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Cleveland Clinic Experiences with Microsoft HealthVault

Posted by on April 1st, 2009

The March 31 issue of The Plain Dealer, a Cleveland newspaper, published an article describing early patient experiences at the Cleveland Clinic with Microsoft HealthVault. Patients with chronic conditions, such as hypertension, take regular measurements that are sent to to Cleveland Clinic’s EHR system via HealthVault. Doctors at the clinic can monitor the results and… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records, Hospital Libraries, Informatics



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Are Hospitals Starting to Relax IT Restrictions?

Posted by on February 23rd, 2009

Alison Aldrich, Technology Coordinator for the NN/LM Pacific Northwest Region, wrote an interesting blog post called, “(Fire)Wallflowers Invited to Dance?” She presents some evidence that firewall rules against Web 2.0 tools (such as blogs, wikis, etc.) are beginning to relax a bit at hospital libraries. Her blog post is available at: Well worth reading!… Read More »

Posted in: Hospital Libraries, Security Issues



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Learn About Electronic Health Records

Posted by on February 23rd, 2009 Tags: , ,

Are you interested in learning about electronic health records? The NN/LM Pacific Northwest Region held an Electronic Health Record Forum in October of 2008. The purpose of the forum was to “ensure that health sciences librarians are an integral and important part of the electronic health records (EHR) team in healthcare organizations.” Speakers included several… Read More »

Posted in: Electronic Health Records, Hospital Libraries

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