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Evidence Based Events and Resources

Trusted and physician recommended resources and events for evidence based medicine, patient centered care, and intersecting areas of health 2.0, mobile health, and research. Sites physician recommended and do not accept pharmaceutical funding.

Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

The University of Texas Health Science Center - School of Nursing: Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice for nurses, includes inter-professional conferences. Summit on "Building Evidence to Impact Outcomes" August 5-6, 2014. | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans. Includes information for patients, consumers, professionals, policymakers, research tools and data, news and events.

American Family Physician -- AAFP

Evidence-Based Medicine Toolkit by the AAFP. Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of the current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. We ask authors to explicitly rate the level of evidence for key recommendations on diagnosis and treatment whenever possible so readers will have a better understanding of the strength of the recommendations.

APHA: Past & Future Annual Meetings

Future Year Locations & Dates 2014 - November 15-19New Orleans, LA (142nd Meeting) 2015 - Chicago, IL (143rd Meeting) 2016 - Denver, CO (144th Meeting) American Public Health Association


Evidence based thinking about health care. While not regularly updated, includes excellent information including a glossary of evidence based terms, the Oxford Pain site, Healthy Living Zone and more. Bandolier is also a monthly newsletter about evidence-based health care; top source for such information on the net.

Book review: Evidence-based design for multiple building types

Evidence-based Design for Multiple Building Types D Kirk Hamilton and David H Watkins John Wiley and Sons, 2008 Price: £50.00 / €62.50 / US$75.00 Evidence-based Design for Multiple Building Types starts out by making a clear statement of its bias and point of view.

Center for Evidence-Based Medicine

CEBM is a division of the University of Oxford. Includes EBM resources, education, events, articles, projects and worksheets. Great section under EBM resources of each of the steps of doing evidence research and getting online health information.

Clinical Decision Support Tool | ACP Smart Medicine

ACP Smart Medicine is a clinical decision support and reference tool which provides rapid, evidence-based point of care guidance. ACP is the American College of Physicians.

Cochrane Colloquium 2014

The Cochrane Colloquium 2014 September 21-26: Evidence Informed Public Health: Opportunities and Challenges. Hyderabad, India.

Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries

Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) Resources by Darmouth Biomedical Libraries including: EBM information sites, EBM tutorials, worksheets, teaching materials, guides and more.

Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit 2014 - Digital Health Technology

Nov 4, 2014- Boston Audience Profile The program will unite a cross-section of national venture capitalists, healthcare/medical IT business providers, hospital administrators, insurers, health plans, risk managers, physicians, private equity investors, corporate business development executives, government and public policy experts, C-level executives of start-ups, IT and marketing professionals, pharma marketing professionals (with an interest in online and mobile consumer engagement), biopharmaceutical clinical technology, executives.

Essential Evidence Plus

This is a paid site by Wiley. You can get a one month free trial, or if you are connected with a health organization, they may offer access to a group membership. This is not a promotion for the page- but was in the list of physician recommended sites.

Evidence-Based Medicine via UMass Medical School

List of resources, sites, and more on Evidence-Based medicine by the University of Mass. Lamar Soutter Library. Check out the primers for great how-to information in one and two page form as well as tutorials. Note-some of the resources are available only through this university or another paying health organization.

Evidence Search - Search Engine for Evidence in Health and Social Care

Evidence Search | Search Engine for Evidence in Health and Social Care

Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association

June 20-23, Denver Industry event for healthcare exhibit marketers, medical association meeting and exhibition professionals, thought leaders innovating healthcare conventions and exhibits worldwide.

Healthcare Leadership Forum

Nov 14-15, Chicago- Healthcare Leadership Forum's Evidence at the Center of Care is designed to foster innovation in evidence based medicine and promote sharing of evidence-based medicine best practices. It provides a colloquium for physician and clinical leaders, C-suite executives, researchers and opinion leaders to share knowledge, information and best practices related to evidence-based medicine by providing interactive events that help facilitate and advance dynamic new ideas.

Healthy Aging: Learn how to use the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

In addition to all of the evidence based information that can be gained at the optimal health aging portal (supported via grants- not pharmaceutical funding) can be found directly at and you maintains a very active YouTube channel with excellent information on the aging population- or to ignore the word: How Baby Boomers can live the healthiest and happies lives. A great find!

HIMSS - Annual Conference and Exhibition

April 12-16, 2015 Chicago- The 2015 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition brings together 37,000+ healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference.

InTech - Open Science Open Minds | InTechOpen

InTechOpen is a leading global publisher of Journals and Books within the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine. We are the preferred choice of over 60,000 authors worldwide.

McMaster Health Forum

The McMaster Health Forum strives to be a leading hub for improving health outcomes through collective problem solving. The Forum acts as an agent of change by empowering stakeholders to set agendas, take well-considered actions and communicate the rationale for actions effectively. Operating at regional/provincial levels and at national levels, we harness information, convene stakeholders and prepare action-oriented leaders to meet pressing health issues creatively.

mHealth Summit 2014

Dec 7-11, 2014 Washington DC- The mHealth Summit, the largest event of its kind, convenes a diverse international delegation to explore the limits of mobile and connected health, including every aspect and every audience. Technology, business, research and policy. Mobile, wireless, digital, wearable, telehealth, gaming, connected health and consumer engagement. A HIMSS event.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health and medical research.


Knowledge management technologies for healthcare. OpenClinical: promoting and disseminating methods and technologies to support computer-based clinical knowledge management and decision support.

Patient Care and Health Information

Patient care and Health Information section of Mayo Clinic site- search by diseases and conditions, symptoms, tests and procedures and drugs and supplements. Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit organization. Proceeds from website advertising help support our mission. Mayo Clinic does not endorse non-Mayo products and services.

PubMed Tutorial

Learn how to use PubMed through its Tutorial. This course is designed for new and experienced users of PubMed®, the National Library of Medicine (NLM®) journal literature search system.