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2011
Title Description Amount
Youth Health Careers Connection Curriculum Project

YHCC will enhance the current curriculum by developing two modules: Health Careers Exploration and Emerging Trends in Biomedicine, Health care and Public Health.

$9,000
YWCA of Central Massachusetts Women's Authors Event

Sponsorship Award of women's authors event promoted by Daybreak - proceeds will benefit the agency's domestic violence program

$500
2010
Title Description Amount
15-40 Connection/Awareness and Early Detection Education Program

The 15-40 Connection will further develop the Awareness and Early Detection Program it used as a model at Saint John?s High School in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts in October 2010 and bringing it to hi

$10,000
3rd Annual e-science Symposium

The symposium is intended to ultimately continue to develop a strategy for regional collaboration in the delivery of e-science resources and services.

$13,000
3rd Annual eScience Boot Camp

The agenda will include lectures on robotics, astronomy and other scientific topics. The event includes a discussion on data management and the role of librarians in eScience.

$10,000
Assessing and Meeting the Clinical Infor Needs of Rural and Unaffiliated VT Health Care Providers

The overall goal of the project is to increase the knowledge and use of evidence-based health information by Vermont health care providers to support their needs for clinical care and continuing ed

$34,045
Baystate Medical Center Library, Express Outreach Award

Baystate Medical Center Library, Express Outreach Award will allow outreach to promote awareness of health resources that are available free of charge to Springfield City residents, as well as crea

$10,000
Biomedical Informatics Seminars and Online Courses

The funding will facilitate implementation of the Biomedical Informatics course.

$10,000
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Health Information/Technology Award

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Health Information/Technology Award will be used for a project focusing on a multi-disciplinary approach to teaching core competencies including information seeki

$10,500
Brightwood Health Center Web-based Health Literacy Project

To develop and present a course to build skills in accessing and using web-based health information targeting 3 groups in the Springfield, MA area.

$5,300
Community Engagement

The project will allow Baystate Health in conjunction with Springfield City Library to provide ongoing instruction to community members on how to use the website MedlinePlus.gov.

$5,000
Continuing Education Program for Medical Interpreters

The goal of the Continuing Education Program is to enhance the skills of medical interpreters by familiarizing them with key resources with an emphasis on NLM sites.

$2,500
Diabetes Health Education-Cape Cod Outreach Project

A series of classes will be presented to patients & their families. In addition, the Hospital's librarian will train 12 clinical staff on the use of NLM resources.

$20,000
Dorcus Place Adult and Family Learning Center/RI Welcome Back Center Focused Outreach Project

The Dorcas Center/Welcome Back Center will participate in the Focused Outreach Project by providing trainings, distributing materials and collecting evaluations.

$10,000
e-Science Phase 2: Developing an e-Science Portal to Support Learning and Collaboration

Implementation of the eScience web portal

$45,498
Eleanor Slater Hospital Library, Cranston Rhode Island, Electronic Document Delivery

Eleanor Slater Hospital Library in Cranston Rhodle Island, Electronic Document Delivery to purchase a digital sender.

$2,919
Electronic Fund Transfer System (EFTS)Umassmed, Lamar Soutter Library and UConn Health Center

Electronic Fund Transfer System (EFTS) University of Connecticut Health Care Center, Farmington CT, is a bill payment system created at UCONN Health Center.

$61,200
Establishing a Health Information Resource Center at a Head Start Program

The Proposal would establish an onsite Health Information Resource Center at the CAPIC Head Start Program in Chelsea, MA.

$39,965
FCHN Focused Outreach Project

Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin Community Health Network will participate in the Focused Outreach Project by providing trainings, distributing materials and collecting evaluations

$3,000
Health Information Outreach to RI Senior Centers

The project will continue to provide outreach to Senior Health Centers in Rhode Island.

$5,000

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