School of Pharmacy Centers

Health Tailored Information for Patients (HTIP)

Welcome to HTip

For your Health Tailored Information for Patients (HTIP) is a service developed by the West Virginia Center for Drug and Health Information (WV CDHI). The WV CDHI is a statewide drug and health information service provided through the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. The WV CDHI has been serving West Virginia for over 30 years.

The HTip project helps patients find high quality reliable health and medical information on the Internet that is tailored to the needs of the patient. When a patient requests information from HTip, the WV CDHI will e-mail the patient direct links to excellent web sites that contain the desired information. This allows patients to go directly to reliable web sites to learn more about keeping healthy.

What is HTip?

HTip is a service of the West Virginia Center for Drug and Health Information (WV CDHI), West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. The WVU Extension Service and Health Sciences Library are also working with HTip.

What is the goal of HTip?

The goal is to help patients and the public find high quality, health information from the Internet to meet their individual needs. Tell us the diseases, conditions, and drugs you want to know more about. We will send you links to web sites that provide unbiased information about those topics.

Is there a charge for HTip?

No! This service is provided at no cost. Why? We want to help the public and patients take care of their health. Many people use the Internet. We want to help them find high quality information from web sites on the Internet.