University of Wisconsin–Madison

Health Education Resources

Patient Engagement in Redesigning Care
Engaging patients in healthcare quality improvement and system redesign has become increasingly recognized as a key component of redesigning the US health care system to support patient-centered, high-quality primary care due to the recognition that patients play an integral role in the improvement of quality and safety. This toolkit is intended for hospital and clinic directors, managers, clinicians, and researchers who are interested in the framework and tools for engaging patients as partners in health system quality improvement and change initiatives.

Healthy Wisconsin People
Dedicated to providing reliable health information for the residents of Wisconsin. The site features links to a broad range of health-related Web sites and organizations, with a special emphasis on health services for Wisconsinites.

MedlinePlus.gov
Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you up-to-date and reliable information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in any easy-to-understand language. You learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.

U.S. National Library of Medicine Health Information
A great directory that provides information about general health, drugs & supplements, specific populations, genetics, environmental health & toxicology, clinical trials and biomedical literature.

Top 100 List: Health Websites You Can Trust
A list of quality websites through CAPHIS (Consumer and Patient Information Section) of the Medical Library Association.

Multiple Languages
Consumer Health Information in Multiple Languages
From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine

MedlinePlus:
By Languages
By Topic