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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
  • Researchers have a better understanding of how bacterial communities affect human health and disease.
  • What does today’s decisions regarding the Affordable Care Act mean to you?
  • Reviewing the evidence: ADHD treatment options
  • 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

June 18-22, 2012

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

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!
  • NEJM report – For Health IT to become more productive requires healthcare delivery systems to be re-engineered
  • Free HL7 interoperability standards/quality reporting webinar 06/18/12 hosted by Health Level Seven International
  • Physician Sentiment Index – Doc’s optimism low regarding ability to deliver quality care and remain profitable
  • Health Literacy Innovations Adds HHS Uniform Glossary to Health Literacy Advisor. 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.
  • Toolsets Available to Help Pharmacists and Physicians Implement E-Prescribing
  • More announcements from Mostashar – Blue Button Mash-Up challenge – bring BIG data together for the individual.
  • Mostashari announces that final omnibus HIPAA rule (privacy-security-breach-NonDiscrimAct) out by the end of the summer
  • Health apps that link clinicians to their patients and visa versa…patient engagement apps on the rise
  • DeepDyve, a provider of rentable, peer-reviewed journal articles, Expands Service With PDF Downloads
  • 6 keys to the future of analytics and big data in healthcare
  • VA contracts to deploy one of the largest health care mobility infrastructures in the world
  • AARP Launches PHR
  • Walmart clinics go live with the cloud
  • Ad changes by Disney – good first step, but 2015?!? #bettertomorrow
  • Disney changes its advertising parameters to help Michelle Obama fight childhood obesity #ChildhoodObesity
  • HHS stretches worth of healthcare data
  • 10 of the largest data breaches in 2012 … so far
  • New colon cancer screening tool may increase testing. New test eliminates rigorous patient preparation. #coloncancer
  • Datapalooza: harnessing the power of health data

May 29 – June 1, 2012

  • The June issue of NIH News in Health is Now Out!
  • Spinal Cord Injury: Hope Through Research from NINDS
  • June 27 is National HIV Testing Day
  • Is this what you hear? “Patients don’t use the PHR-they don’t understand what it is” See PHR features that are useful.
  • Need answers to your EHR Meaningful Use questions? Try ONC’s new blog
  • 6 things patients want from social media, qucik, streamlined, clear, engaging, practical, and help heal.
  • 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
  • Should doctors stop patients from taking smartphone pictures?

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