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2015
Title Description Amount
Healthy Acadia Washington County Community Engagement Project

Healthy Acadia will coordinate multiple trainings on NLM resources for service providers and the general public in Washington County Maine and create and disseminate media resources providing infor

$1,500
Hospital for Special Care Information Access Project

Health care workers will be trained to provide point-of-care health information using tablet computers.

$7,553
Library Database Instruction for Nursing Staff

The award will be used to provide software simulations and hands on training for Southwestern Vermont Health Care's nursing staff.

$1,077
MCPHS Express Library Digitization Continuation

This award will be used to continue work related to transcription, translation and image metadata creation for prescriptions from pharmacies in the NE area.

$5,000
Millbury Student Led Health Fair

This project promotes health literacy and the use of Medline Plus by Millbury High School Students.

$1,070
Nashua Disaster Communications Plan

The City of Nashua proposes to establish two new programs: Crisis & Emergency Risk Communication Program (CERC) and Virtual Operations Support Team Program (VOST) to enhance the role of the Nas

$8,450
New England Region (2011-2016 Contract Period) $1,177,990
New Hampshire Comprehensive Cancer Plan

This project will promote NLM resources throughout the development and implementation of the 2015-2020 NH Comprehensive Cancer plan at the NH CCC 10th annual Conference April 1, 2015 and through th

$3,000
NICU Family Resource Center Kindle Project

This funding will be solely utilized for the purchase of 6 tablet devices preloaded with NICU recommended/valued informational sites devoted to the premature newborn and their families.

$1,138
Partners in Health - Dementia and Alzheimer's Information Project

Our Partners in Health will present a number of informational workshops to educate the community about dementia and Alzheimer's disease and the resources available.

$3,500
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce Website (2011-2016)

Partners in Information for the Public Health Website, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Lamar Soutter Library, proposes to continue the enhancement of the Partners in Information Access

$89,121
Plain Language Writing Workshop at Tufts

The goal of the Plain Language Writing Workshop is to increase consumer access to health information and services by training health information specialists, educators, librarians and others to use

$8,008
Promoting NLM Health Care Resources in Rural Vermont

The goals for this award are to increase consumer and clinician awareness of NLM and other government websites by exhibiting at two annual cancer conferences held in northern Vermont.

$1,006
Public Health Information Access through the New England Region

This project has 2 funding sources - NNO and NICHSR The purpose of the NER portion of the project is to provide public health departments with assess to selected licensed e-resources and gain insig

$385,270
Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry Workshops at the University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut will conduct hands-on workshop for software and data carpentry.

$14,689
Stay Well Health Literacy Program

This project will develop a health literacy program for new immigrant students and partner with local nursing students to implement the program.

$8,000
Student Leadership Project

The funding will help sponsor a a full day state leadership conference for 260 youth interested in health careers.

$500
Supporting eScience Learning and Practice through the New England Region

The eScience program will act as a Community of Interest and will collect, maintain and make available locally produced data resulting from clinical and science-based research.

$135,402
Symposium on Change Management for Health Science Libraries

This symposium will outline the elements of change management and provide a framework to apply these concepts to our unique library circumstances.

$4,640
Technology Improvement Award for Latin American Health Alliance

The funds will be used towards the purchase of eight desktop computers for the Hector Reyez House to be used to access MedlinePlus and other informational services through the Substance Abuse and M

$2,562

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