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Posts by archive: April 2009

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Apr

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Google Health and NLM

Posted by on April 29th, 2009

An interesting blog post from Google describing how the Google Health personal record system will work with NLM data vocabularies to ensure accuracy in patient’s personal records.

Posted in: Electronic Health Records, Hospital Libraries, Informatics

Apr

20

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What are the MeSH terms for economic stimulus funding?

Posted by on April 20th, 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) includes substantial funding for NIH and other aspects of health-care. Articles are already being published about this in journals indexed in MEDLINE. Articles about ARRA or “economic stimulus plan” are indexed with the following headings: Financing, Government/legislation & jurisprudence United States These articles are also indexed with other… Read More »

Posted in: NLM Resources

Apr

10

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NLM’s role in the Recovery Act

Posted by on April 10th, 2009

The NLM home page now has a link to a new page — NLM’s Role in the America Recovery and Investiment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). The National Library of Medicine will invest more than $84 million from the Recovery Act, by September 2010, into basic and applied research in biomedical informatics. This page provides… Read More »

Posted in: Funding

Apr

10

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Evernote: Cool Tool for Keeping Track of Everything

Posted by on April 10th, 2009

Evernote is a free tool for keeping track of all kinds of information: tasks, web pages, parts of web pages, pictures, and business cards. Besides capturing textual information, Evernote has an optical character recognition feature that turns words from pictures into searchable information — you can take a snapshot of a business card or label,… Read More »

Posted in: Web 2.0 Tools

Apr

01

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Cleveland Clinic Experiences with Microsoft HealthVault

Posted by on April 1st, 2009

The March 31 issue of The Plain Dealer, a Cleveland newspaper, published an article describing early patient experiences at the Cleveland Clinic with Microsoft HealthVault. Patients with chronic conditions, such as hypertension, take regular measurements that are sent to to Cleveland Clinic’s EHR system via HealthVault. Doctors at the clinic can monitor the results and… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records, Hospital Libraries, Informatics

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