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Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Intute for Health Seminars

As a one-off special, to celebrate the launch of Intute, they are offering the following seminar FREE OF CHARGE to UK lecturers, researchers or librarians:

• Internet for Health, Nottingham, Mon, 18th Sept 2006

This seminar is for university or college staff interested in e-learning, improving their own use of the Internet for research, or in teaching Internet research skills to students.

The seminar will offer:

• An overview of e-learning developments
• An insight into leading Internet services for the subject
• Hands-on sessions with plenty of help at hand
• Worksheets and ideas to take away & use for teaching Internet research skills or for developing your own skills

Speakers include Dr Wyn Morgan, Director of e-learning at the University of Nottingham, Robert Kiley from the Wellcome Trust who will be presenting on the new UK version of PubMed and guests from HE Academy Subject Centres. The new Intute website and its services will be demonstrated.

Intute is the new face of the Resource Discovery Network (RDN), and is a free national service enabling lecturers, researchers and students to discover and access quality Internet resources. Intute exists to advance education and research by promoting the most intelligent use of the Internet. Intute: Health and Life Sciences replaces the former BIOME and NMAP service and provides information and tools to help you access the best of the Web in the health and life sciences.

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Monday, July 24, 2006

E-Learning in Practice Conference - Bristol - September 13th

E-Learning in Practice Conference - Bristol - September 13th

The announcement and call for papers has just been published.

E-Learning in Practice is a 1 day national conference on the application of elearning within and to the NHS and its staff. Organised by the same team behind the 'Evidence in Practice' conferences, the conference is to be held in Bristol (UK) on Wednesday September 13th, 2006. The conference will have a mix of plenary, parallel and poster sessions, together with hands-on opportunities to learn more about elearning.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
We are inviting oral and poster abstracts on three broad themes;
- E-learning experiences within the NHS
- E-Learning at the cutting edge
- E-learning of / within evidence-based practice / clinical effectiveness

The closing date for both oral and poster abstracts is three weeks away, August 14th.

KEY SPEAKERS
We have four excellent speakers who will set the scene for the development of elearning in the NHS
- Mr John Bewick (Director of Strategic Development, NHS South West)
- Prof Sally Glen (Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Wolverhampton)
- Dr Luisa Dillner (Head of BMJ Learning, BMJ Publishing Group)
- Prof Phil Candy (Director of Education, Training and Development, NHS Connecting for Health)

In selecting abstracts for presentation we aim to showcase the small local projects as much as the national headliners.

WHO IS THE CONFERENCE FOR?
- Those with corporate or departmental responsibility for elements of education and training with the NHS
- Educators looking to incorporate elearning into their NHS programmes
- Content providers (NHS, academic or commercial) of elearning relevant to;
- core/mandatory training
- specialist training
- continuing professional development
- NHS staff keen to integrate elearning into their personal development plans

COST
The delegate fee is a modest £50. We're not out to make some huge profit, and you're probably just as fed up as we are with conferences that charge in excess of £300 per day. If you're interested in elearning and the NHS - we want you to come, not stay away. As a final inducement/reward to come, if your oral or poster abstract is chosen for presentation, you will get a guaranteed free place (ie we tear up any received booking). All booking information is on the conference website, but with a limit of 150 delegates, places will go quickly.

EXHIBITORS
As with our previous EiP conferences, we are not charging exhibitors extra, but space will be limited so we will be choosy. More information on the conference website.

FURTHER DETAILS
Please visit the conference website http://www.ubht.nhs.uk/eip for a more detailed programme, registration details, abstract submission, and to see what happened at our previous EiP conferences.

Thanks you for reading this far - and of course please forward to colleagues who you think may be interested to attend, or better still, present.

James Osborne
EiP Conference Organiser

Email: eip@ubht.nhs.uk
Tel: 0117 342 0106

Sunday, July 16, 2006

SINI2006 blog

SINI2006 - the 16th Annual Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics, delivered by at the School of Nursing, University of Maryland runs from 19-22 July, with pre-conferences starting on 17 July. See http://nursing.umaryland.edu/informatics/ for full details.

Whether you will be there or not, you can follow, and 'virtually participate' in the event by logging on to the 'Blogging SINI2006' website at http://differance-engine.net/SINI2006blog/

The SINI2006 blog is provided by members of the hi-blogs.info 'crew' (see www.hi-blogs.info) - on this occasion, mainly Peter Murray and Scott Erdley.

The SINI2006 blog is an unofficial activity that is not formally part of the main SINI2006, and that is, as such, not formally endorsed by the University of Maryland Baltimore School of Nursing. The blog is provided as a service to the informatics community, and is part of an ongoing series of health/nursing informatics event blogs that are being used to explore the value of, and issues around, developing this form of collaborative, interactive activity.

We look forward to your participation, and to feedback from you on the value of such blogs.

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Friday, July 14, 2006

Intute replaces BIOME, NMAP etc

Intute - the best Web resources for education and research

The Intute service was launched on Thursday 13th July 2006. Intute is the new face of the Resource Discovery Network (RDN), and is a free national service enabling lecturers, researchers and students to discover and access quality Internet resources. Intute exists to advance education and research by promoting the most intelligent use of the Internet.

Intute: Health and Life Sciences replaces the former BIOME service and provides information and tools to help you access the best of the Web in
the health and life sciences.

In addition, if you currently have links to the BIOME service from your site and/or publications please update these to point to the new Intute:
Health and Life Sciences service at:

http://www.intute.ac.uk/healthandlifesciences/

Furthermore, if you specifically linked to our subject gateways then the following changes need to be made:
OMNI becomes Intute: Medicine http://www.intute.ac.uk/medicine/
NMAP becomes Intute: Nursing http://www.intute.ac.uk/nursing/
VetGate becomes Intute: Veterinary http://www.intute.ac.uk/veterinary/
AgriFor becomes Intute: Agriculture http://www.intute.ac.uk/agriculture/
Natural becomes Intute: Natural History http://www.intute.ac.uk/nature/
BioRes becomes Intute: Bioresearch http://www.intute.ac.uk/bioresearch/

Intute services can be used in your own site/service in a variety of ways. For further details and tools to help you with this, please see:
http://www.intute.ac.uk/embedding.html

Intute: Health and Life Sciences support materials can be ordered or downloaded from
http://www.intute.ac.uk/healthandlifesciences/support.html

SIHI 2006 conference

SIHI 2006 conference

Registration is now open for the Southern Institute for Health Informatics 8th Annual Conference

Friday 22nd September, Portsmouth, England

After seven tremendously successful SIHI conferences, we are holding this year's one in Portsmouth on Friday 22nd September and we would like to invite you to participate. The venue will be the Richmond Building, on the main University of Portsmouth campus.

The theme for the conference is Health Informatics and the Chronic Conditions.

The keynote speakers are

* Sir Muir Gray, Programmes Director of the UK National Screening Programme, and also Director of Clinical Knowledge, Process and Safety for the National Programme for IT
* Barbara Stuttle CBE, director of primary care and modernisation at Thurrock PCT and one of the clinical leads for nursing at NHS Connecting for Health
* Prof Martin Severs, Chairman of the NHS Information Standards Board

Other speakers include

· Dr Steffen Bayer, Imperial College, on modelling care services for long-term conditions
· Dr Beverly Castleton, Associate Medical Director of North Surrey PCT, on telecare for managing chronic disease
· Dr Anoop Chauhan, St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth and British Thoracic Society Research Committee, on clinical prediction of mortality and morbidity in COPD
· Dr Robert Dunlop, Clinical Director of InferMed Ltd, on computer interpretable guidelines and chronic disease management
· Adrian Flowerday, Managing Director of Docobo Ltd, on their system for managing patients in their own homes
· Dr Tapio Jokinen, CEO and founder of Medixine Ltd, on piloting a multimodal medication management system
· Dr Richard Pope, Medical Director of Airedale NHS Trust, on their system for monitoring diabetic patients
· Dr Paul Schmidt, Associate Specialist in Acute Medicine at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, on improving access for medical admissions
· Andy Turner, Fujitsu Services, on enabling efficient access to secure patient information

Who should attend?

The conference is aimed at healthcare professionals, senior managers and system developers both within the NHS and in companies supplying products and services to it. Academics with research or teaching interests in the above areas will also find plenty to hear and talk about.

Registration

The cost of early registration (bookings made before 1st September) is only £85 (with discounts for multiple attendees from the same organisation), which includes lunch.

Infomart

The conference also features an "Infomart". The Infomart is an informal information marketplace area that allows vendors and researchers a low cost method of meeting people and exchanging information.

For more details of the programme and a registration form, go to the conference website http://www.disco.port.ac.uk/hcc/sihi/sihi2006/index.htm
Email enquiries to sihi@port.ac.uk or phone Angela Muscat on 023 9284 6445.

Please bring this to the attention of any colleagues that may also be interested, and if possible display the poster that you can download from the website on relevant notice boards. Apologies to anyone who receives multiple copies of this message.

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Clinfowiki -The Clinical Informatics Wiki

Clinfowiki - the Clinical Informatics Wiki provided by informatics-review.com..

included many featured articles added about Medical - health informatics

some example

alot for bloggers help in this wiki - link - they mention there with the topic they help in

thanx to them .

Hamza

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fluwikie.com another great medical wiki

Great purpose ..great goal. that`s what fluwikie.com for
fluwikie.com aviable in 4 languages .. rather than the english .- French , spanish , turkish , and Norwegian-

"The purpose of the Flu Wiki is to help local communities prepare forand perhaps cope with a possible influenza pandemic. This is a taskpreviously ceded to local, state and national governmental publichealth agencies. Our goal is to be:

  • a reliable source of information, asneutral as possible, about important facts useful for a public healthapproach to pandemic influenza
  • a venue for anticipating the vast range of problems that may arise if a pandemic does occur
  • a venue for thinking about implementable solutions to foreseeable problems"
Rss Feeds aviable for many choices .. easy to be in touch with this wiki
Forum simple one .. but with more articles and another rss feed

Hamza

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EZ Medical Office web based EMR

EZ Medical Office web based EMR . but it`s seems just for Doctors at US.

why at registeration to review it . i got important filed at the required fileds "State License Number and Licensing State"

but it`s seems good .. maded with ASP.

the Tour and the screen shots could explan some detalis but without demo.

how it`s cost? some plans like webHosting

Hamza






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google health directory.sub in sub category

google health directory based on Open Directory Project . categories and sub in sub categories play theory to browser the directory.

google adding search support for this directory ....looks promising , but adding Ajax or "web 2.0 " features to this directory allowing more interactivity with this directory

also you can submit a site in the way to "Help build the largest human-edited directory on the web" or become editor

Hamza

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yahoo health came on Top

yahoo health lunched the durg guide with many other featured resources there , like health advices , local health search , losing weight program, with many topics you could see the international interest topics at the main page .which is easy to look in no huge info at one page.

Drug guide .. looks easy to look in . A-Z list with easy way to search.

Health advice coming at home page with interactive Web2.0 Tech.

taste the yahoo health and give us your feed back.

Hamza


Health Expert advice - drug search - test searching


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wikipregnancy.com from wetpaint.com

wikipregnancy.com it`s about sharing the Info , experiences , fears, insights, questions, and answers. about Pregnancy. provided by wetpaint.com


so well Organized wiki . the navigation is too great to look at ....

with many subpages don`t included in the main navigation. as in Share Your Story

there is 6 pages as subpages

the tags for this page looks advanced and useful.


Just 17 comment


Hamza

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Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Intute - a new free online service with the best Web resources for education and research.

Intute - the best Web resources for education and research

The new "Intute" service which has grown from the Resource Discovery Network is being launched tomorrow and is now available for use. It is a free national service enabling lecturers, researchers and students to discover and access quality Internet resources. Intute exists to advance education and research by promoting the most intelligent use of the Internet.

Intute is hosted by MIMAS at The University of Manchester, and is a collaboration between a whole host of partners and contributors. At the heart of the organisation is a consortium of seven universities, bringing together a wealth of expertise and knowledge. Intute is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), with support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Sunday, July 09, 2006

How to Publish Your Podcasts free? using Free Powerfull soluation?

How to?

you can use

  • simple Blog CMS like WordPress .. with addon system PodPress
  • Using Podcasting Blog - Loudblog
  • Using another OpenSource Free CMS sure now there is aviable plugins alow you to publish your Podcasting.

1-Wordpress with PodPress.

PodPress is dream plugin for Podcasters using WordPress.

easy to install control and use. with video Tutorial aviable ...

Installation - Screenshots - Download - demo

2- Loudblog ... looks simple and powerfull ...

Loudblog is :- easy-to-use Content Management System (CMS) for publishing mediacontent on the web. It automatically generates a skinnable website andan RSS-Feed for Podcasting. Just upload your audio/video files, addsome notes and links, and you’re done!

simple and easy too. demo

Installation and use - Screenshots 1 ,2,3- Templates - Download

3-if you already use another CMS like Drupal , Joomla , Mambo or Geeklog you can use Loudbot



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CTisus-Computed Tomography PodcastS.-AMIL and Johns Hopkins Powerd

Advanced Medical Imaging Laboratory (AMIL) within the Department of Radiology at the Johns Hopkins University produce this Podcasts .. about CTisus-Computed Tomography

Many audio Podcasts the first one added 7/13/05 ..

and 5 Vodcastig ..

  • Gastroscopy
  • VRT, MIP, & MPR- Part 4
  • VRT, MIP, & MPR- Part 3
  • VRT, MIP, & MPR- Part 2
  • VRT, MIP, & MPR- Part 1
Resources :-
Podcasts - Link -
Podcasts Feed - Xml -
How to use Those Podcasts - tutorial -

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How to make Podcasting ?

how to make podcasting? here i planned to add how to use the open source to Publish your Podcasting?

but first i want to add how to Make podcasting!!

i`ll add some resources could be usefully in making the Audio and Video editing of the Podcasting.

Next Post .. How to use The Opensource Tech to Publish Your Podcasting.

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Monday, July 03, 2006

Podcasting and Future of Medical Tele-Education

Medical Podcasting Few in number ... mostly Audio ... some of it is so featured like MedKast directed by Dr. Manuel Zeledon R ..

some Medical Podcasting services show up. Medicalpod.com produce simple way to keep in touch with the medical podcasting in the special you in or you intersted for…select the category … subscribe with your email ….and get the medical podcasting in your email inbox…

How to Make Medical Podcasting ?
the answer is simple - OpenSource Tech -

simple blog like "wordpress" can use to Publish the Podcasting..
posts later i`ll post about the resources could use to make medical podcasting using Free and Opensource Technology
...
some reviews i wrote about medical podcasting
medicalpod.com
knowledgeandskills.com
first-aid-audio-podcasting

Hamza Mousa

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