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May

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David J. Lipman, MD, Leaves NLM After Nearly 30 Years of Service

Posted by on May 23rd, 2017 0 comments

David J. Lipman, MD, who served as the director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) since its creation almost 30 years ago, is assuming the position of Chief Science Officer at Impossible Foods, a company bringing innovative molecular techniques to the food industry. Under Dr. Lipman’s leadership, NCBI has become an essential resource… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, NCBI, NLM Resources, PubMed

May

17

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Recording for “Midday at the Oasis: PSR Update” Now Available!

Posted by on May 17th, 2017 0 comments

On April 19, NNLM PSR presented PSR Update! for the Midday at the Oasis monthly webinar. NNLM PSR staff highlighted the new PSR website, registering and signing up for classes and webinars, membership and staff changes. Some NLM updates were also covered. You can view the webinar by visiting our Midday at the Oasis page… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, General, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources

May

17

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NLM Resources for National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, May 2017

Posted by on May 17th, 2017 0 comments

May 2017 is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and public health professionals can find online health resources about exercise and fitness for all types of populations through National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) websites: Resources for the General Public: Find resources for exercise and physical fitness on MedlinePlus, including resources for… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

May

11

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NLM Resources on Opioid Abuse for Diverse Populations

Posted by on May 11th, 2017 0 comments

The CDC has declared opioid abuse an epidemic, calling it a serious public health issue. Two states, Florida and Maryland, have recently declared states of emergency in response to the opioid crisis. An estimated 1.9 million people in the US have a prescription opioid use disorder, while another 586,000 have a heroin use disorder. The… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Healthcare Professionals, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

May

08

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NLM VSAC Publishes Updated Electronic Clinical Quality Measure Value Sets for 2018 Reporting

Posted by on May 8th, 2017 0 comments

On May 5, 2017, 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 2017 annual update for the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) value sets for eligible hospitals, eligible… Read More »

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

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