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Recently Funded Projects

2017
Title Description Amount
Page Hilltop Elementary: Interactive Technology in the Health Classroom and Library

This health information outreach funding proposal is to obtain stateoftheart technology in both the library and health classroom at the Page Hilltop Elementary School in Ayer, MA.

$3,991
Pilot Project to Identify Information Needs for Assessment and Development of Opioid Epidemic Treatment and Prevention in Strafford County, New Hampshire

The Health and Human Services Librarian at the University of New Hampshire will conduct a questionnaire to identify cost-effective information resources and needed training to assist a target group

$10,000
Portable Health Information Kiosk

The primary goal of this project is to assist in the delivery of improved health information to the residents of Martha's Vineyard, focusing primarily on seniors and their caregivers.

$5,000
Preventing Preventable Death: Using Libraries to Promote Bleeding Control Education Initiatives

The leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 46 is trauma * a disabling or life-threatening physical injury that results from an event such as a motor vehicle crash, gun violence, or a

$10,000
Reducing Health Disparities among VIPs and Other Minority Groups

It is often said that if you want to be healthy, choose your parents wisely.

$10,000
Rethinking Early Neurosurgery: The Harvey Cushing collection

The Cushing Center, which opened in 2010, brought renewed attention to the materials within Harvey Cushing's collections, which include, beyond the Registry, over 200 boxes of archival materia

$7,689
See One, Do One, Teach One

The One Button Studio (OBS) is a simple video recording studio can be easily used by a novice to create polished video content such as oral histories, interviews, presentations, and instructional v

$9,700
Solving the Unsolvable A New Look at the Opioid Epidemic and Addiction in Adolescents

The primary purpose of the Solving the Unsolvable online discussion and symposium event is to bring together key stakeholders (located or affiliated with southeastern Massachusetts) involved in the

$8,600
St. Joseph's Elementary: Interactive Technology in the Classroom

This technology funding proposal is to obtain state of the art technology in the science and health classrooms at Saint Joseph School in Webster, MA.

$16,000
Using Assistive Technology to Foster Independence

This technology funding proposal is to obtain assistive technology for use in five Life Skills classrooms at Roosevelt Elementary School in Worcester, MA.

$5,054
Using tablet computers to enhance patient education, patient communication, and health awareness

Managing a primary care panel is an ever-changing experience. Physicians, medical support staff, administrative staff and patients need to be engaged in the circle of care.

$7,756
Using tablet computers to teach newly-diagnosed diabetes patients about medication administration and diabetes self-care.

Managing diabetes is a full-time job for patients.

$6,792
2016
Title Description Amount
15-40 Connection’s New Cancer Conversation: Saving lives through early cancer detection

15-40 Connection and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine both work to provide access to vital health information to improve quality of life and the healthcare experience. To close the gap

$10,000
2016 NAHSL Sponsorship

Sponsorship for planning the 2016 conference.

$1,200
Bridging Health Information Gaps at the Public Library

Through Health Team trainings, targeted use of specific online resources, and the efforts of a Health

$16,364
CoughEtiquette

This year’s approach is to take it to the public. We will continue supporting our education program with previous participants who wish to continue.

$12,557
Doula Technology Enhancement Project

All of our members receive medical assistance to qualify for our services. Therefore, the acute

$5,000
Empathy Learned Through an Extended Medical Education Virtual Reality Project

It is particularly important that innovative learning modalities are utilized to augment our University of

$14,000
Eureka! Research Fair

Girls Inc of Worcester plans to offer an 8-session program for 20 high-school girls enrolled in Eureka  ̶   a 5-year program that involves at-risk girls in planned activities and education that inc

$8,692
Health in the Square

The Health In The Square project will provide learning opportunities to the Mason Square community on nutrition, gardening, and health literacy.

$5,520

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