WISER for Android 2.0 available

From the National Library of Medicine: The National Library of Medicine WISER for Android 2.0 is now available and can be installed directly from the Google Play Store.  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.nih.nlm.wiser WISER now fully integrates content from the Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM) website.  http://chemm.nlm.nih.gov/ New hospital provider and preparedness planner profiles Acute care guidelines for 6 known mass casualty agents/agent classes … Continue reading WISER for Android 2.0 available

Using patient-reported data to improve chronic disease care

From AHRQ's Innovations Exchange: According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, chronic diseases are responsible for 70% of deaths in America each year, and 75% of the nation's health care spending focuses on chronic conditions. Using patient-reported data to help manage chronic disease care and reduce costs is a strategy that many … Continue reading Using patient-reported data to improve chronic disease care

TOXMAP and TOXNET now include 2011 EPA Toxics Release Inventory data (TRI)

From the National Library of Medicine: The National Library of Medicine (NLM) TOXNET TRI and TOXMAP now include the 2011Toxics Release Inventory data, the most current US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data available. The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), a resource of the EPA, is a set of publicly available databases containing information on releases of specific toxic chemicals and their management as … Continue reading TOXMAP and TOXNET now include 2011 EPA Toxics Release Inventory data (TRI)

New version of NLM’s WISER for iOS 3.1 released

The National Library of Medicine's WISER for iOS 3.1, a universal app for Apple iOS devices, is now available.  Here’s what’s new: WISER now fully integrates content from the Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management (CHEMM) website.  This integration includes: New hospital provider and preparedness planner profiles Acute care guidelines for 6 known mass casualty agents/agent classes The addition of … Continue reading New version of NLM’s WISER for iOS 3.1 released

Emergent research conversation – Alex daSilva & PainTrek

Alex DaSilva, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences, and Director of the Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort (H.O.P.E.) at University of Michigan School of Dentistry, will share his methods and innovations in the area of chronic pain disorders. Research such as efforts in collecting fMRI data during a migraine attack to … Continue reading Emergent research conversation – Alex daSilva & PainTrek

REMM updated

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS), has released a major new versions of the Radiation Emergency Medical Management web site and Mobile REMMapp. Important changes are listed below. Creation of REMM Multimedia Library REMM YouTube channel: 4 new videos uploaded Improved REMM bibliography Updated Prototype for Medical Orders New sections for "Other … Continue reading REMM updated

New CDC flu app!

The CDC has released a new app for clinicians and other health care professionals that let's them find the CDC’s current influenza recommendations and influenza activity updates.  It's available for Apple iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch.  The CDC Influenza App can be downloaded from the Apple App store. The app lets you: View updated information on national flu activity  … Continue reading New CDC flu app!

Coming next: Using an app as prescribed

From the New York Times: Before long, your doctor may be telling you to download two apps and call her in the morning. Smartphone apps already fill the roles of television remotes, bike speedometers and flashlights. Soon they may also act as medical devices, helping patients monitor their heart rate or manage their diabetes, and … Continue reading Coming next: Using an app as prescribed

WISER for iOS 3.0 now available

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders (WISER) for iOS 3.0, a universal app for Apple iOS devices, is now available. This new release adds native support for the iPad.  Search WISER’s full set of known substances, employ WISER’s popular Help Identify Chemical capability, and leverage WISER’s protective distance mapping … Continue reading WISER for iOS 3.0 now available