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Archive for April, 2012

Attributes of a Health Literate Organization

Friday, April 27th, 2012

The IOM Roundtable on Health Literacy has made available a paper describing the ten attributes of a health literate organization, that is, “an organization that makes it easier for people to navigate, understand, and use information and services to take care of their health”: http://iom.edu/Global/Perspectives/2012/Attributes.aspx

The slide set is available for viewing and download: Attributes of a Health Literate Organization.ppt

MHSLA 2012: Librarians Driving Medical Education.

Friday, April 13th, 2012

By Valerie L Reid
Henry Ford Hospital
Sladen Library & Center for Health Information Resources
Detroit, MI

Please join the Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association on October 17-19, 2012, at the Baronette Renaissance Hotel, Novi MI, for the following exciting activities:

  • 3 days of CE opportunities
  • Fine dining and conversation at the Tin Fish (Special Event)
  • Poster presentations
  • Interaction with vendors
  • Opening Night Reception at the Baronette Renaissance Hotel
  • Networking
  • FUN! FUN! FUN!

Printable invitation can be found at the conference website:
http://www.mdmlg.org/MHSLA2012

Video invitation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CDU_lDUcks

GMR Sponsors April 18th MLA Webcast Sites

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Congratulations to the following sites receiving GMR funding for the
Wednesday, April 18, 2012, MLA Webcast:
Leveraging Mobile Technologies for Health Sciences Libraries

For information on the webcast and a list of additional sites, visit: http://www.mlanet.org/education/distance_ed/techtrends/

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