Patient Education Information from Med Line Plus

MedlinePlus Connect is a free service of the National Library of Medicine that lets health organizations and health IT providers link patient portals and EHRs to MedlinePlus, an authoritative up-to-date health information resource for patients and health care providers.

EHR Developers can integrate Medline Plus into EHR software and into patient portals to connect directly to patient specific educational information about the medical conditions and medications.

Medline Plus can be found at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ in addition they have widgets that physicians can incorporate into their website. These widgets can be located at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/widgets.html.