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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">Hi, everyone. I’ve made some edits based on the comments that Dan submitted. The marked up word document is attached. A clean version is available for download
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">Please let me know if there are any additional comments or feedback as soon as possible. After April 16, we will submit the spec for Public Review. Once the
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D">Thank you for your input!<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"">From:</span></b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif""> Daniel Rehak [mailto:daniel.rehak@gmail.com]
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<b>Sent:</b> Sunday, March 18, 2012 4:08 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> Gabrielle Campbell<br>
<b>Cc:</b> standards@medbiq.org; Valerie Smothers<br>
<b>Subject:</b> Re: [Standards] MedBiquitous Competency Framework - vote required<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt">Lots of comments, all as inline comments in the PDF.<br>
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<p class="MsoNormal">On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 07:49, Gabrielle Campbell <<a href="mailto:gcampbell@aamc.org">gcampbell@aamc.org</a>> wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"">The Competency Framework specification provides a data structure that</span><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif""> d</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"">efines
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 systems, enabling users to search for resources addressing a specific competency and determine where competencies are addressed in the curriculum</span><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">.</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif""><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"">Thanks to all those Standards Committee members who have participated in the working groups that drafted the specifications, and thanks to all of you for your continued participation
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