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NLM Announcements

National Institutes of Health, U.S. National Library of Medicine

10/04/2017 04:00 PM EDT

We couldn’t resist another encore. October is National Medical Librarians Month. What better time to once again feature rock star medical librarians? Our initial idea was inspired by NLM director Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan who wrote In a blog post last year: “I’m all for the ‘rock star’ librarian idea.” We were, too. So, we began…
10/04/2017 01:55 PM EDT

On September 29, 2017, The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Value Set Authority Center (VSAC), in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), published an addendum to the eCQM annual update specifications originally published in May 2017. This addendum updates eCQM value sets for the 2018 reporting period for Eligible Hospitals (EHs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and the performance period for Eligible Professionals (EPs) and Eligible Clinicians.
10/04/2017 11:00 AM EDT

By Susan Speaker ~ World War I is notable for the size of the armies involved, the huge number of casualties, and the vast amount
09/27/2016 11:00 AM EDT

Louis W. Sullivan, MD, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1989–1993, will speak on “A Personal Perspective on Race, Opportunity and the U.S.
09/20/2016 11:00 AM EDT

By Sarah Owen and Sarah Eilers “Sanctuary, refuge, hospital….The doors are locked, but it’s not a prison that we enter….This is his job, his living.
09/13/2016 11:00 AM EDT

By Patricia Tuohy The National Library of Medicine partners with hundreds of libraries and cultural institutions across the country and around the world in an
09/08/2016 11:00 AM EDT

Brett Bobley will speak at 2 PM ET on September 20th at the National Library of Medicine on “International Big Data Research in the Humanities & Social
09/02/2016 11:00 AM EDT

By Ginny A. Roth More than just a tool to keep children occupied, coloring books provide an entertaining, friendly, and interactive medium that can simplify
08/25/2016 11:45 AM EDT

By Anne Rothfeld The National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its centennial on August 25, 2016.  From Maine to Hawaii, the breadth of NPS includes parks,
08/18/2016 11:00 AM EDT

by Erika Mills Every two years, the Olympics Games make heroes out of the world’s athletic elite. Champions win worldwide fame, admiration, and influence along
08/09/2016 11:00 AM EDT

By Jennifer Brier, Anne Armstrong, Julie Kutruff, Erin Carlson Mast, Patricia Tuohy Creative individuals and institutions in Washington DC have moved beyond what often comes
08/02/2016 11:00 AM EDT

By Jeffrey S. Reznick The richness of Flemish history came alive here at the NLM recently, when we were honored to host a visit of
07/26/2016 11:00 AM EDT

By Ginny A. Roth We’ve all been there. It’s finally time for that fun summer barbecue. You’re surrounded by family and friends, the weather is
07/20/2016 11:00 AM EDT

By Michael Sappol Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011. In the early decades of the twentieth century a modernizing imperative
07/13/2016 11:00 AM EDT

By Margaret Kaiser The Library has recently acquired a rare work on medicinal plants by Leonhart Fuchs: Le Benefice commun de tout le monde, ou
07/06/2016 11:00 AM EDT

Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Magnus Vollset. Dr. Vollset is a researcher at the University of Bergen, Norway, and holds a PhD in medical history
07/01/2016 11:00 AM EDT

Three years ago this week, we launched Circulating Now to explore, share, and celebrate the value of the NLM’s world-renowned historical collections and programs for

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