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Nikki Dettmar is the Acting Education and Assessment Coordinator. She earned a distance learning MSIS from the University of North Texas while living in Seattle and currently teaches via online distance education modalities. This is the first in a series of Technology Tuesday posts about the types of distance continuing education available, the technology involved,… Read More »
Posted in: Training & Education
HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is seeking comments on the preliminary definition of “Meaningful Use” of electronic health records (EHRs) as presented to the HIT Policy Committee on June 16. The meaningful use preamble and matrix give more details. Comments on the draft description of “Meaningful Use” are due by… Read More »
Are you on Facebook? Facebook is an extremely popular social networking site with more than 200 million active users. More than 100 million of those users log in at least once every day. It may have been invented in a Harvard dorm room, but Facebook is definitely not just for college students anymore. The fastest… Read More »
Posted in: News From NN/LM PNR
A new funding opportunity is being offered at the National Library of Medicine, by the National Information Center on Health Services Research & Health Care Technology (NICHSR). The purpose of the funding is to identify and pursue collaborations that advance the mission of Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce. A factsheet about… Read More »
Posted in: Funding
Wolfram|Alpha is a new search engine. Scratch that — it”s a “computational knowledge engine,” and also “the first step in an ambitious, long-term project to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable by anyone.” W|A has generated a lot of buzz since it launched on May 15.
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