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What you missed on @nnlmmcr (MCR on Twitter): May 01-28, 2012

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May 25, 2012

One can lower their risk of heart attack by using the Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes(TLC) guide by the NHLBI

May 24, 2012

6 reasons docs need to be on social media – To show what’s going on behind the scenes, raise patient empathy for doc

Tablet usage by docs jump – Key findings – more screens more online use, iPad king, online videos use way up.

Practicing with Health 2.0 – Its like the wild wild west out there where laws have yet to catch up.

Control your iPad/iPhone with your eyes? Yes, according to this year’s winner of the European eHealth challenge

Dept of Homeland Security’s top 10 mobile app security and privacy rules

Who do patients trust more – Online Health Info vs. Insurer/Health Plan Health Info? Online Health Info Wins.

May 21, 2012

Latest RWJ report on HIT and EMR adoption shows slow going. Hospital adoption up 18% over last year.

May 18, 2012

RT @ NLM Caregiver Info FDA Issues #MultipleSclerosis Drug Alert on Gilenya (fingolimod)

May 17, 2012

10 strange but used ICD-10 codes…W6133XA – being pecked by chicken or W5541XA – being bitten by pig

I.T.’s Role in Rescuing Academic Medical Centers. Slideshow with links to full report. Nice mention of UMKC efforts

Tips to keep patients engaged with Facebook pages – controversy, story, and employees as advocates are big

Are you getting your share of EHR incentive cash? Study shows $20B/yr goes to waste. Maybe $ isn’t the right incentive?

RWJF – Its time to engage patients in their health via EHR Stage 2 criteria. This could change U.S. health long term

May 15, 2012   

IHI open school case study on physicians locking on a diagnosis too early. Read the case study at and comment. Do…

May 11, 2012

Five Ways Faulty Health IT Implementation Can Hurt Patient Care

Clinical and translational research strives to transform laboratory discoveries into new therapies for patients.

May 10, 11:20am   

Surprise? Higher prices & greater use of tech. appear to be main factors driving high US rates of healthcare spending.

What do those terms & acronyms mean? Reuters published Vocabulary of Healthcare Reform PDF Report

Managing population health requires new skill sets, new infrastructures and automation, according to iHT2.

Osterman Research has boiled long list down to to 6 reasons to manage and archive your social media –

May 09, 2012

Spanish-language videonovela on type 2 diabetes management

Bringing “medical grade” security to hospital WiFi

May 07, 2012

EHR Vendors Ask For Meaningful Use Reporting Changes

May is Older Americans Month! Retweet us or tweet @ w/ #OAM2012 and we’ll send you a FREE Go4Life DVD and Book! #free #Go4Life

May 04, 4:05pm   

Rural Assistance Ctr. has Health Information Technology Toolkit with Federal resources for rural healthcare providers

May 03, 9:09am   

Save the Date May 15, 2012 12PM Central Time: Free NRHA Webinar on “How to Introduce and Manage Organizational Change”

Wolters Kluwer Survey: 71% of US nurses use smartphones. Biggest wishlist item? LWW’s Nursing 2013 Drug Handbook app

DC VA to launch EHR app for ~1000 clinicians using iPhone/iPad this summer. Time savings & moral boosting is expected.

NeHC University webinar today (May 3, 2012)! Keeping EHRs Error-Free: The Value of Patient Engagement

Have questions about HL&? Here are 8 common questions and their answers.

Non-U.S. providers / social media early adopters have improved communications, information sharing & clinical outcomes

May 01, 8:59am   

Telemonitored patients show no drop in readmissions and ED visits

May is Older Americans Month! Check out the website! and help spread the word that you’re never too old to play.

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