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NER on the road…

Posted by on September 10th, 2012 0 comments

On September 15 and 16, 2012, Michelle and Myrna will be attending the Medicine 2.0 Conference happening here in Boston.  Medicine 2.0, also known as the annual World Congress on Social Media, Mobile Apps, and Internet/Web 2.0 in Medicine, Health, and Biomedical Research, is a conference which brings together academics, clinicians and innovators in the… Read More »

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This week is National Health IT week!

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What is National Health IT Week? “Now in its seventh year, National Health IT Week is a collaborative forum assembling key healthcare constituents—vendors, provider organizations, payers, pharmaceutical/biotech companies, government agencies, industry/professional associations, research foundations, and consumer protection groups— working together to elevate national attention to the necessity of advancing health IT. “ There are a number of activities… Read More »

Posted in: Newsletters, NLM Resources

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Resource Updates September 2012

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GeneEd The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce the release of a new educational resource, GeneEd. Developed in collaboration with the National Human Genome Institute (NHGRI), teachers and experts in genetics and genetic counseling, GeneEd is a safe and useful resource for students and teachers in grades 9 – 12 to learn genetics…. Read More »

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Creating Effective Health Information Handouts

Posted by on September 10th, 2012 0 comments

By Deb Clark, NN/LM NER Healthy Communities COI Leader Hello All, Hope you had a relaxing summer break. The Healthy Communities COI has some great educational webinars planned for fall. We’ll begin on October 10 with a session, “Creating Effective Health Information Handouts.” I’ll show examples of patient education materials which are easy to read… Read More »

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Clear: Conversations Project

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By Margot Malachowski, Health Literacy COI Leader This summer, the Health Literacy COI invited five organizations in the New England Region to participate in our Clear: Conversations project. Clear: Conversations is a program created by Health Literacy Missouri to empower patients to communicate effectively with their health care providers. The program teaches patients how to… Read More »

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