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A Guide to Health Sciences, Medical and Nursing Information: Health Policy

databases, web resources, statistics and print resources for Nursing, health sciences, medicine, bioinformatics

Health Policy

The field of health policy encompasses a wide range of issues from childcare to aging. To make informed decisions on issues, accurate and timely information is needed. Information on various aspects of health policy issues can be obtained from many reliable sites on the Web, including federal and state sources. Information on current issues under debate and the positions of many advocacy groups are also well represented on the Web.

Public Health Policy and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Policy & Documents

Many states have an agency or unit whose mission is to analyze their programs. Some perform "routine audits" others have more of an "investigative" reputation, and others outsource the responsibility of program evaluation.

California State Auditor

Hawaii State Auditor

Illinois Auditor General

Maine - Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability

Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor

Mississippi Joint Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review

South Carolina Legislative Audit Council

Texas Sunset Advisory Commission

Utah Office of the Legislative Auditor General

Virginia Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau

Law, Legislation and Case Law (Primary Source)