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What's in the Database | How to Search | How the Database Works | Index of Care

What's in the Database

More than 3,700 healthcare practices and providers in the greater Fort Collins area are listed on HealthInfoSource.com. Providers are categorized by type of healthcare:

  1. If you get too many results from your search, try putting the keyword(s) in quotes.
  2. Medical Care
  3. Dental Care
  4. Other Health Services
  5. Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSA) 
  6. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

If you're not sure what category you need, see the care index below.

Common Searching Problems

Can't find what you're looking for? Here is a list of common problems:

  1. Spelling or typing error in keywords.
  2. Practice or agency not located in the Fort Collins area.
  3. Searching under the wrong type of care. See the care index below to make sure you are searching in the right category.
  4. Search parameters are too narrow. Try using fewer keywords or specifying fewer criteria.
  5. Practice or agency isn't listed on the website. If you have tried everything and still can't find the info you need, please send an email to pklein@healthdistrict.org to suggest a resource.

How to Search

There are two ways to search the database for the healthcare you need. If you know the name of the agency or provider you're seeking, try a keyword search. If you're starting from scratch, try searching by type of care.

How the Database Works
This site stores three levels of healthcare provider information:

  1. Organization
  2. Program
  3. Provider

Organizations

Healthcare organizations are the top level in the database. All healthcare agencies and organizations in this database will have an organization record, whether a large nonprofit agency or a small one-provider private practice. These records provide all or some of the following information:

  1. Name or organization or agency
  2. Description
  3. Funding (nonprofit or governmental, for-profit)
  4. Email and website
  5. Office address and phone
  6. Disability access
  7. Languages spoken

Programs

Each organization can have zero or more programs/services below it. Examples of programs and services include the Family Dental Clinic (a program of Health District of Northern Larimer County) and Family Services (offered by Foothills Gateway). To ensure that smaller private practices come up in searches, most private practices will also have a program record, though some of the information may repeat from the organization record. Program records provide all or some of the following information:

  1. Program name (if a private practice, this will be the same as the organization name)
  2. Description
  3. Year founded
  4. General hours of operation
  5. Type of care
  6. Ages served
  7. Payment/fee structure
  8. Any eligibility requirements
  9. Childcare availability
  10. Population served
  11. Program duration

Providers

Programs may have zero or more individual providers. Provider records include all or some of the following information:

  1. First and last name
  2. Gender
  3. First year of practice
  4. Description of provider/services
  5. Type of provider/specialties
  6. Education
  7. Hospital privileges (mainly for physicians)

Index of Care/Providers

Abortion/adoption services.....Other Health Services

Midwives/Midwifery.....Other Health Services

Acupuncture.....CAM

Neuropsychologist.....MHSA

Alcohol treatment.....MHSA

Nurse practitioners.....Medical

Aromatherapy.....CAM

Nursing homes.....Other Health Services

Art therapy.....MHSA

Occupational therapy.....Other Health Services

Assisted living facilities.....Other Health Services

Optometry.....Other Health Services

Audiology.....Other Health Services

Ophthalmologists.....Medical

Case management (medical).....Other Health Services

Oral surgeons.....Dental

Certified nutritionists.....Other Health Services

Orthodontists.....Dental

Childbirth educators.....Other Health Services

Pastoral counselors.....MHSA

Chinese medicine.....CAM

Personality testing.....MHSA

Chiropractic.....CAM

Pharmacies.....Other Health Services

Counseling.....MHSA

Physical therapy.....Other Health Services

Dentists.....Dental

Physicians.....Medical

Detox centers.....MSHA

Physician assistants.....Medical

Dietitians.....Other Health Services

Primary care.....Medical

Drug treatment.....MHSA

Professional counselors.....MHSA

Doctors (physicians).....Medical

Psychiatrists.....MHSA

Domestic/family violence services.....Other Health Services or MHSA   

Psychologists.....MHSA

Disabled resources.....Other Health Services

Registered dietitians.....Other Health Services

Family planning.....Other Health Services

Rehabilitation (medical).....Other Health Services

Fitness centers/gyms/counselors.....Other Health Services

Reflexology.....CAM

Hearing testing/aids/services.....Other Health Services

Reiki.....CAM

Herbology (or Chinese herbs).....CAM

Respite care.....Other Health Services

HIV/AIDS testing/services.....Other Health Services

Rolfing.....CAM

Home healthcare.....Other Health Services

Sleep therapy.....Other Health Services

Homeless shelters/services.....Other Health Services

Social workers.....MHSA

Homeopathy.....CAM

Specialists (physicians).....Medical

Lactation specialists.....Other Health Services

Speech therapy.....Other Health Services

Mammograms.....Other Health Services

Smoking cessation/tobacco treatment.....Other Health Services

Marriage and family therapists.....MHSA

Substance abuse.....MHSA

Mastectomy supplies.....Other Health Services

Therapists.....MHSA

Massage therapy.....CAM

Transportation (medical).....Other Health Services

Medical/sports supply stores.....Other Health Services

Weight management.....Other Health Services

Mental healthcare.....MHSA

 

 

 



 
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