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Archive for May, 2012

Technology Improvement Project (TIP) Award Recipient

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Image of a laptop with reading glasses sitting on the keyboard

The NN/LM SCR is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2012-2013 Technology Improvement Project (TIP) Award:

This award is intended to implement and increase access to high quality health information. Funded projects are designed to meet the health information needs of “under connected” communities and increase access to health information services within the community.

Recipient: United Gospel Mission, Dallas, TX

Project: Computers for a Homeless Clinic: Establishing an EMR to Provide Health Education during Patient Visits

The objectives of this project are to institute an EMR (electronic health record) at two homeless shelter clinics and to teach patients to access MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus Connect.

For more information about this or other funded projects visit the Previously Funded Projects page.

Congratulations!

Hospital Library Promotion Award Recipient

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

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The NN/LM SCR is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2012-2013 Hospital Library Promotion Award:

Recipient: Barbara Steffensen, Cook Children’s Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX

Project: Opening New Doors: Cook Children’s Matustik Family Health Library

The Family Health Library is changing locations to a prominent space on the main floor of the medical center.  In addition to a grand opening reception, the library will work with the public relations department to increase its visibility and market its services.  The results will be customized information packets for families as requested.

Professional Development Award Recipients

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

conference

The NN/LM SCR is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012-2013  Professional Development Award:

Molly Knapp, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Library – New Orleans, New Orleans, LA – Activity: mHealth summit 2012, Washington, DC

Hanna Kwasik, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Library – New Orleans, New Orleans, LA – Activity: Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC

Maiahn Phi, The TMC Library, Houston, TX – Activity: Science Boot Camp for Librarians, Medford, MA

Joanne Romano, The TMC Library, Houston, TX – Activity: Charleston Conference, Charleston, SC

Mobile Applications Project (MAP) Award Recipient

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

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The NN/LM SCR is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2012-2013 Mobile Applications Project (MAP) Award:

The purpose of this award is to provide an opportunity for Network members to provide access to health information utilizing mobile technologies.

Organization: Migrant Health Promotion, Inc., Weslaco, TX

Project: Promotores(as) Connect

Description: Migrant Health Promotion (MHP) proposes to increase mobile access to health information, including resources from the National Library of Medicine, by providing 12 Promotores(as) with smart phones and training. Equipping MHP’s Promotores(as) with smart phone technology – and training them to use it to access high-quality, accurate, up-to-date health information based on community members’ varying priorities – will result in more effective, efficient, and empowering service for residents of the Rio Grande Valley’s rural colonias.

Congratulations!