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May

02

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New Tutorial Approved for MLA CE Credit: Getting the Right Information to Patients Using MedlinePlus Connect

Posted by on May 2nd, 2019

The National Library of Medicine has announced the release of a new tutorial on MedlinePlus Connect. MedlinePlus is a website produced by NLM to provide high-quality health information written for the general public. MedlinePlus Connect is a tool that enables the integration of MedlinePlus resources into external systems like electronic health record systems, patient portals,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Electronic Health Records, Hospital Libraries, MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus Connect, NLM Resources

Feb

10

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MedlinePlus Reaches Major Milestone: Launch of Its 1000th Health Topic Page!

Posted by on February 10th, 2017

A major milestone was recently reached as MedlinePlus.gov launched its 1,000th health topic page about “Eye Care.” Created and maintained by the National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s website providing trusted health information to the public. The winner of multiple awards and a consistent top scorer among federal websites, MedlinePlus debuted… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Events, MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus Connect, NLM Resources

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

01

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MedlinePlus Connect now Supports ICD-10-CM!

Posted by on April 1st, 2014

MedlinePlus Connect now supports queries using ICD-10-CM codes. Upon receiving a problem code request with an ICD-10-CM code, MedlinePlus Connect returns relevant, patient-friendly health information from MedlinePlus, Genetics Home Reference, and other reliable health resources. MedlinePlus Connect will continue to support ICD-9-CM and SNOMED CT codes for problem code requests. Learn more on the MedlinePlus… Read More »

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

Oct

30

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MedlinePlus Connect Integrates Information from Genetics Home Reference

Posted by on October 30th, 2013

The National Library of Medicine has released an enhancement to MedlinePlus Connect, NLM’s service for patient portals and electronic health record (EHR) systems. MedlinePlus Connect makes it easy for EHRs to link to targeted information for patients from MedlinePlus, using their existing coding for diagnoses (problem codes), medications, and laboratory test results. The latest enhancement… Read More »

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

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