Using Technology To Reduce Paper Waste
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Using Technology To Reduce Paper Waste

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States generated 68.6 million tons of paper and paperboard waste in 2014. This fact immediately evoked memories of going through countless packs of 3-by-5-inch cards to make stacks of flashcards when I was a dietetic intern just six

I'm Proud to Be a NIRD
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I’m Proud to Be a NIRD

I am a "nutrition informatics registered dietitian" — a NIRD … (I love this play on words, because I'm also a nerd)! To me, informatics not only means an affinity for technology — including computers, electronic health

Should You Be Using LOINC?
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Should You Be Using LOINC?

The more I work with terminologies, the more I find that the question is not, "Should we use Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes, or LOINC?" but, "How can we use them effectively?" If your electronic health record is like mine,

Welcome to The Feed
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Welcome to The Feed

Dietitians are all about food, from farm to fork and every detail in between. Feeding people is a top priority for all of us, but “feed” can mean supplying more than just calories and nutrients.

No EHR for You!
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No EHR for You!

The spectrum of nutrition implementation in Electronic Health Records (EHR) is both vast and highly inconsistent. A member recently reported that, as a private practice RDN, the physician's office she worked for did not want her to