Posts Categorized: Health System

ICD-10 Conversion Tool

The International Classification of Diseases is the United Nations’-sponsored World Health Organization’s “standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management, and clinical purposes.” It is published by the World Health Organization and used worldwide for morbidity and mortality statistics, reimbursement systems, and automated decision support in health care. The ICD-10 allows more than 155,000 (17,000 in… Read more »

Librarian Impact on Patient Care Management

Librarians and library resources can have a positive impact on patient care management. According to a 2011 systematic review of clinical library services, 78% percent of studies revealed a significant and positive effect on patient care1. Librarians can also help clinicians manage one of their most limited personal resources…time. Patient care generates two questions for… Read more »

Making Things Happen: An Exciting New Partnership Between CMHSL and PHS

We are thrilled with our new partnership with the library and hope our collaborative efforts address needs of our colleagues across the health system for more information about basic statistics and introductory research questions.  Research is a team science and our goal is to connect researchers with the expertise they need! – Ruth Gaare Bernheim… Read more »

Online Journal Club Now Available

Health System nurses working on evidence-based projects have a new tool to assist them as they collaboratively evaluate journal articles. Thanks to the work of Kelly Near, the Library’s Nursing & Patients Liaison Librarian, and the Library’s team of Web experts, Health System users now have access to an online journal club, The questions… Read more »

Enhanced ClinicalKey Searching

In December, the Health Sciences Library upgraded our MDConsult subscription to ClinicalKey. To increase the usefulness of ClinicalKey, create a personal account, and then try the features below for more effective searching: 1. Saved Searches – to save a search term, click the “Saved Searches” button/plus sign on the Search Results page. 2. Sharing/Printing –… Read more »

Join Us: a Research and Data Event for All

Big Data is more than a buzzword… come explore the application of data to clinical practice and the evolution of biomedical research.  We have it all at our Research Data & Technology Fair.  Two nationally known speakers, a panel of UVa innovators, and exhibitors from all over Grounds ready to let you know about research… Read more »

Announcing Expanded Remote Access to UpToDate

Remote access to UpToDate is now available to everyone affiliated with the University of Virginia, meaning you can use UpToDate in the office, clinic, home, hospital, or anywhere there is an Internet connection.    By setting up a personal account with UpToDate, you will be able to use a mobile app, track CME, and view… Read more »

Library Staff Tour New UVA Visualization Lab

Part of the mission of the Health Sciences Library is to connect Health System affiliates with resources across Grounds to facilitate learning, research, and collaboration. One of those resources is the University of Virginia Alliance for Computational Science & Engineering (UVACSE).  Recently, some members of the library staff took a tour of the new Visualization… Read more »