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Jun

30

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NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program 2014-2015 Call for Applications!

Posted by on June 30th, 2014 0 comments

The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) has announced the 2014-2015 opportunity for the leadership program jointly sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and AAHSL, with an application deadline of August 1, 2014. The NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program is focused on preparing emerging leaders for the position of library director in academic… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training

Jun

27

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CDC Launches Blast Injury Mobile App!

Posted by on June 27th, 2014 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced the release of a new CDC Blast Injury mobile application, which may be downloaded for free from the iTunes store. The program is designed to assist in the response and clinical management of injuries resulting from terrorist bombings and other mass casualty explosive events. The… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Jun

26

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Check with NLM Before Discarding Journals

Posted by on June 26th, 2014 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine’s Journal Donation System makes it possible for libraries to determine whether NLM needs any volumes of the print journals they plan to discard. The system can be used by DOCLINE and non-DOCLINE libraries to offer any title, including titles not owned by NLM. The system can be accessed directly through the web… Read More »

Posted in: DOCLINE, General, NLM Resources

Jun

04

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NLM VSAC Publishes Annual Update for 2014 Eligible Professional CQM Value Sets

Posted by on June 4th, 2014 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine Value Set Authority Center (VSAC), in collaboration with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has published the annual update for the 2014 Eligible Professional Clinical Quality Measure (CQM) Value Sets. The update includes revised value sets to… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Electronic Health Records, NLM Resources

Jun

03

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NLM Mourns William G. Harless, PhD, Creator of the First Natural Language Computer Patient Simulation Model

Posted by on June 3rd, 2014 0 comments

William G. Harless, President and CEO of Interactive Drama Inc. and former National Library of Medicine employee and contractor, passed away this past May. Dr. Harless’ contributions to the NLM were many, including the creation of the first voice-activated interactive video patient simulation model in the mid-1980s. As Director of NLM’s Technological Innovations in Medical… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Education & Training, Search Tools

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