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What you may have missed on @nnlmmcr: July 01 – 31, 2012

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July 25 – 31, 2012

  • It’s not too late to register for tomorrow’s webinar on disaster planning for your communities vulnerable populations
  • Arts and the Military: Writing Project for Personnel with PTSD
  • Watch for upcoming article soon to be published in BMJ-Quality Safety… “Uncharted territory – Measuring costs of diagnostic errors…1 retweets
  • Researchers may change the approaches to the treatment of many cancers because of results in a new study.
  • The biggest challenge for HIE is not technical
  • Using Twitter to Put Disease Outbreaks on the Map
  • EHR, PHR, EMR? Know the lingo
  • What do you think of the future of IT? Does it excite you? Can you take it or leave it? Do you think “Yikes, I cant retire fast…
  • Find your inner Olympian – The 10-Minute Workout, Times Three
  • 40% of people who go online for health information print it out for their doctor
  • A woman suffers a heart attack every 90 seconds in the United States – do you know the 7 symptoms?
July 16 – 20, 2012
  • A better test to help doctors more accurately diagnose chronic kidney disease
  • 55% of Docs use EHR, 85% are satisfied with it and nearly 50% without EHR plan to purchase so says the CDC
  • Unexpected acceleration of relevant consumer health apps (now 13,600) in Apple’s AppStore
  • Why the EHR market is on the brink of mass consolidation
  • Have you added WISER to your iPad?
  • Was New York City’s limiting of trans fat in restaurants effective? Find out here:
  • LactMed is now on the NLM Drug Information Page
  • Connecting local PCPs of remotely located veterans to academic medical center campuses
  • Desktop, laptop, smartphone, iPad? How physicians use high-tech to manage workflow

July 10- 13, 2012

  • Health Net earned awards for T2X, its teen health literacy social website, and for Health Net Mobile. Check them out at
  • News about America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2012.
  • Johns Hopkins opens Center for Population Health IT
  • Disasters can lead to doubts about ethical choices
  • Team-based care will be focus of national health education center
  • Rural Relevance Under Healthcare Reform
  • Affordable Care and HITECH Acts are not as separate as some think
  • Physician Adoption of EHRs Accelerates, but Rural Providers Slow to Embrace EHRs
  • Fed Reg of HIT Embedded in New Law- FDA Safety & Innovation Act – language to regulate safety/functionality of HIT apps
  • 5 social media healthcare legal issues: privacy, content, IP infringmnt, unauthorized activities, regulatory compliance
  • Health IT Conference Study – 83% of healthcare IT pros allow iPads on networks. Instant access for all workers critical
  • Value of Plain Language – aftercare instructions via your EHR or the educational material on your on your Web site
  • Beware of EHR Alert Fatigue – Study of docs receiving Clinical Trial Alerts Study
  • AHRQ has 10 new free Spanish-language consumer publications.
  • Want to know how long you can safely keep meat in the refrigerator? Ask Karen.
  • Texting, HIPAA, clouds, and more from the Institute for Health Technology Transformation webinar series
  • Check out the NEW Lead Free Kids site –
  • Broadcasting live from inside a human stomach
  • Medication errors a big problem after hospital discharge

July 1 – 9, 2012

  • The doctor’s smartphone will see you now
  • Pros, cons of wireless technology in hospitals
  • Fear of EHRs being wrong leads doctors to code E&M services manually
  • A good starting place for finding information on men’s health.
  • 10 Great Summer iPad Apps
  • Bridging the Disparities Gap with Mobile Technology
  • 45% of 18-29-year-olds do most of their web browsing on their phone
  • Get CDC On Your iPad
  • Study on Childhood Asthma in Rural-Urban Areas
  • Harvard study in Archives of Internal Medicine, shows Massachusetts docs using EMRs have reduced malpractice claims.
  • U.S. Doc survey – laptop, smartphone and iPad usage increasing but report finds old-fashioned communication continues.
  • Simple questions can improve patient/clinician communication – great videos from AHRQ
  • 6 reasons healthcare organizations should archive to the cloud
  • FDA Approves First Rapid, Take-Home HIV Test
  • 9% of the U.S. population over the age of five is Limited English Proficient – find out more

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