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2016
Title Description Amount
Solving the Unsolvable

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 t

$8,600
Stop Lyme

The need to raise awareness about tick-borne disease continues to be essential to eradicating it, especially in Massachusetts, where case counts are still among the highest in the nation.

$6,815
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 Teach Newly-Diagnosed Diabetes Patients

Managing diabetes is a full-time job for patients.  They must adhere to medication regimens, monitor glucose levels, adopt new diets and make smart life-style decisions to avoid disease complicatio

$4,386
Worcester Recovery High School Resource Center Project

The funds will develop and furnish an onsite resource center and train staff, students, and families how to access web based resources with emphasis on NLM Medline Plus.

$13,200
2015
Title Description Amount
A Lead Poisoning Curriculum - Improving Health Literacy

This project will increase the health information literacy knowledge and skills of 6th grade students.

$7,293
Accessing Health Information for African American, African and Latino Men

The projects intent is to provide Black and Latino men with the tools to access reliable health information through hands on health information literacy training to the staff of the Hector Reyes Ho

$8,000
Adcare Patient Education Project

The primary goal of the project is to create a mechanism for outpatients at AdCare to learn and access information on health resources related to their condition.

$9,735
Antebellum Medicine in Central Massachusetts

This project will digitize two unique collections- the papers of Dr. Samuel B. Woodward and the Worcester District Medical Society.

$4,993
Beth Israel Deaconess Express Technology Project

This project will highlight the Silverman Symposium posters and additional services and capabilities via a flat panel screed display at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

$4,234
Boston College Data Carpentry Workshop

These workshops are a hands-on combination of instruction and programming practice which cover the core skills needed for researchers to improve and enhance their skills needed to collect, manage a

$13,425
Building Networks: A MedlinePlus Digest Demonstration Project for Clinical Social Workers

The projects goals are to increase awareness and use of the National Library of Medicine Health Information resources in clinical social work in the greater Hartford, CT area.

$4,001
Concord Public Library Speaker Series

The Library will host a speaker series on the following three health topics and videotape the series for future viewing.

$3,499
Concord VNA Beyond the Book Series

This project will improve access to aging information and resources to communities served by the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association by designing three education based programs and collabor

$7,041
Connecting and Collaborating - Maine Hospital Libraries

The goal for this project is to provide access to library and knowledge services to the Maine Health Care System by joining with hospital libraries at SMHC and PBMC to determine the information nee

$10,000
CoughSpot Video Project

The primary goal of the program is to develop children's awareness of the need to cover one's cough and sneeze and prepare an educational video for use by schools and clinics.

$7,660
Drug Indications Knowledge Management Pilot Project

This project seeks to create a plan for data collection, evaluation, and management related to the description of drug indications in journal articles.

$9,500
Girls Inc Eureka Enhancement Project

This project will complement and enhance the Eureka curriculum that involves at-risk girls.

$6,668
Health Services Technology Improvement Proposal Project

This project seeks to expand the reach of the Axis of Access program by granting the ability to purchase laptops and/or tablets which can be preloaded with direct access to vetted information resou

$2,000
Healthy Acadia Hancock County Outreach Project

Healthy Acadia will coordinate multiple trainings on NLM resources for service providers and the general public in rural Maine

$6,000

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