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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.  Types of checklist include laundry lists, iterative checklists, diagnostic checklists and more. Clinicians use these tools to… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »