Q--the Quality of Much of the Health-Related Writing on the Web is Poor. Is There Any Way Freelance Medical Writers can Improve the Situation? (Freelance Forum)

Q–the Quality of Much of the Health-Related Writing on the Web is Poor. Is There Any Way Freelance Medical Writers can Improve the Situation? (Freelance Forum)

A–There is a lot of bad writing out there, especially in the health care field and particularly on the Web. I do believe there are opportunities for freelance medical writers to help correct this problem, but it won’t be easy. Like the first step in a 12-Step program, I believe the greatest barrier to improving […]

Assessment of Health Sciences and Science and Technology Librarian E-Science Educational Needs to Develop an E-Science Web Portal for Librarians (Brief Communications) (Report)

Assessment of Health Sciences and Science and Technology Librarian E-Science Educational Needs to Develop an E-Science Web Portal for Librarians (Brief Communications) (Report)

In 2007, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Joint Task Force on Library Support for E-Science issued its report outlining five goals to guide research libraries’ burgeoning endeavors in offering e-science services and initiatives [1]. Since 2007 and the ARL report, the library scholarly literature, including recent communications from ARL e-science task force member James […]

Web Usability Testing with a Hispanic Medically Underserved Population (Report)

Web Usability Testing with a Hispanic Medically Underserved Population (Report)

INTRODUCTION Lack of health literacy (the ability of the individual to find and use information to make informed health decisions) has been named one of the biggest problems in the United States by the surgeon general and the Institute of Medicine [1, 2]. Low health literacy affects 90 million people nationwide and costs the United […]

Nuance Dragon Medical Mobile Search Now Available from the Apple App Store; Clinicians can Search Medical References Any Time, Any Place, And Get Results from Online Medical Web Sites Such As Drugs.Mobi, IMO, Medline, Medscape and Google - All at Once on the Iphone

Nuance Dragon Medical Mobile Search Now Available from the Apple App Store; Clinicians can Search Medical References Any Time, Any Place, And Get Results from Online Medical Web Sites Such As Drugs.Mobi, IMO, Medline, Medscape and Google – All at Once on the Iphone

ENPNewswire-20 August 2010-Nuance Dragon Medical Mobile Search Now Available From the Apple App Store; Clinicians Can Search Medical References Any Time, Any Place, and Get Results from Online Medical Web sites such as Drugs.mobi, IMO, MedLine, MedScape and Google – All at Once on the iPhone(C)2010 ENPublishing – http://www.enpublishing.co.uk Release date- 19082010 – BURLINGTON, Mass. […]

A Web Based Module for Capturing Acute Coronary Events in Indian Hospitals (Editorial) (Report)

A Web Based Module for Capturing Acute Coronary Events in Indian Hospitals (Editorial) (Report)

Web-based secure communication systems have revolutionized data collection systems in medical research. Such systems provide opportunities for a study with exceptionally large sample sizes and have the potential to provide timely information about current trends in disease incidence, treatment, and outcomes. Globally, National Audit of Myocardial Infarction Project (MINAP) (1), Prospective Registry Evaluating Outcomes after […]