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Category Archives: Government publications
From the CDC: The April issue of Health Communication Science Digest (HCSD or Digest) is now available at http://www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/ScienceDigest/index.html This month in the Digest are discussions of several new ideas and methodologies scholars are generating to better evaluate social media user-generated content and metrics. Other works examine user … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
From the AHRQ Electronic Newsletter: A new review from AHRQ’s Effective Health Care Program identifies areas that need more and methodologically better research about the efficacy of interventions to prevent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Specific therapies appear to be effective, … Continue reading
The Clinical-Community Relationships Measures (CCRM) Atlas was developed by Westat for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to identify ways to further define, measure, and evaluate programs based on clinical-community relationships for the delivery of clinical preventive services. The CCRM Atlas provides a measurement … Continue reading
The March 27 edition of Health Care Innovations Exchange from the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) focuses on schoolbased programs to assist at-risk youth in a variety of ways. The featured Innovations describe three school-based programs that enhanced access, particularly … Continue reading
EHS-Net Restaurant Food Safety Studies: What Have We Learned? – Laura Green Brown discusses the latest Environmental Health Specialists Network findings in restaurant food safety. This article is published in the March 2013 issue of the Journal of Environmental Health. Restaurant Food … Continue reading
The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) has released a new program brief that summarizes recent findings (2008-2012) from published articles and other reports sponsored by AHRQ that focus on minority health and disparities reduction focusing on cancer, cardiovascular disease, … Continue reading
The National Academies Press has published a book, Contagion of Violence: A Workshop Summary, based on a 2012 workshop. The past 25 years have seen a major paradigm shift in the field of violence prevention, from the assumption that violence is inevitable … Continue reading
Two new reports on quality are available from the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ). EHR-Generated Clinical Measures Useful in Estimating Quality of Care: Nine of 12 clinical quality measures generated by interoperable electronic health records showed good consistency … Continue reading