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What you may have missed on @nnlmmcr: August 1 – 31, 2012

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August 21 – 31, 2012

  • EHRs now part of Doc’s practice due to Meaningful Use. 82% of Docs in process/using EHR. 6% of Docs no plans to adopt.
  • Health insurers using soc. media, apps & games to push accountable care & to encourage more interest in member wellness
  • Don’t blame your mother!
  • Sometimes a good patient safety video is more powerful than print. Here’s one that speaks volumes. Is there a role for librarians
  • Health IT’s Next Big Challenge: Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • eHealth comm firm Enspektos’ survey found docs are more likely than nurses to find medical info in mobile apps credible
  • Automated health information ( and robotic healthcare ( are okay for many Americans

August 11 – 20, 2012

  • Does your library use Pinterest?
  • Iman Moradi helps libraries get their game on – Handheld Librarian 7

August 1 – 10, 2012

  • The future of health in your hand:
  • Brain circuit over-activates when patients with hoarding disorder decide whether to keep or discard their own things
  • Lot’s of great disaster apps from DIMRC – what’s DIMRC? Click here to find out
  • Clifford Lynch offered his thoughts on “Biomedical Libraries in the Next Decades: Open, Diffuse, and Very Personal” as part of NLM’s…
  • 8/15, 1pm ET, ASA #Webinar for #caregivers on how to balance work &at-home care #caregiving
  • Having problems keeping up with Medicare? The Medicare Learning Network offers resources to keep you informed-gratis.
  • Blue Button and EHRs in Vermont
  • Do EHRs result in better care? Many physicians say yes
  • Tai Chi and Qi Gong for wellness and health. NCCAM offers this brief, informative, and downloadable video series – free
  • Cars…the ultimate in mobile technology platform for health apps. Ford to launch IMS Health’s Allergy App
  • Of 1.2K docs polled, 75% prefer desktop computer for practice management with 6% who opt for smart phone. See why here!
  • More treatments, more mistakes (interesting take on how more tests introduce more error)
  • New app for PTSD

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