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Sep

18

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Webinar Recording Available: NIH Common Data Element (CDE) Initiatives Overview

Posted by on September 18th, 2015 0 comments

NIH encourages the use of common data elements (CDEs) in clinical research, patient registries, and other human subject research in order to improve data quality and opportunities for comparison and combination of data from multiple studies and with electronic health records. The NIH Common Data Element Resource Portal provides access to information about NIH-supported CDEs,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, E-Science, Electronic Health Records, Non-NLM Resources

Aug

28

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New NLM Resource for Nursing Standards and Interoperability

Posted by on August 28th, 2015 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has released a new web page, Nursing Resources for Standards and Interoperability. The page is a resource for nurses, students, informaticians, and anyone interested in nursing terminologies for systems development. It describes the role of SNOMED CT and Laboratory Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) in implementing Meaningful Use… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Education & Training, Electronic Health Records, Informatics, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jul

15

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Redesigned Health IT Page and New RSS Feed

Posted by on July 15th, 2015 0 comments

NLM has announced the newly redesigned Health IT page. It showcases the useful products and tooling that NLM offers in the domain of clinical vocabulary standards and information exchange. It includes links for implementation resources, training opportunities, and research resources. The updated page has a Health IT News section with current news items. You also… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records, NLM Resources

May

13

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Assessing Patient Health Information Needs

Posted by on May 13th, 2015 0 comments

On May 7th, the Health Information Technology section of AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) sponsored the presentation A National Web Conference on Assessing Patient Health Information Needs for Developing Consumer Health IT Tools. Featured speakers included: Wanda Pratt, Ph.D., Professor, Information School, University of Washington James Ralston, M.D., Associate Investigator/Physician, Internal Medicine, Group… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Electronic Health Records, Informatics

May

08

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San Francisco General Hospital Library Receives NLM Grant to Reduce Health Disparities!

Posted by on May 8th, 2015 0 comments

Congratulations to Stephen Kiyoi, Library Director at San Francisco General Hospital, who is a Principal Investigator on a newly awarded three-year, $300,000 NLM Information Resource Grant to Reduce Health Disparities (G08) from the National Library of Medicine. The project, Patient Engagement with Personal Health Records, will support the research and development of better ways to… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Electronic Health Records, Funding

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