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Twitter Roundup August 1 to 17

August 1

Is population health management latest Health IT fad? http://www.informationweek.com/healthcare/clinical-systems/is-population-health-management-latest-h/240004578

Oregon coalition seeks to improve Latino healthcare access http://www.thelundreport.org/resource/coalition_seeks_to_improve_latino_healthcare_access

August 2

Transforming public health: A NewPublicHealth Q&A http://blog.rwjf.org/publichealth/2012/07/25/transforming-public-health-a-newpublichealth-qa/?cid=XEM_A6258

Thousands of Montana women gain free access to some preventive health care http://missoulian.com/news/state-and-regional/thousands-of-montana-women-gain-free-access-to-some-preventive/article_c5950506-dcc0-11e1-98fd-0019bb2963f4.html?comment_form=true

Free contraception for U.S. women begins August 1 http://www.ktvq.com/news/free-contraception-for-u-s-women-enacts-today/

August 3

Bubonic plague transmission studied by Washington State University scientist http://wsunews.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=32128&TypeID=1

Google gets it wrong on baby sleep safety http://www.medpagetoday.com/Pediatrics/GeneralPediatrics/34037

Protecting our Civil Rights in the era of digital health http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/08/protecting-our-civil-rights-in-the-era-of-digital-health/260343/

Group Health teams with hospital system in Pacific Northwest http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2012/August/01/group-health-providence-partnership-spokane.aspx

August 6

Washington State quit line for smokers is back in business. Today in Washington, 50 youths will start smoking http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2018828779_quitline02m.html

Montana healthcare professionals, moms gather to encourage breastfeeding during World Breastfeeding Week http://www.kpax.com/news/health-care-professionals-moms-gather-to-encourage-breastfeeding/

August 7

Minnesota first state to license dental therapists http://www.startribune.com/business/162430866.html?refer=y

Circumpolar Health Conference convenes in Fairbanks, reps from all 9 Arctic nations attend…and nnlmpnr is there http://www.alaskapublic.org/2012/08/06/circumpolar-health-conference-convenes-in-fairbanks/

August 8

The value of an EHR consultant http://ehrintelligence.com/2012/08/07/whats-the-value-of-an-ehr-consultant/

CDC: Cases of swine flu linked to ag fairs growing http://azstarnet.com/news/science/health-med-fit/cdc-cases-of-swine-flu-linked-to-ag-fairs-growing/article_85af41b1-9edd-5e2f-a0b4-43106746df40.html

August 9

$65M federal grant helps University of Washington turn lab research into medical products http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2018749947_translation23m.html

Battling the effects of domestic violence in rural Alaska communities http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/tackling-alaskas-domestic-violence-epidemic

First WIRED Health Conference to be held in Oct 2012. Better data can lead to better health http://www.rwjf.org/newsroom/product.jsp?id=74632

August 10

Balance disorders. Rosacea. Food allergies in kids. These topics and more in this month’s NIH News in Health http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/

New animated video from http://HealthIT.gov  – Health IT for You – Giving You Access to Your Medical Records http://www.healthit.gov/patients-families/multimedia

Lying Less Linked to Better Health http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2012/08/lying-less.aspx

This Oregon community health center has transformed young lives for 40 yrs http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/27831-1 Natl Health Center Week http://www.healthcenterweek.org/

August 13

Young Alaska Native men at high risk for suicide: study  http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/31/us-usa-alaska-suicides-idUSBRE86U05M20120731

Rural counties struggling to woo doctors http://tdn.com/news/local/cowlitz-county-among-many-areas-struggling-to-woo-doctors/article_1579a3aa-e442-11e1-9ad1-001a4bcf887a.html?comment_form=true

August 14

Ryba’s 16 rules of effective health information exchange http://www.govhealthit.com/news/rybas-16-rules-hie

Want to go to the doctor on your computer? Testing 4 telemedicine websites – results http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444025204577545170233085602.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

August 15

Health Care Where You Live – See what implementation of the Affordable Care Act means for your state http://www.healthcare.gov/law/resources/index.html

Military plans mega-database to track human studies http://www.forbes.com/sites/katiedrummond/2012/08/13/military-human-studies/

August 16

Oregon a national leader in breastfeeding rates http://community.statesmanjournal.com/blogs/socialservices/2012/08/13/oregon-a-national-leader-in-breastfeeding-rates

Baby talk: survey claims third of infant health websites are wrong http://www.nursingtimes.net/nursing-practice/clinical-zones/educators/baby-talk-survey-claims-third-of-infant-health-websites-are-wrong/5048175.article?blocktitle=Behind-the-Headlines&contentID=4530

August 17 

Alaska Library Network receives NLM funding to add teen health and wellness database http://www.capitalcityweekly.com/stories/080812/hea_1029035561.shtml

9 Out Of 10 Docs Recommend Mobile EHRs http://www.informationweek.com/healthcare/electronic-medical-records/9-out-of-10-docs-recommend-mobile-ehrs/240005677

 

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