We’d like to take the opportunity to invite you to an upcoming webinar Altmetrics in Practice, at 9 am ET April 9th. The webinar will include a run through of the basics of altmetrics, and we’ll discuss some of the ways librarians are using the data to support researchers in their funding applications and to help them better manage their digital identities.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:00 PM (EST)
Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response Learning Office (OPHPR LO) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This webinar will introduce frontline public health workers to the high-quality, current trainings that have been assigned one or more of the Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) Core Competencies and/or the Public Health Preparedness (PHEP) Capabilities, and focus on the creation of a national emergency preparedness training plan around these competencies using TRAIN. TRAIN is a learning management system offered as a free service of Public Health Foundation and operates through collaborative partnerships with state and federal agencies, local and national organizations, and educational institutions.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Library of Medicine to Co-Host Webinars on Newly-Released Community Health Status Indicators CHIS 2015 Web Application: http://wwwn.cdc.gov/CommunityHealth
March 24th, 2015 / 3 – 4 pm (ET) and reprised on March 26th, 2015 / 11 am – Noon (ET)
This webinar will provide an overview of the new features and redesign of CDC’s Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI http://wwwn.cdc.gov/CommunityHealth) 2015 online web application.
Learn first-hand from experts who developed CHSI 2015 about how best to use this redesigned and newly released web application.
- Brief History of CHSI
- Summary of the Redesign Project
- Overview of New Features
- Web Site Demonstration
What is New for CHSI 2015?
The new features include:
- Updated peer county: http://wwwnd.cdc.gov/CommunityHealth2014/info/HowtoUseReport#PeerCountyComp groups
- Summary comparison page
- Indicators benchmarked against those of peer counties, the median of all U.S. counties, and HP 2020 targets
- Interactive Census tract maps and indicators for sub-populations to identify potential health disparities
Please register for either session. After your registration has been received, you will be sent instructions for joining the meeting. Webinars will be recorded.
Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) 2015 Web Application Briefing (Tuesday, March 24)
Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) 2015 Web Application Briefing (Thursday, March 26)
Can’t register? Contact support. https://nih.webex.com/nih/mc
About CHSI 2015
CHSI 2015 is an interactive online tool that produces health profiles for all 3,143 counties in the United States. Each profile includes key indicators of health outcomes that describe the population health status of a county and factors that have the potential to influence health outcomes, such as health care access and quality, health behaviors, social factors and the physical environment. CHSI 2015 supports comparisons to peer counties, HP 2020 targets and national performance, and is designed to complement other available sources of community health indicators including the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps. First issued in 2000, CHSI 2015 represents the collaboration of public health partners in the public, non-profit and research communities. Visit the new CHSI Web application today! http://wwwn.cdc.gov/CommunityHealth.
Date / Time: Wednesday, March 25th / 1 – 2 pm (ET)
Where: Online / No Registration Required
Summary: Audience: Anyone involved in Resource Sharing. This session covers the borrow and lend functions in DOCLINE. Ideal for new users or as a refresher. A collaborative project of coordinators in the Greater Midwest, Middle Atlantic, MidContinental, and Pacific Northwest regions. 1 MLA CE.
Presenter: Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, NN/LM MAR
Date / Time: April 1st / 10 am – Noon (ET)
Where: Potsdam, NY
Eight objectives for advanced use of electronic health record systems: http://www.fierceemr.com/story/cms-onc-release-proposed-rules-meaningful-use-stage-3/2015-03-20?utm_campaign=AddThis&utm_medium=AddThis&utm_source=email#.VQyMXG4CJLI.email
- Educating K-12 Professionals and Parents: Finding Health Information for Special Needs Children / D. Elizabeth Irish, Deborah M. Lyman, Helen A. Squillace, Enid M. Geyer, Tammy D. Cosgrove, Amanda Hagzan, Jill Leinung & Traci To
- Healthy Libraries Develop Healthy Communities: Public Libraries and Their Tremendous Efforts to Support the Affordable Care Act / Lydia N. Collins
PRINCETON, NJ (MARCH 13, 2015)—All medical librarians in the MAR and SE/A Regions are invited to participate in the Group Licensing Initiative (GLI), formed under the umbrella organization Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey (HSLANJ), through their Spring 2015 Offer. Nearly 500 resources from 11 vendors will be available through the Offer, and at a cost savings of 15-70% off regular pricing, through the leveraging of group purchasing power.
The Spring Offer is now available. To receive a copy of the Offer, please contact Robert Mackes at (570) 856-5952 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Group Licensing is a creative solution to the escalating cost of high-quality electronic resources—medical journals, books and databases. More than 120 hospitals and medical facilities regularly participate in the HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative, known as the first consortium of its kind in the nation.
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (MAR), and Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SE/A) fully recognize and endorse the HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative as the lead organization capable of assisting libraries in their efforts to utilize multi-dimensional electronic resources.
Managed by medical librarian and HSLANJ Executive Director Robert Mackes, MLS, AHIP, the GLI is guided by a committee comprised of librarians from different-sized health facilities in the regions served. Feel free to contact Robert about scheduling a meeting or presentation about the GLI, at your next chapter, state organization, or local consortium meeting.
The deadline to participate in the Spring Offer is Friday, April 24. Check the HSLANJ Facebook page for links to blog articles, previewing vendors’ new resources available through the Spring Offer: https://www.facebook.com/hslanj.
The HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative is funded in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00003-C with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System. This project is also funded in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.
Please join Lydia Collins, MAR Consumer Health Coordinator, for an informative webinar for new NN/LM MAR network members on Wednesday April 8, 2015 / 10 – 1 am (ET).
This webinar is designed for new NN/LM MAR network members who provide consumer health and would like to learn more about what services are available from MAR, as well as resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
You will learn about:
- NLM’s Online Consumer Health Resources
- NN/LM MAR Health Observance Materials
- Health Programming Materials (for Libraries, Community and Faith-Based Organizations)
- How to Request NN/LM MAR Training for Your Organization
- NN/LM MAR Funding for Health Outreach
Even if you are unable to attend the live session, please register and you will be provided with a link to the recording of the webinar. Feel free to forward this message to any individuals in your organization who you feel would benefit from learning more about NN/LM MAR and all of the benefits you have as members of our network.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me: email@example.com.
We are delighted to announce that one of our Network members will be at the NLM booth at MLA. Claire Joseph of Jules Redish Memorial Library, South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, NY, will be telling her story about the MLA Disaster Information Specialization. We hope you drop by.