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Past Funded Projects

2015
Title Description Amount
Technology Improvement: Improving Digital Literacy for Underserved Families

The project's goal is to improve Parent to Parent's outreach and capacity to support families through home visits in Whatcom County, specifically in the Latino community, and to assist pa

$4,711
Technology Improvement: Instructional Technology Upgrade

Eleven Providence Health & Services and Swedish Health libraries reorganized at the end of 2014 to provide a system-wide library service.

$9,994
Technology Improvement: One-Stop Online Health Care Directory

The goal of this project is to create a directory of links to health information for East African immigrants.

$10,000
2014
Title Description Amount
Exhibit: Dental Village Outreach Project

The Hilltop Healthy Kids & Family Carnival brings together community partners once a year to promote healthy lifestyle changes to at- risk urban youth and families in the Hilltop community of T

$500
Express Outreach: Alaska Health Education Library Project

The goal of this project is to increase Alaska?s prevention and health promotion capacity for evidence-based and outcome-based programming and evaluation by increasing the prevention and promotion

$14,990
Express Outreach: Environmental Health Connection for Rural Oregon Schools, Phase 2

The goal of this project is to engage middle school students in greater awareness of their environmental surroundings and to encourage students to become engaged in scientific inquiry and explore c

$15,000
Express Outreach: Equipping Peer Language Navigators for Outreach in Anchorage, Alaska Communities

The goal of this project is to increase the number of Peer Language Navigators who are equipped with the knowledge of and ability to access and use high quality consumer health information.

$15,000
Express Outreach: Health Insurance 101: Outreach to Somali Community in King County

The goal of this project is to mobilize and engage with Somali refugees and immigrants in King County, WA surrounding access to health insurance.

$7,400
Express Outreach: Outreach Training Program on Evidence-based Mgmt for Healthcare Administrators in Idaho

The goal of this project is to provide an Evidence-based Management (EBMgt) educational training program to healthcare administrators in Idaho for them to gain knowledge of EBMgt, to improve their

$15,000
Express Outreach: Promoting Health Insurance and Enrollment Literacy with Inmates

The goal of this project is to engage, educate and prepare inmates to enroll in health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) upon release from the Gallatin County Detention Center.

$15,000
Health Disparities Info Outreach: Increasing Health Disparity and Resource Awareness Utilizing Teatro Milagro

Tuality Healthcare's Cultural Diversity Taskforce proposes to collaborate with Teatro Milagro to bring a unique theater-based interactive presentation to create dialog and foster self-reflecti

$5,000
Health Disparities Info Outreach: Somali Cultural Profile Health Disparities Info Project

This purpose of this project is to review, update and enhance the Somali Cultural Profile and create a new Somali Community Resources page on the EthnoMed website (ethnomed.org).

$4,700
Health Disparities Info Outreach: Somali Mammogram Screening

The Somali Mammogram Screening Education Project will develop new health education materials for Somali patients, their care providers and community members, including a web-based narrated video sl

$5,000
Health Info Services: Building a Healthier Community in Western Washington County

Tuality Health Information Resource Center will partner with the Tuality Community Education Department to increase the visibility of both departments in the community by providing reliable health

$5,000
Health Info Services: FD CARES Community Education Outreach

The City of Tacoma, Fire Department FD CARES Program will create supplemental materials to enhance their current chronic illness education program for residents and staff at local Tacoma care facil

$5,000
Health Info Services: Providing Health Info Library Resources to Students and Faculty

The intent of this project is to increase the knowledge and awareness of the health and medical information available to our students from the National Library of Medicine.

$5,000
Medical Library Pilot Project: Clinical and Translational Activities Reporting Tool

The OHSU Library is aiming to build a research activity profiling tool that will synthesize and analyze data across a disparate set of internal and external data sources (e.g.

$15,000
Medical Library Pilot Project: Clinical Staff Digital Displays

The goal of the project, Clinical Staff Digital Displays, will be to provide ready access to educational and evidence-based information, real-time department-specific communications, and the Kooten

$15,000
Medical Library Pilot Project: Neighborhood Health Link

The goal of this project is to increase the scope and effective use of Neighborhood Health Link (https://www.neighborhoodhealthlink.org), a 508-

$15,000
Medical Library Pilot Project: RELM Phase 3: Research and Evid Literacy in Medicine CME Game for Physicians

This collaboration between the Health Sciences Library and School of Medicine at the University of Washington aims to increase the digital research knowledge skills of physicians, especially clinic

$15,000

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