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Feb

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Upcoming KM Day Event

Posted by on February 17th, 2011 0 comments

DATE Friday, March 4, 2011 (Snow Date: Thursday, March 17, 2011) LOCATION Hoagland-Pincus Conference Center University of Massachusetts Medical School 222 Maple Ave., Shrewsbury, MA 01545 (Directions will follow with a confirmation e-mail .) WHO SHOULD ATTEND Health Sciences Librarians in the New England Region OBJECTIVES 1. Introduce KM principles. 2. Present Template for a… Read More »

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Feb

10

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TOXNET Webinar with Shannon Jordan

Posted by on February 10th, 2011 0 comments

Today, Shannon Jordan from the Specialized Information Services at the National Library of Medicine presented an outstanding webinar for the NN/LM New England Region highlighting TOXNET technical databases including: ChemIDPlus, HSDB, TOXLINE, CCRIS, DART, GENETOX, IRIS, ITER. If you would like to watch the recording, go to: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/p29756453/

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Feb

10

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When patients share their stories, health may improve

Posted by on February 10th, 2011 0 comments

Imagine you are diagnosed with a life-altering health condition. At this moment, what would help you most? A patient education handout? Information from a health website? Or hearing the experience from someone coping with the same condition? This New York Times article explains the untapped potential of sharing personal narratives to improve patient outcomes. Here… Read More »

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Feb

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NIH News in Health – February Issue

Posted by on February 7th, 2011 0 comments

Check out the February issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. This edition features articles about: acupuncture stuttering tinnitus family meals To request print copies free of charge for your library, doctor’s office or institution, please email or call 301-435-7489… Read More »

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Feb

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TedTalk – It’s time to redesign medical data

Posted by on February 4th, 2011 0 comments

I like to watch the TedTalk’s for my dose of weekly inspiration.  TED is a small nonprofit group promoting Ideas Worth Spreading.  Originally, it started out as a conference focused on Technology, Education and Design.  The talks now also explore business, science, culture, the arts, and global issues.  This recently released TedTalk by Thomas Goetz,… Read More »

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