College of Cardiology (ACC)

 

Dermatology

 

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

 

Emergency Medicine

 

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

 

Endocrinology

 

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

 

The Endocrine Society

 

Family Practice

 

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

 

Gastroenterology

 

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

 

American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

 

Geriatrics

 

American Geriatrics Society (AGS)

 

Infectious Diseases

 

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

 

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS)

 

Internal Medicine

 

American College of Physicians (ACP)

 

American College of Physicians (ACP) - Hawaii Chapter

 

Neurology and Neurosurgery

 

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

 

American Neurological Association (ANA)

 

American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

 

Obstetrics and Gynecology

 

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

 

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

 

Oncology

 

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

 

Ophthalmology

 

The American Ophthalmological Society (AOS)

 

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

 

American College of Eye Surgeons/American Board of Eye Surgery (ACES/ABES)

 

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

 

American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)

 

Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery

 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

 

American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine (AAOM)

 

The American Orthopaedic Association (AOA)

 

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)

 

Osteopathy

 

American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP)

 

The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS)

 

American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI)

 

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP)

 

American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG)

 

American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO)

 

American Osteopathic Association (AOA)

 

Otolaryngology

 

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA)

 

American Laryngological Association (ALA)

 

American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)

 

Pain Medicine

 

The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)

 

Pathology

 

General

College of American Pathologists (CAP)

 

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

 

Anatomic/Surgical Pathology

American Society of Cytopathology (ASC)

 

Clinical

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

 

Dermatopathology

The American Society of Dermatopathology

 

Pediatrics

 

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

 

American Pediatric Society/Society for Pediatric Research (APS/SPR)

 

The American Academy of Pediatrics - Hawaii Chapter (HAAP)

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

 

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)

 

Podiatry

 

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)

 

American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)

 

Pulmonology

 

American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (AABIP)

 

American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)

 

Psychiatry

 

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

 

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)

 

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

 

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)

 

Hawaii Psychiatric Medical Association (HPMA)

 

Radiology

 

American College of Radiology (ACR)

 

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)

 

Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR)

 

Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU)

 

Rheumatology

 

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

 

Sleep Medicine

 

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

 

Surgery

 

General

American College of Surgeons (ACS)

 

Hawaii Chapter - The American College of Surgeons (ACS)

 

Hand

American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)

 

Oral-Maxillofacial

The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS)

 

Pediatric

The American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA)

 

Plastic

The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

 

American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS)

 

Thoracic

American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)

 

Vascular

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)

 

Urology

 

American Urological Association (AUA)

 

American Association of Clinical Urologists, Inc. (AACU)

 

Non-physician Professional Societies

 

Audiology

 

American Board of Audiology (ABA)

 

Dentistry

 

American Dental Association (ADA)

 

Nurses

 

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)

 

American Nurses Association (ANA)

 

Hawai'i Nurses' Association (HNA)

  

Occupational Therapy

 

The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA)

 

Pharmacy

 

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

 

American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)

 

Physical Therapy

 

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

 

Psychology

 

American Psychological Association (APA)

 

Public Health

 

American Public Health Association (APHA)

 

Hawai'i Public Health Association (HPHA)

 

Speech Therapy

 

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

 

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Medical Associations

 

Medical Associations - National

 

American Medical Association (AMA)

 

 

Medical Associations - Regional

 

Hawaii Medical Association (HMA)

 

Honolulu County Medical Society (HCMS)

 

Maui County Medical Society

 

Hawaii Independent Physicians Association

 

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Hawaii Govt. Agencies

 

Health-related Government Agencies

 

Hawai'i State Department of Health

 

Executive Office on Aging - State of Hawai'i

 

 

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Hawaii Hospitals

 

Hospital Online Sites

 

Castle Medical Center

 

Hawaii Health Systems Corporation

From this website, you can link to home pages for most of the state hospitals.

 

Hawai'i Pacific Health

  • Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children
  • Kauai Medical Clinic
  • Pali Momi Medical Center
  • Straub Clinic & Hospital
  • Wilcox Memorial Hospital

 

Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH)

 

Kuakini Health System

 

North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH)

 

The Queen's Medical Center

 

Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific

 

Wahiawa General Hospital

 

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Coding Resources

Professional Coding Credentialing Associations

 

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

 

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

 

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Other Sites

 

Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases Resources

 

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

 

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

 

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

 

Health Care Plans

 

HMSA providers participating in TRICARE can find the latest news about the program, sign up for upcoming provider seminars, register to file claims electronically, and download forms at TriWest Healthcare Alliance.

 

Health Care Sites

 

APS Healthcare

 

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

 

Hawaii Health Information Corporation (HHIC)

  

The Leapfrog Group has posted a compendium of various patient safety and pay-for-performance incentive programs nationwide.

 

 

Quality Improvement Organizations

 

The Joint Commission (formerly JCAHO)

 

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

 

NCQA Quality Profiles

 

 

Online References

 

Approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations, see Electronic Orange Book updated regularly by FDA/Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER).

 

Drug Reference, see Physicians' Desk Reference.

 

To research a drug that has been approved by the FDA, see Drugs@FDA: FDA Approved Drug Products

 

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Publications

 

Hawaii Medical Journal & Public Health

 

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First Published:05/05/2005
Latest Revision:04/14/2015
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