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PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION

Effective Use and Integration of Regional Library Resources in a Rural Health Care Setting

The goal of this project is to further understanding of the information and resource needs of rural health care facilities in Southwest Montana through a training program designed to address these needs. The project will be collaboration between St. James Healthcare and the Community Health Center, both located in Butte, Montana, and the Ruby Valley Hospital in Sheridan, Montana. Onsite assessments will be performed and appropriate training materials will be developed. Knowledge and availability of resources, including an expanded use of internet assets, will increase and thus enhance medical education and facilitate more efficient and effective information retrieval.

Organization:
Saint James Community Hospital
Department:
Not Applicable
Funded Dates: 
Friday, July 15, 2005 to Thursday, March 30, 2006
Funding Amount: 
$10,000
Beneficiaries: 
Librarians - Health Science
Consumers - Patients & Families
Health Professionals - All Types