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Archive for November, 2012

Rendezvous: PubMed Health

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

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Edit: A recording is now available at

It’s time for another National Library of Medicine (NLM) resource! PubMed Health is a growing collection of clinical effectiveness information that aims to help users find the evidence that could answer their questions about effects of health care – and help them understand what they find.

Come join us on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 1pm Pacific time (Noon Alaska, 2pm Mountain) during our free monthly webcast at to learn more about PubMed Health, including recent developments – some as recent as this week. The session will be presented by Hilda Bastian, from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Find out more about clinical effectiveness information at NCBI, and where it fits in. (more…)

Takeaways from Diverse Partners in Emergency Preparedness

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

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One in an ongoing series of reports from our funding awardees. Rudy Hurtado shares what he learned when he was awarded Professional Development funding to attend the Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference in Tacoma.

By Rodolfo (Rudy) Hurtado, Director, Viva Hispanic Foundation NW, Seattle

The incredibly informative Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference included plenary sessions and numerous concurrent workshops, beginning with the very engaging keynote speaker who provided some valuable information and good tips on managing stress. Dr. Grady P. Bray, President of Crisis Human Services, Inc. spoke on the topic “Emergency Response: The Trauma that Does Not Bleed.”