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EDUCATION – Breezing Along with the RML – Wednesday, Oct. 17, 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Breezing Along with the RML – Wednesday, Oct 17, 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT.    Topics:  1) Marty Magee will facilitate Education librarians from NN/LM MCR Resource Libraries, as they share what’s new and cool and their libraries!  2)  John Bramble will continue the discussion held during the RML Session at this year’s MCMLA Conference on social media methods that Network members are using  to engage their users,  followed by a  discussion on how the RML can effectively engage members. If you have an effective method for engaging your users, this is an opportunity to share your knowledge with us!

NOTE URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name.

Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Application Deadline: December 1, 2012.

The Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant provides one individual up to $1500 to support a career development activity that will contribute to the advancement in the field of medical informatics.The full grant application, including eligibility requirements, is available at: http://www.mlanet.org/awards/grants/

For additional information, contact Erinn Aspinall, Jury Chair, at aspin005@umn.edu.

What you may have missed on @nnlmmcr: September 1 – 30, 2012

Monday, October 8th, 2012

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September 21-30, 2012

  • New report demonstrates how HealthIT can improve patient safety ow.ly/e2Vs5
  • 15,000 help wanted ads for healthcare pros with EMR experience in U.S. This is a 31% annual increase for past few years ow.ly/dTwvZ
  • Consumer are far more willing to interact/engage with health IT than their physicians so says national survey. ow.ly/dWV6w
  • Motivational Gaming study/report showing promise amongst early teens struggling with obesity when done the right way. ow.ly/dYlP1
  • New report details planning for HIE in hurricane-prone states ow.ly/e0m0b
  • Attending APHA 2012? There’s an app for that ow.ly/dX80e
  • Results of the 2011 National Survey on Drug Use and Health @ ow.ly/dX7CH. Full report @ ow.ly/dX7Jc
  • Kids.gov has a new look – check it out ow.ly/dX7ed
  • Proposed new system for patients to report medical mistakes. ow.ly/dWF73

September 11-20, 2012

  • Hoarding disorder has been considered a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It now may be a unique diagnosis. ow.ly/dOxEp
  • NIH looking to collaborate on mobile health (aka mHealth) in a public/private partnership on mobile health ow.ly/dNvYZ
  • ONC says to EMR vendors – go for Blue Button ASAP! Challenge issued – Get this to consumers by early 2013. ow.ly/dLsoZ
  • More U.S. Adults Turning to Mobile Apps in Emergencies. The Red Cross has also released a Hurricane App. ow.ly/dO8qw
  • Johns Hopkins Pt Safety Team finds dx “fatal flaws” in ICU account for many annual deaths. ow.ly/dPASw Implications for…
  • New study shows evidence-based wellness program contributes to weight reduction in overweight & obese children & teens. ow.ly/dO7T0
  • New study: COPD Patients with low health literacy fare worse and have more ER visits. ow.ly/dIScB
  • Is gun violence a public health issue? ow.ly/dIC2A
  • 10 biggest HIPAA security breaches in the U.S. ow.ly/dHmRi
  • There are 480 codes for a fractured kneecap – keeping up with ICD-10 ow.ly/dHe1T
  • Web based privacy & security training games for medical practices…NO cost to you. An ONC service ow.ly/dF7iA
  • Consider the “spin” in medical news when evaluating results. ow.ly/dGAEY and ow.ly/dGAKr
  • VA please with reports that 1 Million patients sign on to Blue Button to access their personal health record ow.ly/dALlT
  • New IOM report “Best Care at Lower Cost” now available. ow.ly/dFveP Note emphasis on knowledge/information.
  • Keeping fingers crossed a #Librarian gets thanked during acceptance speeches. Lasker award winners announced. ow.ly/dBFkf

September 1-10, 2012

  • Epic/Surescripts Marriage Delivers Secure Clinical Messaging ow.ly/dBsef
  • Researchers have developed a new prosthetic technique that can restore vision to blind mice. ow.ly/dyub3
  • Military PTSD: All-Star Scientists Start Mental Health Mega-Project ow.ly/dwk9T
  • Calling all Mental Health professionals. @samhsagov needs your help to improve their website. Learn more: ow.ly/dsAEk
  • Video Dial-a-Doctor Seen Easing Shortage in Rural U.S. ow.ly/dwmDX
  • HL7 (Health Level Seven International) offers free license to their resource starting in the first quarter of 2013. ow.ly/duCFI
  • VA Reports that 1 million patients now registered for Blue Button to access their personal health records ow.ly/dsi2k
  • Ascension Health announces agreement to buy 36-hospital system ow.ly/dvSwl
  • CliniPAK – suitcase sized portable EHR interface for people with limited computer literacy/reliable electrical service. ow.ly/eiL3h
  • Suicide Awareness Day is September 10. Check out this SAMHSA toolkit on preventing suicide – ow.ly/dsA52
  • A 10 year systematic review of interventions to improve quality of care in hospitals ow.ly/dseZM
  • Effects of an online personal health record on medication accuracy and safety: a cluster-randomized trial ow.ly/dsfKt
  • Evolution of the hospitalist ow.ly/ds7SV

What’s New in PubMed? If you missed the Spotlight session – recording now available.

Monday, October 1st, 2012

See the recording – presented by Rachel Vukas on Sept. 24:   http://ow.ly/e7sKi

EDUCATION – Breezing Along with the RML – Wednesday, Oct. 17, 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Breezing Along with the RML – Wednesday, Oct 17, 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT.    Topics:  1) Marty Magee will facilitate Education librarians from NN/LM MCR Resource Libraries, as they share what’s new and cool and their libraries!  2)  John Bramble will also be presenting.

NOTE URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name.