Health Library

The Most Reliable, Evidence-Based Health & Wellness Information Resource

As part of the EBSCO Health suite of evidence-based resources, Health Library provides institutions with the high-quality, comprehensive coverage of health, wellness and other medical related information that consumers seek today.  Also featured is a Complementary and Alternative Medicine resource that covers an extensive range of natural and alternative treatments. 

The strict 7-step editorial process ensures that the information found in Health Library is reliable.   

Connecting Patients to Your Hospital

By integrating Health Library content into a website, patients and prospective patients are provided a valuable health information resource while simultaneously increasing visibility of the hospital in the community.  The content is presented in an easy-to-understand manner that helps patients make appropriate choices about health care.  

Use Health Library to promote:

  • Content in multiple points on the hospital website to help achieve marketing goals
  • Key service lines with links to related conditions & procedures
  • Upcoming events with links to related content (increase event attendance)
  • Physicians with links to conditions that they treat or procedures they perform (drive online appointment bookings) 

Content Includes

  • Over 2,000 entry points to the A-Z Condition Fact Sheets covering over 1,000 conditions
  • Over 900 entry points to the A-Z Procedure Fact Sheets covering over 430 procedures and tests
  • 50 Lifestyle and Prevention Video HealthClips®
  • Over 350 3D English and Spanish animations covering a wide range of topics in a variety of medical categories including: Bariatrics and Gastroenterology, Cardiovascular Dermatology, Men's Health, Women's Health, Health Conditions, Orthopedics & Procedures & Tests
  • Self-Assessment Tools including Healthy Living Calculators & 25 Health Risk Assessors
  • Symptom Checker, Anatomy Navigator and Condition Navigation