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Recording of “Libraries & Health Insurance” Available

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Did you miss last week’s webinar “Libraries & Health Insurance: Preparing for October 1,” sponsored by WebJunction?  The recording is now available for viewing on the WebJunction site  (http://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/Libraries_and_Health_Insurance_Preparing_for_October_1.html). Also available are the PowerPoint slides and questions and responses from the chat box. The session provides information about plans to provide library staff with online resources to respond to increased patron information needs related to the Affordable Care Act. /ch

Business Articles Posted on MCR Twitter

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Berwick names 11 monsters facing hospital industry #ptsafety ow.ly/nqiYQ

IOM report states Medicare should not adjust payments on regional basis ow.ly/nkxAD

American Hospital Association News, 01-15-2013

  U.S. hospitals provided $41.1 billion in uncompensated care in 2011, according to the…

U.S. News picks ‘Best Hospitals’ ow.ly/n1UeW

Study: Competition, not need, drives hospital cardiac care investment
Kaiser Health News – The Washington Post, 7-9-13 ow.ly/mPRTq

Graph of growth of health care jobs in America ow.ly/mCVEK

American Way of Birth, Costliest in the World ow.ly/mCUN9

The Affordable Care Act – and how libraries can be playing a parr – a message from the American Library Association…ow.ly/mApbj  (bbj)

Recording available: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – July 24 – Diets & the Evidence

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Recording is now available from the July 24 session of Spotlight! on NLM Resources.  Four RML Coordinators presented information on diets such as low carb, fasting, plant-based, and balanced diet options.   See the recording at:  ow.ly/nkjCA

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – July 24 at 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Diets and the Evidence

Monday, July 22nd, 2013
  • Spotlight! on NLM Resources – July 24, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Diets and the Evidence.  Join four RML Coordinators as they explore a few current diets and the evidence behind them.  If diet terminology confuses you, this may help, as topics will include plant-based diets, high-protein diets, fasting,  and “balanced diets” such as Weight Watchers.  One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.  No registration required.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/mcr  Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

 

 

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – July 24 at 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Diets and the Evidence

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
  • Spotlight! on NLM Resources – July 24, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Diets and the Evidence.  Join four RML Coordinators as they explore a few current diets and the evidence behind them.  If diet terminology confuses you, this may help, as topics will include plant-based diets, high-protein diets, fasting,  and “balanced diets” such as Weight Watchers.  One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.  No registration required.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/mcr  Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

 

 

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – July 24 at 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Diets and the Evidence

Monday, July 8th, 2013
  • Spotlight! on NLM Resources – July 24, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Diets and the Evidence.  Join four RML Coordinators as they explore a few current diets and the evidence behind them.  If diet terminology confuses you, this may help as topics will include plant-based diets, high-protein diets, fasting,  and “balanced diets” such as Weight Watchers.  One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.  No registration required.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/mcr  Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

 

Save the Date: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – July 24 at 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Diets and the Evidence

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
  • Breezing Along with the RML – no session in July.
  • Spotlight! on NLM Resources – July 24, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT – Diets and the Evidence.  Join four RML Coordinators as they explore a few current diets and the evidence behind them.  One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.  No registration required.

NOTE URL https://utahntc.adobeconnect.com/mcr  Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided and the session will be recorded.   Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

 

“Circulating Now” – NEW History of Medicine blog from the National Library of Medicine

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

The History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine has launched a new blog, “Circulating Now,” which is intended to encourage greater exploration and discovery of one of the world’s largest and most treasured history of medicine collections.    Check out a front page story marking ” A Relic of Gettysburg and Cycloramas Past,”  a fitting post to mark the 150th year anniversary of the Civil War battle.  See it at:   http://circulatingnow.nlm.nih.gov/   (mm)

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Packing Your Digital Go-Bag – Wed. June 26, 1:00 MT, 2:00 CT

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Packing Your Digital Go-Bag: Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile Device

Former MCR Coordinator Siobhan Champ-Blackwell, now with the Disaster Information Management Research Center, U.S. National Library of Medicine will be introducing presenters Stacey Arnesen and Jennifer Pakiam as they tell as about mobile resources and apps available to assist responders, public health professionals and others in the disaster and preparedness workforce with information needs before and during emergencies and disasters.

This session will be recorded and posted a few days after the webinar at  http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/dismeetings.html and at: http://nnlm.gov/mcr/services/updates/spotlightresources.html.   Captioning will be provided.  One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR THIS SESSION AT: http://tinyurl.com/mcrclasses .  Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your name.  Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in.  Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)

 

EDUCATION: Spotlight! on NLM Resources – Packing Your Digital Go-Bag – Wed. June 26, 1:00 MT, 2:00 CT

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Packing Your Digital Go-Bag: Essential Disaster Health Information on Your Mobile Device

Former MCR Coordinator Siobhan Champ-Blackwell, now with the Disaster Information Management Research Center, U.S. National Library of Medicine will be introducing presenters Stacey Arnesen and Jennifer Pakiam as they tell as about mobile resources and apps available to assist responders, public health professionals and others in the disaster and preparedness workforce with information needs before and during emergencies and disasters.

This session will be recorded and posted a few days after the webinar at  http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/dismeetings.html and at: http://nnlm.gov/mcr/services/updates/spotlightresources.html.   Captioning will be provided.  One MLA CE credit will be available for this class.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR THIS SESSION AT: http://tinyurl.com/mcrclasses .  Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone,  Login: as a guest with your name.  Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in.  Questions to mmagee@unmc.edu. (mm)