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Public Health and Disaster Management Resources from the National Library of Medicine Health Care Workforce COI

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

The Healthcare Workforce Community of Interest is offering a webinar next week. Please see the details below:

REGISTER HERE: http://nnlm.gov/ner/training/register.html?schedule_id=2807

TITLE: Public Health and Disaster Management Resources from the National Library of Medicine – Health Care Workforce COI

DATE: Tuesday, March 25, 2014.  2:00-3:00. Online.

INSTRUCTORS: Hathy Simpson, MPH, Public Health Information Specialist, National Network of Libraries of Medicine/New England Region

Meredith Solomon, MLS.  Education and Outreach Coordinator.  National Network of Libraries of Medicine/New England Region

DESCRIPTION:  This webinar, hosted by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region’s Healthcare Workforce Community of Interest, will be an overview of some lesser-known but equally valuable information resources maintained by the National Library of Medicine.  Hathy Simpson, Public Health Information Specialist, will discuss public health resources including the public health portal, PHPartners.org, and Healthy People 2020 Structured Evidence Queries (pre-formulated searches of PubMed). Meredith Solomon, Education and Outreach Coordinator, will present on the tools and resource available from the Disaster Information Management Research Center.  These include web-based programs and portable apps designed for first responders and other medical personnel responding to biohazard emergencies.

Amplifying the Voice of the Underserved in the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

Monday, June 24th, 2013

The link below is of a discussion paper, Amplifying the Voice of the Underserved in the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act that was a joint effort of some members of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy and the Insitute of Medicie Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities.

http://www.iom.edu/Global/Perspectives/2013/AmplifyingTheVoice

Outreach to Specific Populations listserv (newly created)

Monday, June 17th, 2013

LISTSERV ANNOUNCEMENT

http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach/osplistserv.html

The U.S. National Library of Medicine-Outreach to Specific Populations listserv (NLM_OSP-L) provides health information professionals, librarians, advocates, health care professionals, students, and others with an opportunity to share information and discuss outreach to specific populations through quality information, capacity building and community engagement. This discussion forum will enable participants to stay informed about health information resources, services, and programs tailored to specific populations as well as connect with colleagues in the field and benefit from discussions that address best practices, challenges, and gaps associated with health information outreach to specific populations.

Information distributed through the OSP Listserv (NLM_OSP-L) may include:

  • Health information outreach programs and services tailored to specific populations (i.e. Students/Educators, Health Professionals, Minorities, Women, Seniors, etc.)
  • Information resources addressing health topics ranging from HIV/AIDS and Environmental Health to Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
  • Announcements of funding opportunities
  • National, state and/or local meetings and conferences
  • Information and technological resources for and about specific populations
  • Training opportunities
  • Best practices, trends, new ideas
  • Publications, articles, and research findings related to health information outreach

We encourage you to let others know about the OSP listserv, and to share its messages. Subscribe to NLM_OSP-L Listerv to learn more.
If there are problems submitting subscription information, please send an email to the list administrator at NLM_OSP-L-request@list.nih.gov.
Subscribers will receive an automated message from NLM_OSP-L followed by a welcome message from the listserv administrator with additional information about your subscription.

List Guidelines:

The OSP listserv is provided by the Outreach & Special Populations Branch, Division of Specialized Information Services, U.S. National Library of Medicine. It is monitored, but not moderated.
Health information outreach-related ideas, announcements, resources, questions and comments are encouraged.

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Health Sciences Libraries article featured in the Maine Policy Review

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Congratulations to Susan Bloomfield, Deborah Clark, Dina McKelvy and Lucinda White on their excellent article, Health Sciences Libraries, featured in the Maine Policy Review. The article highlights ways health sciences libraries support clinicians, work with patients and consumers, keep administrators informed of changing industry trends, health care regulations and the latest research, and support technology including mobile devices and EMRs. Read the article at: http://bit.ly/10VzkmI.

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