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Jun

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World Health Organization Releases ICD-11

Posted by on June 26th, 2018 0 comments

The World Health Organization has released the newest version of the International Classification of Diseases, ICD-11.  The ICD tracks health trends and statistics globally.  The nearly 55,000 unique codes identify injuries, diseases, symptoms, and causes of death.  These codes are the common language that health care professionals use to share information worldwide. This new version… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data, EHR, Electronic Resources, Evaluation, General (all entries), Health History, Public Health, Resources

Jun

21

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NIH Launches Mobile App HerbList

Posted by on June 21st, 2018 0 comments

The National Institute of Health and the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health have released a great health resource that is available instantly at your fingertips! The mobile app HerbList is available for free on the Apple store and on Google Play. HerbList was designed to give consumers access to information about popular herbs… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), NIH, Resources

Jun

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Men’s Health Month

Posted by on June 6th, 2018 0 comments

June is Men’s Health Month. Coming up is also Men’s Health Week, which takes place the week leading up to Father’s Day. This year’s dates are June 11-17, 2018. According to menshealthmonth.org, “the purpose of Men’s Health Week is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Community Engagement, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), Health History, Resources

May

16

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Telehealth 101

Posted by on May 16th, 2018 0 comments

You may have heard terms like telemedicine, telehealth, or mhealth in discussions around providing clinical care or education from a distance. MedlinePlus defines telehealth simply as “using electronic communications to provide or get health care services.” Some definitions that might be found in around telehealth policies and legislation include:  Synchronous – live video and/or audio  Asynchronous – also known as “store and forward” and not live  Remote… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, EHR, Electronic Resources, General (all entries), Health Literacy, Resources

Mar

29

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What is the Fear of Public Places?

Posted by on March 29th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

There are quite a few people who prefer to avoid public places because they dislike them but others are actually fearful of them. Approximately 1.3% of the U.S. population will at some point in their lives experience fear of public places so intense it can be classified as a phobia. A phobia is an out… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Electronic Resources, General (all entries)

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