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May

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“Branching Out: The MeSH Vocabulary” Video Updated

Posted by on May 30th, 2012 0 comments

Branching Out: The MeSH Vocabulary is an introduction to the development, structure and use of the MeSH vocabulary. The video may be of particular interest to searchers of MEDLINE/PubMed, and is used in the PubMed search classes offered by NLM and the National Training Center and Clearinghouse. This 11-minute video has been updated to include… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, PubMed

May

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2012 HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects RFP Released!

Posted by on May 30th, 2012 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has announced the solicitation of proposals for the 2012 HIV/AIDS Community Information Projects (RFP No. NLMLM2012384 B), from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects that will improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. Awards are offered for up to… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Funding, Public Health

May

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HHS Launches National Campaign to Educate Older Adults on Registering as Organ Donors

Posted by on May 29th, 2012 0 comments

An effort to educate adults 50 and older about the importance of registering to be organ, eye, and tissue donors was launched in observance of Older Americans Month. The campaign was developed by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), in partnership with the Administration for Community Living’s Administration on Aging and the National Institutes… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

May

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NLM Tools for EHR Certification and Meaningful Use

Posted by on May 25th, 2012 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine provides free access to vocabulary standards, applications, and related tools that can be used to meet US EHR certification criteria and to achieve Meaningful Use of EHRs. MedlinePlus Connect, RxNorm, SNOMED CT, and LOINC are resources either created by or supported by NLM that can be used for providing patient-specific… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records

May

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PCORI Seeks Applications to Fund $120 Million in Comparative Clinical Effectiveness Research in 2012

Posted by on May 24th, 2012 0 comments

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) released its first primary research funding announcements to support comparative clinical effectiveness research that will give patients and those who care for them the ability to make better-informed health care decisions. PCORI will award $120 million this year for innovative projects that effectively incorporate patients and stakeholders in research… Read More »

Posted in: Translational Science

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