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AiCPG Announces Launch of New Clinical Practice Guideline Clearinghouse Coming in 2019

Posted by on December 12th, 2018

The Alliance for the Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines (AiCPG) has just issued a press release announcing the launch of a new medical guideline tool, “Guideline Clearinghouse 2.0,” scheduled for the first quarter of 2019. The resource is designed to replace the best features of AHRQ’s National Guidelines Clearinghouse (NGC), which is no longer supported…. Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data, Healthcare Professionals, Non-NLM Resources, Search Tools



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AHRQ National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) Website Ceasing Operations July 16

Posted by on July 9th, 2018

An announcement posted on the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) website states that “because federal funding through AHRQ will no longer be available to support the NGC,” the site will shut down after July 16. A similar AHRQ online database, the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse, also will close up shop after July 16. The NGC debuted… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Healthcare Professionals, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools



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NIH Request for Information (RFI) on the Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Strategic Plan (FY 2018-2022)

Posted by on December 5th, 2017

A Request for Information (RFI) has been issued to invite comments and suggestions on the first National Institutes of Health (NIH) Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Strategic Plan, to solicit input from stakeholders, including members of the scientific, tribal, advocacy, and patient communities; basic, clinical, and translational scientists; as well as other interested members of… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Health Disparities, Healthcare Professionals



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Use HealthReach to Locate Breast Feeding Resources in Multiple Languages

Posted by on August 1st, 2017

August 1-7 is World Breast Feeding Week. Health professionals may need to provide reliable information about breast feeding to new mothers with limited English proficiency. HealthReach, a free online tool from the National Library of Medicine, includes printable handouts in multiple languages on the topic of breast feeding, as well as some video and audio resources. Following… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Events, Healthcare Professionals, NLM Resources, Search Tools



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2017 DailyMed/RxNorm Jamboree Workshop September 19 @ NLM

Posted by on July 24th, 2017

The National Library of Medicine is sponsoring the fifth annual DailyMed/RxNorm Jamboree Workshop on September 19, 9:00am to 4:30pm EDT. The session will be held at NLM in Bethesda, MD, but the proceedings will be Webcast and archived. The Jamboree is a free public meeting; however, registration is required and seating is limited. Speakers from… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events, Healthcare Professionals, NLM Resources, Public Health

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