Agency for Health Research and Quality
This department of the federal government provides many helpful tips for taking responsibility for your personal healthcare, including great checklists like “10 Questions You Should Ask” about your care, and how to build your own checklists.
National Patient Safety Foundation
This organization provides tools and resources for patients, including:
Checklist for Getting the Right Diagnosis
Post-Discharge Tool for Patients
Preventing Infections in the Hospital
Safety as you go from Hospital to Home
Pharmacy Safety: Consumer Fact Sheet
This government site offers credible, trusted health information, available in Spanish and 40 other languages. Available information includes details on specific diseases and disorders, diagnosis, therapy including a dictionary, encyclopedia, interactive tutorials and videos.
Health and Wellness Gateway
The Michigan eLibrary (MeL), sponsored by the Library of Michigan, is a quality online information resource that provides residents of Michigan with no-charge access to a core set of electronic resources over the Internet. The Health and Wellness Gateway contains information for health consumers as well as professionals.
Official State of Michigan Health Portal
According to the governor, this section of the State of Michigan Website supports the vision for Michiganders to be healthy, productive individuals, living in communities that support health and wellness, with ready access to an affordable, patient-centered and community-based system of care.