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Aug

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Utilization of checklists in the clinical setting to improve patient safety

Posted by on August 23rd, 2017 0 comments

The use of checklists have been proven to increase patient safety within the clinical setting. Notable studies have shown that when clinicians utilize checklists, central line infections are dramatically decreased and surgical morbidity and mortality is reduced. [1] Types of checklist include laundry lists, iterative checklists, diagnostic checklists and more.[2]  Clinicians use these tools to… Read More »

Posted in: Bioinformatics, Blog, Health Literacy, Patient Safety, Research

May

16

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NLM Pill Image Recognition Challenge Submission Ends May 31

Posted by on May 16th, 2016 0 comments

The NLM Pill Image Recognition Challenge submission period, which began April 4, will end at 5:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday May 31, 2016. A Federal Register Notice and Submission Instructions provide further information about the Challenge. As stated in the Federal Register Notice, individuals, private entities, and teams interested in submitting must first register. An… Read More »

Posted in: NIH, NLM Announcements

May

12

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NN/LM SCR Introduces Our Consumer Health Outreach Coordinator: Myriam Martinez-Banuelos

Posted by on May 12th, 2016 0 comments

Myriam Martinez-Banuelos, NN/LM SCR Consumer Health Outreach Coordinator, has been instrumental in helping establish the new office in Fort Worth.  Prior to transferring to the RML, she served as the Outreach Librarian for the UNT Health Science Center and has been developing outreach programming and services within the designated Lewis Library 24 county outreach region. In… Read More »

Posted in: Meet Me Monday, Outreach

May

10

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Upcoming Disaster Information Specialist CE Course Announcement

Posted by on May 10th, 2016 0 comments

Thursday May 12, 2016 at 1:30 pm ET. CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives) Response Efforts and Information Training John Koerner, MPH, CIH, Chief of the CBRNE Branch at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will discuss how ASPR and other… Read More »

Posted in: Classes, Disaster

May

09

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Funding opportunity: HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2016

Posted by on May 9th, 2016 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the solicitation of quotations from organizations and libraries to design and conduct projects for improving HIV/AIDS information access for patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers and the general public. Patients and the affected community need access to the most up-to-date and… Read More »

Posted in: Grants and Funding, Outreach

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