Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Medical Librarians in Medical Education (Week of September 23, 2013)

Earlier this week, there was an editorial in JAMA focusing on the roles of librarians in health care. Julia F. Sollenberger, MLS; Robert G. Holloway Jr, MD. The Evolving Role and Value of Libraries and Librarians in Health Care. JAMA. 2013;310(12):1231-1232. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.277050. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleID=1741829 This sparked last night's powerful conversation between the simultaneous Twitter chat's by … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Medical Librarians in Medical Education (Week of September 23, 2013)

Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Random Roundup (Week of September 16, 2013)

Keeping things simple today, here is a short un-themed selection of some of my favorite or popular tweets from the past couple weeks, all of them with hashtags to explore. If looking at what the library did I look at WHAT we contributed to. #medlibs pic.twitter.com/DKn2SpxKuF— Tony Nguyen (@TonyNguyen411) September 20, 2013 @pfanderson: Using library … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Random Roundup (Week of September 16, 2013)

Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Journals Clubs on Twitter (Week of September 9, 2013)

Last week, I discovered there are several medical or healthcare related journal clubs running with Twitter as the platform for the conversation, or to coordinate a face-to-face event. @pfanderson @DrRKSingal @mahoneyr @HMVJC @nursefriendly @joyclee There are a few - @ClinPsyJC, #AmbJC (ambulatory care) #twitjc #hcsm— Holly Hampson (@hhampson) August 26, 2013 I found even more, … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Journals Clubs on Twitter (Week of September 9, 2013)

Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Healthcare Leaders on the Future of Medical Librarians (Week of September 2, 2013)

This week I was privileged to participate in a Twitter chat for the healthcare leaders group, #HCLDR. Health Care Leaders (#HCLDR) Sept 3 Chat – What's Emerging Tech Got to Do With Us? http://hcldr.wordpress.com/2013/09/01/sept-3-emerging-tech/ As part of this chat, they were discussing how they envision what medical librarians and libraries can be engaged with emerging … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Healthcare Leaders on the Future of Medical Librarians (Week of September 2, 2013)

Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): AMEE & More MedEd (Week of August 26, 2013)

As many of you already know, the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) had their big annual meeting this week, so the wires were just BUZZING with medical education content! Their hashtag was #AMEE13, but related tags being used heavily included #FOAMed and #MedEd. So, here are the top MedEd tweets of the week, … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): AMEE & More MedEd (Week of August 26, 2013)

Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Information Flows (Week of August 19, 2013)

I am seriously intrigued by this health record information flow diagram that has been making the rounds on Twitter recently. Must see diagram: Who receives #patients #health #data? by @theIOM via ‏@AMIAinformatics. #InfoSec #hipaa #interop pic.twitter.com/46lVDd34PT— Wen Dombrowski MD (@HealthcareWen) August 9, 2013 This is from a 1997 book available free online via National Academy … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Information Flows (Week of August 19, 2013)

Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Sam Ford & Smörgåsbord (Week of August 12, 2013)

Isn't that a nice rhyme for a late Friday afternoon? Sam Ford and Smörgåsbord? But really, it is about healthcare. This week the Carpool Healthcare chat (#CPHC) had Sam Ford as an invited guest on the topic of patient engagement and health literacy issues in outreach. It was an exceptionally interesting chat, with many useful … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Sam Ford & Smörgåsbord (Week of August 12, 2013)

Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Medical Librarians Take On Emerging Technology (Week of August 5, 2013)

MLA Systematic Review: Emerging Technologies: http://bit.ly/MLASRetech OR https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHBacW9KdmlSWUpzbW1ieGVzTkFPZ3c6MQ The Medical Library Association has initiated a large systematic review project to assess the level of evidence available to support the profession and practice of medical librarianship in several very important questions. This team, #6, has been assigned to explore this topic: The explosion of information, expanding … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Medical Librarians Take On Emerging Technology (Week of August 5, 2013)

Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Beyond the Microbiome (Week of July 29, 2013)

I've been blogging elsewhere about microbiome research, and collecting a ridiculous number of links and articles about it. I've been lucky enough to have long conversations with some of our faculty who are publishing in this area. This week one of the faculty asked me to proofread a chapter they are writing about the microbiome, … Continue reading Hashtags of the Week (HOTW): Beyond the Microbiome (Week of July 29, 2013)