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Clinical Use of Wearable Technology

Posted by on July 26th, 2017 0 comments

While privacy concerns, accuracy of data collected, and FDA approval are all concerns in wearable technology, interest in clinical use of the devices has already begun. Some devices in use include: Compact electrocardiogram monitor. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease and stroke are the two cause of death in American adults. Cardiovascular monitoring… Read More »

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Posted by on June 22nd, 2017 0 comments

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases.  Originally created in 2004 by a small group of researchers at Vanderbilt University who needed a HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant data collection tool, it has evolved into a free, consortium-based secure web application… Read More »

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NNLM RD3: Resources for Data-Driven Discovery

Posted by on June 9th, 2017 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine has just launched a new website: NNLM RD3: Resources for Data-Driven Discovery! Originally known as the eScience Portal for Librarians and initiated by the NNLM New England Region at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 2009, the portal transitioned to the NNLM’s national website this past May… Read More »

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Inclusive Design 24 – A Free 24-Hour Online Community Event on Accessibility

Posted by on June 5th, 2017 0 comments

Hi everyone! I’m the Program Coordinator at NNLM PNR, and as such share in the responsibility of keeping our web content accessible. People are becoming more aware of the importance of making digital media and online content accessible to everyone, and events like the recent “Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)” are helping educate those responsible… Read More »

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PNR Rendezvous webinar, "Data Education Resources for Anyone, Anywhere"

Posted by on April 13th, 2017 0 comments

Nicole Vasilevsky, Research Assistant Professor in the Ontology Development Group in the Oregon Health & Science University Library in Portland, Oregon, will be presenting about the development of online Open Educational Resources (OERs) that cover various topics in data science. These OERs can be used as ‘out of the box’ courses for students, or materials for educators to… Read More »

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