Monthly Archives: November 2013

Informationists and Infobuttons – AMIA Workshop

The jointly-sponsored American Medical Informatics Association/Association of Academic Health Sciences Librarians/Medical Library Association workshop “Achieving Meaningful Use: Using Standards to Bring Medical Information to Practitioners and Patients” held on November 15th at the Washington Hilton was a great success. ┬áNot … Continue reading

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“The Biggest Mistakes Doctors Make” WSJ 11/17/13

I highly recommend that you read this Wall Street Journal report on Health Care. Included are articles about preventable diagnostic errors, medical apps, robotic surgery pros/cons, hospital rooms of the future and care costs. The cover article about incorrect diagnoses … Continue reading

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Breaking New Ground

Informationist and rounding/bedside services for hospital and healthcare professionals have been an expanding service area for medical information professionals in recent years. Also, the rise of mobile technology has accelerated the growing trend for information professionals to be “embedded” within … Continue reading

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