Consumer Reports Health

Remote Access   In-house Access provides the most current health information from a well-respected consumer source.

Offering Consumers Union’s research and recommendations about health care and healthy living, this resource is designed to inform consumers as they navigate the health care labyrinth and seek a trusted unbiased source of information. Ratings are provided for:

  • Exercise equipment
  • Medical equipment, such as heart rate monitors and blood glucose meters
  • Treatment ratings for over 200 of the most common conditions
  • Natural medicine ratings
  • Hospital ratings (and soon to follow, doctor ratings)
  • Health plan ratings based on comprehensive survey methodologies

Consumers Union is a leading advocate for patient safety, healthcare quality and effectiveness, and affordable health coverage for all, and has a long history of informing consumers about healthcare products and services.

ConsumerReportsHealth is included under the Consumer Reports link in EBSCOhost — simply click the Health tab to access the resource:

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