Initial Point Family Medicine is committed to giving you the best information related to you and your familes helath. Below are links to some health information resources
Up To Date Inc.
Learn more about your medical condition and explore your treatment options using UpToDate®, the same resource trusted by more than 450,000 clinicians around the world. After you read the information in UpToDate, you will have the tools to ask the right questions and have important conversations with your health care provider.
For more information, please see: www.uptodate.com/patients
Center for Disease Control: Traveler information
Click on the link below to find out health information for travel to over 200 international destinations, general information about vaccinations for travelers, diseases related to traveling and travel health warnings.
For more information, please see: www.cdc.gov/travel
Your Health Idaho
Your Health Idaho is a new resource that allows Idahoans to shop, compare and choose the insurance plan that best fits your individual, family or small business needs.
They know that choosing a health plan can be complicated and Your Health Idaho is here to help with the tools and resources you need including information about premium assistance, reduced cost-sharing and Consumer Connectors to help you understand your options.
For more information, please see: http://www.yourhealthidaho.org/
Universal Prescription Discount Service Call for a free quote and save on your prescriptions at 1-800-556-0669 or visit our website at www.urxds.com
HealthCare.gov: Preventive Services Covered Under the Affordable Care Act
If you have a new health insurance plan or insurance policy beginning on or after September 23, 2010, the following preventive services must be covered without your having to pay a copayment or co-insurance or meet your deductible. This applies only when these services are delivered by a network provider.
For more information, please see: http://www.healthcare.gov/news/factsheets/2010/07/preventive-services-list.html
Central District Health
For more information, please see: www.cdhd.idaho.gov
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of “the needs of the patient come first.” Mayo Clinic is governed by a 33-member Board of Trustees.
For more information, please see: www.mayoclinic.org
The Commonwealth Fund
The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable.
Click on the link below to get information on current health topics, recent publications and innovations.
For more information, please see: www.commonwealthfund.org
World Health Organization
Click on the link below to find publications on traveling risks and precautions as well as current news, events and facts from around the world.
WHO also publishes the annual Health Record Report on global public health and key statistics.
For more information, please see: www.who.int/en/