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May

31

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Enhancement to MedlinePlus Connect Lab Test Responses

Posted by on May 31st, 2016

MedlinePlus Connect is a National Library of Medicine (NLM) service linking patient portals and electronic health record systems to context-relevant information from MedlinePlus. The Connect service returns relevant information for a patient’s specific diagnosis, medication, or lab test. In particular, since 2011 Connect has supported requests for lab test information using LOINC (Logical Observation Identifiers… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Electronic Health Records, MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus Connect

Apr

08

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NLM VSAC Publishes Updated Electronic Clinical Quality Measure Value Sets for 2017 Reporting

Posted by on April 8th, 2016

On April 6 the National Library of Medicine (NLM) 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), published the 2016 annual update for the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) value sets for eligible hospitals and eligible… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records, NLM Resources, Search Tools

Dec

16

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New NLM VSAC Collaboration Tool Launched

Posted by on December 16th, 2015

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Value Set Authority Center (VSAC) has just launched VSAC Collaboration; a tool to support communication, knowledge management and document management by value set authors and stewards. VSAC Collaboration provides a central site where value set authors can post value sets for collaborative discussion. In that site, teams can share… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, E-Science, Electronic Health Records, NLM Resources

Oct

20

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NLM Informatics Lecture Series on November 4: Use of Clinical Big Data to Inform Precision Medicine

Posted by on October 20th, 2015

The next session of the National Library of Medicine Informatics Lecture Series will be held on November 4, at 11:00am-12:00pm PST, with the feature presentation Use of Clinical Big Data to Inform Precision Medicine. The speaker will be Joshua Denny, MD, Associate Professor in the Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Electronic Health Records, Events, Informatics

Oct

09

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NLM Releases Two New Video Tutorials: RxClass and VSAC

Posted by on October 9th, 2015

The National Library of Medicine has announced the release of the first video tutorial for the RxClass Web application. The five-minute Searching and Navigating Through Drug Classes Using RxClass Application tutorial describes the RxClass major interface elements and functionalities. RxClass allows users to explore drug classes and their members, links the drug classes to drug… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Electronic Health Records, NLM Resources

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