Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering

Resources

Please send comments and suggestions for content to rche@purdue.edu.

External Publications

  • Building a Better Delivery System: A New Engineering/Health Care Partnership (2005)
    From the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine
    View (nap.edu)
  • The Best Practice: How the New Quality Movement is Transforming Medicine (2008)
    By Charles Kenney
    View (Amazon.com)

Healthcare Information Basics

  • Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations
    This is available through a Purdue Libraries subscription to StatRef! which also provides access to drug information and disease state resources.
  • Medi-lexicon (formerly Pharma-lexicon)
    A dictionary of over 200,000 medical, pharmaceutical, biomedical & healthcare acronyms and abbreviations. Plus medical news and searches for the medical, pharmaceutical or healthcare professional.

General Health Resources

Applying academic research to transform healthcare delivery.