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Health Policy: Databases

Research Guide for the Department of Health Policy & Management

Highlighted Database


Map data from a wide variety of public sources on demographics, real estate, health, jobs and more in communities across the US.

JAMA Forum

Health Policy research and commentary from the JAMA Network

Kaiser Daily Health Policy RSS

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New York Times Health

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GW Law Library databases

The GW Burns Law Library provides one workstation for non-Law students from the University, you can access the same legal databases as the law students using one workstation on the first floor of the Library across from the reference desk and requires a USB security key to activate that can be checked out at the Circulation Desk (desk that faces you as you come through the Library turnstiles).  Patrons need to leave an ID at the Circulation Desk while the key is in use.

Comparative effectiveness research


Refworks Start

RefWorks is an online service used to create a personal database of bibliographic citations by importing the citations from other online databases. Citations may be automatically formatted for bibliography and footnotes and may be searched within your personal database.

Finding records with associated data in PubMed

Looking for journal articles with associated data sets? New search filters in PubMed and PubMed Central (PMC) aim to increase the discoverability of articles and citations with associated data information.

Users can search on or append searches with data[filter] to find citations with related data links in PubMed or other data repositories (e.g., figshare, Dryad). You can combine this with PubMed Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) for example "Nutritional Sciences"[Mesh] AND data[filter].

PubMed Central

​Use has associated data[filter] to find all articles with any type of associated data.

Search these Databases for Articles on Health Policy or Health Economics: