Category Archives: General

Linguamatics Text Mining Summit

In early October my colleague Emily Couvillon and I attended the Linguamatics Text Mining Summit in scenic New Castle, NH. We took workshops on how to use the Linguamatics I2E software more effectively and attended many interesting presentations by other … Continue reading

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International Clinical Librarian Conference

I recently attended the 9th International Clinical Librarian Conference (ICLC) in Leicester, England where I heard some interesting presentations and presented my paper Reducing diagnostic error by using DDx support on patient rounds. In my talk I described how diagnostic … Continue reading

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New Clinical Informationist!

We recently expanded our clinical rounding service by adding Emily Couvillon to the DML team as a Clinical Informationist. Her responsibilities include attending daily rounds, assisting with data management services, teaching information literacy classes and constructing searches for systematic reviews. … Continue reading

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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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Linguamatics Text Mining Summit

Last month I attended the Linguamatics Text Mining Summit at the Chatham Bars Inn on Cape Cod. I took a useful workshop on text mining for healthcare and participated in a roundtable on mining full text. I also heard many … Continue reading

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5th World Congress of Clinical Safety

Last week I attended the International Association of Risk Management in Medicine’s 5th World Congress of Clinical Safety at Harvard Medical School. The Congress theme was Smart Hospitals and Healthcare: Health Care Management & Leadership, Risk, Quality, and Productivity. I … Continue reading

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Harvard Leadership Institute

I recently attended the Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians in Cambridge, MA. The Institute was a week-long, thought-provoking educational program that focused on strategies for effective leadership in 21st century academic libraries. The course consisted of readings, lectures, films … Continue reading

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