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Links To Other Sites of Interest

Complexity and Chaos:

www.bionomics.org - This is the site of the Bionomics Institute, a non-profit educational organization devoted to helping people to understand the economy as a complex adaptive system. Resources from this institute's journal, conferences, and the writings of its founder, Michael Rothchild, are contained here.

www.brint.com/Systems.htm - This site is the work of a University of Pittsburgh doctoral student. It contains a host of references, papers on business applications, and links to other web sites.

www.santafe.edu - This site is maintained by the Santa Fe Institute, one of the acknowledged centers of complexity science. It offers access to the scientific work, educational offerings, and background on SFI, its faculty and business network.

www.calresco.org - This is the site of a non-profit organization, CALResCo, dedicated to promoting understanding of complex system sciences. It is full of useful information and links to other sites.

www.lissack.com/writings - A number of papers written by Michael Lissack on the implications of complexity for knowledge development and management are found here.

Entrepreneurs:

International Entrepreneur Association - If highflying Internet initial public offering and 24 year-old millionaires have piqued your entrepreneurial side, this site has resources to turn a flicker of an idea into business.

Women's Business Center - This site, developed by the U.S. Small Business Administrator and several corporations, focuses on the needs of female business owners and entrepreneurs.

Bplans.com - The site includes numerous articles on different phases of planning a business, including financing, analyzing the competition and marketing.

Financial:

www.riskgrades.com - An open and transparent benchmark to measure the risk of the world's financial assets. A RiskGrade measure allows for a comparison of investment risk across all asset classes, regions, and currencies.

www.kathleengurney.com - Dr. Gurney's site includes Moneymax Profile, a 10-minute test that measures your investing style and ways to improve your money management skills.

www.financialengines.com - Offers a free financial forecast to help you geta clearer picture of your financial future.

www.morningstar.com - Chicago-based Morningstar is the leading provider of mutual fund, stock, and variable-annuity investment information.

www.bizwiz.com - Brings 300,000 good companies together into a network that facilitates the flow of commerce, ideas, capital, communication and other essential ingredients necessary to conduct business. Click this link to sign up now!

Medical:

Brad's Pre-Med Resource Center - Information for aspiring doctors

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) - the umbrella organization for the 24 approved medical specialty boards in the United States.

The American Hospital Association

The Association of American Medical Colleges - a nonprofit association comprising the 125 accredited U.S. medical schools; the 16 accredited Canadian medical schools; more than 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems, including 70 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; nearly 90 academic and professional societies representing 75,000 faculty members; and the nation's medical students and residents.

The Federation of State Medical Boards - composed of 68 member boards whose primary responsibilities and obligations are to protect the public through the regulation of physicians and other health care providers.

Medical Economics Company - provides high-quality healthcare information publishing and communications products and services, including magazines, directories, references, newsletters, databases, and new media.

Modern Healthcare - the only business newsweekly serving healthcare management - edited to keep healthcare executives current with news and trends in the field.

Medscape - offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated multi-specialty medical information and education tool.

National Board of Medical Examiners - The central mission of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) is to prepare and administer qualifying examinations, either independently or jointly with other organizations, of such high quality that legal agencies governing the practice of medicine within each state may in their discretion grant a license without further examination for those who have completed successfully such examinations.

ShrinkTank Web Site - Testing & Advice Page - This page is loaded with tests you can take - Some of the tests included include: personality, attitude and I.Q. to depression, anxiety, sexual disorders, stress, and child development.

Modernphysician.com - a monthly business news magazine written for physician executives who are key players in the effort to reshape America's major medical institutions.

myHealthBank.com - American healthcare is an ailing system in need of change. MyHealthBanks' mission is to build Community Healthcare Exchanges (CHeX) in which consumers and providers are economically reunited.

Home Health Testing - Contains many reference links for: Drugs & Alcohol, HIV and AIDS, and Hepatitis

Healthgrades Report Cards - Contains links to many searchable databases: Hospitals, Physicians, Nursing Homes, Health Plans, Home Health, Fertility Clinics, Hospices, Mammography, Chiropractic, Assisted Living, Dentists and more.

Hospital Administration - a website that helps students find schools offering hospital administration degrees

Healthcare Information Systems:

HealthcareInformatics Online - a monthly business magazine that provides timely, high-quality intelligence about information technology for the executives and managers on the IT decision-making team in healthcare facilities and organizations of every type.

Healthcare Information Resources - making information about health and disease accessible in the belief that the informed consumer is a more satisfied consumer of healthcare.

Technology:

Manning & Napier Information Services (MNIS) - a pioneer in the development of data mining and Information AnalyticsSM, has developed a revolutionary new automated visualization tool known as the Information VisualizerTM, an integral part of MNIS's DR-LINKSM online text retrieval service.

Self-Esteem/Psychology:

Masteringstress.com - features a 30-day program you can participate in to help you work out stress-related problems - very effective! This is a shortened version of the therapeutic learning program used by Dr. Leo J. Borrell in helping patients who want to help themselves with the technology available through computers. This program was designed by Dr. Roger Gould, a professor at U.C.L.A., whose research formed the basis for Gale Sheehey's classic book, "Passages".

ShrinkTank Web Site - Testing & Advice Page - This page is loaded with tests you can take - Some of the tests included include: personality, attitude and I.Q. to depression, anxiety, sexual disorders, stress, and child development.

Minority Issues & Interests:

National Society of Hispanic MBA's

Hispanic Dot Com - provides information, services, and technology access to the Hispanic community in the United States. They have as their mission the creation of a cyber-barrio where Hispanics can meet and help each other through the Internet.

The Hispanic College Fund - developing the next generation of Hispanic business leaders in America by awarding scholarships to deserving Hispanic students. HCF accomplishes this mission by securing the funds necessary to award financial assistance to deserving Hispanic students seeking an undergraduate degree in academic disciplines leading to careers in business. This enables them to meet the career demands of today's job market and entrepreneurial arena.

HispanicBusiness.com - documenting the growing affluence and power of the Hispanic community & helping to create a national identity by covering the Hispanic economy as one market instead of a series of local markets.

Venture Capital Resources:

Venture Economics - When you need accurate and comprehensive private equity information, you can rely on Venture Economics, a division of Thomson Financial Securities Data (TFSD). Institutional investors, venture capital firms, investment banks, consulting firms, and notable media circles have identified Venture Economics as the indispensable source for accurate, complete, and timely coverage of investment, exit and performance activity in the private equity industry.

VentureOne - VentureOne was founded in 1987 to bring together promising entrepreneurs and leading members of the venture capital community. This has been achieved through a set of information tools, namely an Internet-based database system and an array of publications.

Jobs in Healthcare:

VitalCareers.com - offering candidates and employers a personalized, interactive online environment with a wide array of features

The Best When Traveling:

10Best.com - Whether you travel for business or pleasure, before you go, you want to know -- where to stay, where to eat and what to see and do. 10Best makes your search simple by listing the most accurate, unbiased, and comprehensive destination information available on the web.

FreeToGo - This site was created by people who travel a lot. Thier goal is simple: to use the Internet to help take the drudgery out of leaving home. Includes such services as putting your newspapers on "vacation hold, having your mail stopped, researching your destination and telling co-workers, friends and neighbors your itinerary.

Investing:

myStockOptions.com - the Web's most comprehensive, respected, and frequently visited resource on stock compensation for employees and executives. An interactive Web site chock-full of intelligently written articles on managing and maximizing options.

Investment.com - Stay up-to-date with the latest global investment news and commentary covering stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, real estate, insurance products and collectibles like fine art, coins, stamps, antiques and so on. Track the value of your investments with our Portfolio Tracker. Use tools like mortgage and loan calculators to help make sensible financial decisions.

Ecommerce:

Comprehensive List of Ecommerce Sites - from the Center for Research in Electronic Commerce. Links to many sites, categorized by: Academic Research, Govt./Public/Org., Business Sites and Source Resource

Internet Valley, Inc. - features topics as varied as Ecommerce Backgrounds and Trends, the top 100 banks, companies and magazines related to ecommerce, detailed internet stock information as well as detailed information about e-commerce services.

The Electronic Commerce Guide is just that, a site full of product reviews, opions, trends and resources for ecommerce businesses.

The Industry Standard is the Newsmagazine of the Internet Economy. It's site provides most recent topical information about the industry.

US Government Sites on Electronic Commerce Policy - this site has links to every announcement, press release, and policy concerning the United States' policy, comment, and concern regarding electronic commerce.

Ecommerce Times is a wealth of information including news, a products and servces guide, special reports about different ecommerce market segments, success stories and even includes a message board and special section dedicated to small businesses.

Ecommerce weekly is a free weekly newsletter that brings you the latest online sales, marketing and ecommerce strategies to help businesses succeeed on line.

Ecommerce news is a site consisting of news specifically about companies on line, domestic as well as international.

The Ecommmerce center is a billboard type of site that provides internet businesses with services and resources. It allows businesses to post banners, become a part of an e-commerce directory, and submit their business name to numerous search engines.

Draper Fisher Jurvetson has a page of resources for the entrepreneur, including General, People, Legal Industry, Government and other Cool Links.

eHealthcareBusiness.com is the first daily news and information site devoted exclusively to coverage of the convergence between the Internet and healthcare. This link leads to an exhaustive list of company profiles, all alphabetized.

Patents:

The Frohwitter Firm - covers all aspects of intellectual property, including procuring, enforcing and licensing of patents in Europe and the United States.

File Storage Online:

X-Drive - gives you up to 100MB of FREE personal space on the Internet. Use Xdrive to easily store, access, play, share, and protect your files. Anytime, anywhere, from any device!

Reference and Information:

Refdesk.com - the best source for reference information on the net - Dictionaries, facts, phone listings, too many to list - If they don't have it, it probably isn't out there!

Freeagentnation.com - an information hub and gathering place for the many millions of people who are working as freelancers, self-employeds, independent professionals, temps, consultants, and contractors—a "go to" spot for free agents.

mastersinhealthinformatics.com - a resource for students to find in-depth and unbiased information about achieving a Masters in Health Informatics degree.

Internet Tools and Information:

The ASP List - Find a service provider for your business that meets your needs. Search by application type and region. Also includes search functions for locating web hosts and web designers.

Canadian National Organizations:

Canadian Association of Radiologists

Canadian Cochrane Network & Centre

Canadian College of Health Service Executives

Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment (CCOHTA)

Canadian Healthcare Association

Canadian Health Network (CHN)

Canadian Health Records Association

Canadian Institute of Health Research

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Canadian Medical Association

Canadian Nurses Association

Canadian Society of Telehealth

Canarie

Cardiac Care Network of Ontario

Change Foundation

Electronic Commerce Council of Canada

Health Canada

Health Canada Office of Health and the Information Highway

Health Central on Sympatico

HealthLink

Industry Canada

Institute of Health Economics (IHE)

Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation

MDcme.ca

Ontario Healthcare Management Information Systems Association

Ontario Hospital Association

Ontario Medical Association

Ontario Nursing Informatics Group

Statistics Canada

Sunnybrook & Women's College Health Sciences Centre Women's Health Matters

Telehealth Association of Ontario

International organizations:

American Healthcare Radiology Administration

Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI)

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)

AdvaMed – Advanced Medical Technology Association

CancerNet

Drug Infonet

EUCOMED – European Confederation of Medical Suppliers Associations

FDA – Center for Devices and Radiological Health

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Health Industry Business Communications Council

HospitalWeb

Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA)

Medical Devices Agency – UK

Medical Industry Association of Australia

News in bioscience and medicine

Radiological Society of North America

Reuters Health

Telemedicine Information Exchange

Research, Reports and Commissions:

Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS)

Clair – Commission d'etude sur les services de sante et les services sociaux

Dalhousie University Medical School

The Fraser Institute – Health

Fyke – The Commission on Medicare

Kirby – Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Ontario Health Services Restructuring Commission

Report of the Premier's Advisory Council on Health, Mazankowski Report

Romanow – Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada