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Data, Clinical Outcomes, and Librarians – What’s the Connection?

Posted by on February 29th, 2016 0 comments

What is the connection between data, clinical outcomes and the librarian?  Come and explore this connection with three of the nation’s leaders on big data and patient outcomes at the Using Data to Improve Clinical Patient Outcomes Forum on March 7, 2016.  Librarian participants will have the opportunity to explore how they can contribute to the… Read More »

Posted in: News From NN/LM PNR, Public Health, Training & Education

Feb

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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (Feb. 21-27)

Posted by on February 22nd, 2016 0 comments

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.  Why focus the focus on eating disorders? According to the National Association of Anorexia and Related Disorders (ANAD),  over one-half of teenage girls and nearly one-third of teenage boys use unhealthy weight control behaviors such as skipping meals, fasting, smoking cigarettes, vomiting, and taking laxatives.  ANAD also… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Health

Feb

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Join National Leaders in Clinical Data Forum

Posted by on February 22nd, 2016 0 comments

If you would like to learn from three of the nation’s leaders about the use of EHR-based data  to improve patient safety, quality of care, and evidence-based practice, plan to attend the in-person or live broadcast of the Using Data to Improve Clinical Patient Outcomes Forum on March 7, 2016, from 8:30-2:30 (PST). Join us on… Read More »

Posted in: News From NN/LM PNR, Public Health, Training & Education

Feb

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IOM workshop – Health Literacy and Precision Medicine: An Important Partnership

Posted by on February 17th, 2016 0 comments

Date: March 2, 2016 Time: 5:30 am-2:00 pm Pacific Time , 4:30 am-1:00 pm Alaska, 6:30 am- 3:00 pm Mountain Attend in-person: The meeting will be in Room 100 of the Keck Center of the National Academies located at 500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 Attend online: When registering select “Via Webcast” On March 2, 2016… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Feb

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Data Sciences Learning: Online and In-Person Opportunities

Posted by on February 17th, 2016 0 comments

Several online and in-person training opportunities can help jump-start your learning of data science topics. Some of the short courses and intensive training programs  listed below are offered in conjunction with NIH Big Data To Knowledge (BD2K) initiative programs. BD2K is a trans-NIH initiative established to enable biomedical research as a digital research enterprise, to… Read More »

Posted in: News from NIH, Technology, Training & Education

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