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Funded Projects for 2011-2012

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Earlier this summer NER issued its funding solicitations announcing the availability of funding for outreach and other health information activities. I am happy to present below the list of awardees and their projects that have already commenced. This year Communities of Interest were involved in reviewing projects in conjunction with NER’s internal review.

Audiences reached by funded projects are:

  • Older adults in urban settings
  • Oral health patients in rural New Hampshire
  • Emergency department visitors
  • Providers in sports medicine
  • Providers at emergency department
  • Community health workers

Institution Project Title/Description

Central Massachusetts Area Health Education Center, Worcester
Health Literacy, Your Knowledge Your Health
Course and tutorial development on health information resources for community health workers

Littleton Regional Hospital, Littleton NH
Dental Health and Education Project
Oral health interventions for emergency department visitors, providers (teach-back technique), and mobile public health dental clinic

Maine Medical Center, Portland
Clinical and Academic Resource Center
Knowledge Management Pilot Site: Creating a repository of local content to support knowledge management services

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Worcester Campus Helping Older Adults Search for Reliable Sources of Information
Health information training for older adults at community centers using mobile computer classroom

Massachusetts General Hospital, Chelsea MA (Two projects)
Upgrading and Enhancing ARCH Training
Technology implementation and health information training for aging populations

Funded projects spread the work of conducting outreach throughout the New England Region and are a key part of NER programs. Congratulations to our funded projects!

Native Health Information Wiki

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Announcing a collaborative space for Native Health Information Outreach!

Share your experiences in:

Native American Health Information Services

This space is intended:

  • for those who work with health care providers serving Native peoples (American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians).
  • for those who work with Native health information consumers.
  • to improve health information access for Native peoples.
  • to exchange information from health information promotion and training experiences.
  • to complement sites already focused on health information for Native peoples.

Librarians, patient educators, and others who provide health information to Native peoples and their caregivers are encouraged to contribute your projects to the wiki. You can include outreach projects, education and training projects, resources you’ve developed, and descriptions of research you’ve done. Share information about technology you’ve used, observations you’ve made, and advice you have for others who would like to do something similar. If you are willing to share training/teaching materials or other related materials under the Creative Commons non-commercial share-alike license, please post them. All material submitted to this site is shared under the Creative Commons non-commercial share-alike license so that you can borrow and adapt the resources for your own use.

Please visit WP-Admin > Options > Snap Shots and enter the Snap Shots key. How to find your key