NYS Community, Family & Minority Health - Links to Department of Health regulations and resources for specific populations; women's, minority, infants & children, etc.
NYS Consumer Health Care Information - Includes physician credentials and disciplinary actions, results of recent hospital and nursing home surveys, performance measures for managed care plans, and physician and hospital performance for cardiac bypass surgery. Consumers and providers will also find information on how to file a confidential complaint about healthcare quality.
NYS Medical Marijuana Program - New York State's Medical Marijuana Program allows patients who suffer from specific serious conditions who also have a condition clinically associated with, or a complication of, the serious condition to be certified by a practitioner to receive medical marijuana products for medical use. Practitioners must complete a four-hour New York State Department of Health (Department)-approved course and register with the Department to certify patients.
Hospice & Palliative Care Association of New York State - not-for-profit organization representing hospice and palliative care programs, allied organizations and individuals that are interested in the development and growth of quality, comprehensive end-of-life services. Find a hospice, palliative care program, veteran's services and other resources.
Westchester County Department of Health - The Westchester County Department of Health is a community of professional public health workers who help you and your family enjoy better health.
List of Services - Westchester County Health Services
Westchester County Social Services - The Department of Social Services provides an array of services to Westchester residents in need of help, including the areas of child support, food, housing, medical services and home energy costs. It also provides protective and preventive services for vulnerable children and adults
The American Board of Medical Specialties® (ABMS®) - When a physician or surgeon is Board Certified by an ABMS specialty board, it means he or she has chosen to achieve expertise in a medical specialty or subspecialty by meeting the profession-driven standards and requirements of one (or more) of the 24 ABMS certifying boards. Find out if your physician or surgeon is board certified.
American Medical Association Doctor Finder- search for physicians by specialty in your area.
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors - The doctors included in Castle Connolly's Top Doctor listings were selected after peer nomination, extensive research and careful review and screening by our doctor-directed research team. Doctors do not and cannot pay to be listed as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor
Consumer Reports: How to Find a Good Doctor - 9 steps to help you find the right doctor for you and your family
Healthfinder.gov - When you choose a primary care doctor for yourself or a loved one, make sure to choose a doctor you can trust.
The Leapfrog Group - a national nonprofit organization that produces The Leapfrog Hospital Survey which collects and transparently reports hospital performance, empowering purchasers to find the highest-value care and giving consumers the lifesaving information they need to make informed decisions.
MedlinePlus.gov - choosing a Doctor or Health Care Service
New York Magazine Best Doctors - annual listing of the top physicians in every specialty.
New York State License Verification Search - search for licensed health professionals; includes a list of professions which are required to have permits.
New York State Physician Profiles - profiles for all licensed doctors of medicine and doctors of osteopathy who are registered to practice medicine in New York State. It can include optional information such as practice details (practice name, address, phone numbers, other doctors in the practice), health plans that the physician works with, publications, awards, etc.
NonProfit Westchester is an advocacy organization for not-for-profit organizations in the Westchester County. The Members Directory offers a list, searchable by category, description of services and links to NonProfit Westchester member organizations.
The following list includes links to some of the member organizations in NonProfit Westchester and a description of their services, as well as other organizations:
Yes She Can, Inc. - The mission of Yes She Can is to help teen girls and young women with autism spectrum disorders to develop transferable job skills to enable them to join the competitive workforce and achieve greater independence.