Category Archives: Clinicians

AAMC Workshop

Everywhere you look in academic medicine today major initiatives are underway that require fundamental changes in the way people work together. Effective teamwork takes a lot more than a group of individuals skillfully carrying out their specialized tasks. It requires … Continue reading

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Text Mining Summit and Mining Full Text

Last month I attended the Linguamatics Text Mining Summit in scenic Newport, RI and  presented an update on the work I have done in the past year using text mining on rounds to improve patient care. My presentation was very … Continue reading

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Keep your patients safer with AdverseEvents!

I now have access to AdverseEvents, the only standardized information source on post FDA approval drug safety. AdverseEvents features include RxScore®, the first actionable drug safety scorecard and RxSignal®, the only predictive notification of pending regulatory action. If you suspect a … Continue reading

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New Clinical Resource

The Dahlgren Library has just acquired ClinicalKey, the next stage in the evolution of online medical reference resources from Elsevier. This innovative tool revolutionizes the way physicians search for clinical answers, using breakthrough technology to anticipate their needs and provide … Continue reading

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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.  Not … 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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UpToDate

This is a reminder for MGUH clinicians that I have a personal subscription to UpToDate so I am able to use it on my iPad on rounds to help with patient care and medical education.  I can also email you … Continue reading

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