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March 19, 2012

Health Awareness Topics - March 2012

NGC Spotlight

Visit the revised Hospital-Acquired Conditions page for evidence-based resources available on the NGC Web site to assist users in the prevention of the CMS-identified hospital-acquired conditions.

G-I-N North America Webinar

G-I-N North America is offering a free Webinar on March 29, 2012 at 1 pm (Pacific)/4 pm (Eastern) on the topic: AHRQ and NGC Approach to Addressing the IOM Standards: Implications for the North American Guideline Development Community. Vivian Coates, Project Director of the National Guideline Clearinghouse/National Quality Measures Clearinghouse and Vice President of ECRI Institute, and Jean Slutsky, Director of the Center for Outcomes and Evidence at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, will discuss their phased approach to the IOM Standards for Trustworthy Guidelines. They are also interested in feedback from members of the North American guideline community on how to best meet their needs as end users of the NGC. For more information contact:, 1-510-414-7760, or 1-925-980-5951.

Conference News

The Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) Conference 2012, will be held August 22-25, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Registration External Web Site Policy is now open.

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