The United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), operated by the United States federal government, is the world's largest medical library. Located in Bethesda, Maryland, the NLM is an institute within the National Institutes of Health.
MedlinePlus Connect is a free service of the NLM. It allows health IT systems, patient portals and electronic health record (EHR) systems to link to relevant, authoritative health information (patient education) from MedlinePlus.gov.
MedlinePlus Connect is a Web application and a Web service that supports the HL7 Context-Aware Knowledge Retrieval (Infobutton) Knowledge Request Standard.