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What you may have missed on @nnlmmcr: May 29-June 30, 2012

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June 25-29, 2012

  • 9% of the U.S. population over the age of five is Limited English Proficient – find out more ow.ly/bXWy2
  • Researchers have a better understanding of how bacterial communities affect human health and disease. ow.ly/bVmC4
  • What does today’s decisions regarding the Affordable Care Act mean to you? ow.ly/bTNlo
  • Reviewing the evidence: ADHD treatment options ow.ly/bS8sZ
  • How will you know the #SCOTUS ruling on the ACA tomorrow? Follow #HCRdecision or #HealthJustice and be part of the tweet chat
  • eScience chat event – join Sally Gore and Lamar Soutter who will help us get from nebulous to knowledgeable about it.ow.ly/bRwBS

June 18-22, 2012

  • Tomorrow is National HIV Testing Day! The CDC has plans to expand HIV testing to pharmacies & retail-store clinics ow.ly/bPTrs
  • Researchers may have found a mechanism behind the largest known genetic risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. ow.ly/bLCds
  • NIH has an easy-to-read website on drug abuse & addiction. AND it has a read-out-loud feature! ow.ly/bIgK8
  • Guide to simplifying mobile access to health documents for patients and providers now available for public comment ow.ly/bGyFx
  • Wolters Kluwer Study – high degree of trust in online health information & success in self-diagnosis Is this Good? Bad? ow.ly/bC4q3
  • Erin Poetter, of OEC, talk on gaming concepts to improve health – gaining bigger role in health in health initiatives ow.ly/bBEde
  • 1 yr of timely/culturally sensitive health/wellness info for new/expectant moms in 22 countries via mobile phones. ow.ly/bE8B8
  • National Quality Forum (NFQ) has endorsed 14 patient safety measures to prevent complications. ow.ly/bIpKj

June 11-15, 2012

  • Check out the brand new Red Cross First Aid app and get expert advice for everyday emergencies in your hand. Free! ow.ly/bIfKa
  • NEJM report – For Health IT to become more productive requires healthcare delivery systems to be re-engineered ow.ly/bBise
  • Free HL7 interoperability standards/quality reporting webinar 06/18/12 hosted by Health Level Seven International ow.ly/bBhBM
  • Physician Sentiment Index – Doc’s optimism low regarding ability to deliver quality care and remain profitable ow.ly/bBht8
  • Health Literacy Innovations Adds HHS Uniform Glossary to Health Literacy Advisor. ow.ly/bxfy8 Update WILL be in training

June 4-8, 2012

  • Epion Health introduces a tablet to increase health literacy – designed for patient education @ point of care. ow.ly/bx1F4
  • Toolsets Available to Help Pharmacists and Physicians Implement E-Prescribing ow.ly/bso2a
  • More announcements from Mostashar – Blue Button Mash-Up challenge – bring BIG data together for the individual. ow.ly/bqFKR
  • Mostashari announces that final omnibus HIPAA rule (privacy-security-breach-NonDiscrimAct) out by the end of the summer ow.ly/bqze1
  • Health apps that link clinicians to their patients and visa versa…patient engagement apps on the rise ow.ly/bfEmZ
  • DeepDyve, a provider of rentable, peer-reviewed journal articles, Expands Service With PDF Downloads ow.ly/bh8El
  • 6 keys to the future of analytics and big data in healthcare ow.ly/bfqUG
  • VA contracts to deploy one of the largest health care mobility infrastructures in the world ow.ly/bpAUV
  • AARP Launches PHR ow.ly/bpAwJ
  • Walmart clinics go live with the cloud ow.ly/bpy5C
  • Ad changes by Disney – good first step, but 2015?!? ow.ly/bpgpI #bettertomorrow
  • Disney changes its advertising parameters to help Michelle Obama fight childhood obesity ow.ly/bpbhK #ChildhoodObesity
  • HHS stretches worth of healthcare data ow.ly/bplX5
  • 10 of the largest data breaches in 2012 … so far ow.ly/bplij
  • New colon cancer screening tool may increase testing. New test eliminates rigorous patient preparation. ow.ly/bnPEX #coloncancer
  • Datapalooza: harnessing the power of health data ow.ly/bnAHe

May 29 – June 1, 2012

  • The June issue of NIH News in Health is Now Out! ow.ly/blAGL
  • Spinal Cord Injury: Hope Through Research from NINDS ow.ly/bjgj9
  • June 27 is National HIV Testing Day ow.ly/bgXfE
  • Is this what you hear? “Patients don’t use the PHR-they don’t understand what it is” See PHR features that are useful. ow.ly/bf8y9
  • Need answers to your EHR Meaningful Use questions? Try ONC’s new blog ow.ly/bf7AO
  • 6 things patients want from social media, qucik, streamlined, clear, engaging, practical, and help heal. ow.ly/bdmk4
  • May is Older Americans Month! Retweet us or tweet @nnlmmcr w/ #OAM2012 and we’ll send you FREE Go4Life DVD & Book! #free #Go4Life
  • Injuries are the leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of one and 44 ow.ly/bfmKT
  • Should doctors stop patients from taking smartphone pictures? ow.ly/be8Oo

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