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Informed Patient Guide (NC Health Info)
Learn about evaluating health information, electronic health records, Patient's Bill of Rights, talking with your doctor, and more.
Provides the latest evidence-based information on staying healthy, quality care, patient safety and more.
Our Partners in Health Information
Links to web sites of quality health information in English & Spanish. Features Go Local to help you find health care providers, programs, and facilities serving your community. Brought to you by UNC's Health Sciences Library, assisted by librarians from across the state who evaluate and select its content.
A weekly one-hour radio talk show, co-hosted by UNC Family Medicine physicians Dr. Cristy Page and Dr. Adam Goldstein. Librarians from the Health Sciences Library provide links on the blog to more information about topics discussed on the show.
Health & Wellness Information Center is created and maintained by NC LIVE, a statewide online library service. Available to all North Carolinians. Contact your local library for free access to NC LIVE resources.
Health Insurance Coverage for You
As of October 1st, statewide markets for health insurance will open for business, making it possible to sign up for coverage starting in January 2014. Here are several sites with more details.
What the marketplace can do for you from the US Department of Health & Human Services
NC State Library Guide to Affordable Care Act
Watch videos and find out where to get more information
Beware of scams!
As reported in the Winston Salem Journal, "Scammers are very good at taking the latest hot topic and turning it into a chance to rip you off, and we expect to see this with health-care reform," Attorney General Roy Cooper said. Go to Health News for more details.
Health Topics -Recommended Sources
Ask a Health Sciences Librarian
Librarians at UNC's Health Sciences Library can help you find the health information you need!
Call, drop by, or send us an email to talk to a librarian.
Telephone: (919) 962-0800
Text/SMS: (919) 584-5931
The UNC Health Sciences Library offers health information services with the understanding that they not be interpreted as medical or professional advice. All medical information needs to be carefully reviewed with your health care provider.
UNC Health Care System
Medical records for patients in the UNC Health Care System are maintained by the Medical Information Management department. Here is a link to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) including how to obtain a copy of your medical record.
UNC HealthLink is a free service of UNC Health Care. HealthLink provides quick, easy access to the resources and expertise of our doctors and staff. If you are looking for information about UNC services and clinics for youself or your family, HealthLink is available 24 hours/day to answer your questions.