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Additional Resources
Knowledge is power when it comes to getting the best health care available. Beth Israel depends on our patients' active participation in their treatment process, and that requires providing our patients with as much information as possible. Click on the following links to find information that will help you be a more effective participant in your health care.

Administration for Children and Families
Federal agency funding state, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance.

Administration on Aging
Federal agency providing home and community-based services our nation's older persons for over thirty years.

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Federal agency translating research findings into better patient care.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Federal agency providing health insurance and oversight for over 74 million Americans through Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP.

Department of Health and Human Services
Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans.

New York State Department of Health
State agency protecting and promoting the health of New Yorkers through prevention, science and the assurance of quality health care delivery

Food and Drug Administration
Federal agency promoting public health and health care regulation.

Healthfinder
A free government guide to reliable consumer health and human services information.

National Cancer Institute
Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training

New York State Office of Mental Health
State agency promoting mental health of New Yorkers

National Institutes of Health
Federal agency for medical and behavioral research for the Nation.

AIDS Resource List
A comprehensive listing of AIDS and HIV related web sites

American Medical Association's Medical Resource Center
Links to a variety of medical reference resources on the Web

Healthywomen.org
National Women's Health Resource Center