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Consumer information

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Online directories & evaluations

Two of our local hospitals, Morristown Memorial Hospital and the St. Clare's Health Services offer extensive information regarding their services and community outreach programs on their Web sites.Morristown Memorial's Lathrope Library contains the largest collection of medical books, journals and databases in our area. This library is open to the public Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30.

Clinical Trials

Nutrition and food

Travel health

Consumer report cards
New Jersey's Department of Health publish a number of consumer report cards which rate and rank facilities by several criteria:
  • Cardiac surgery
    Results of a study comparing mortality rates for the hospitals and physicians performing bypass surgery
  • Nursing Home Report Card
    Inspections, called surveys, conducted to evaluate the fitness and adequacy of the nursing home, its equipment, staff, policies, procedures and finances.
  • New Jersey Hospital Performance Report
    heart attack & pneumonia scorecards
  • National, Joint Commission Quality Check of health facilities
  • Patient Safety Initiative: 2007 Summary Report
    Health insurance
    Morris County Library, NJ
    12 March 2011
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    Drug information
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    Nutrition & food
    Travel health
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    NJ sources
    New Jersey HealthLink
    Healthy NJ
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