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PACIFIC SOUTHWEST REGION

Access to Electronic Health Information: Senior Health Project in San Diego

The overall goal of the Senior Health Project: Access to Electronic Health Information is an outreach program to facilitate information access for about 1,500-2,000 people at select community-based senior centers in San Diego, CA. The details of project design are outlined below, followed by the methodology in the next section. This outreach initiative has five specific objectives. To implement a health information access network relationship with two partners at local senior centers using the PCOM website as its hub. To train patients and the public at the senior centers and staff to use electronic information resources to enhance their knowledge of personal and family senior health concerns. There will be a series of workshop classes on access to databases by taking computers to the sites and also by using on site computers to provide training workshops.

Organization:
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
Department:
Library
Funded Dates: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2004 to Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Funding Amount: 
$40,000
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - General Public
Librarians - Health Science
Librarians - Public/Other
Consumers - Patients & Families
Health Professionals - All Types