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Webinar: Financial Health Programming at FQHCs

Posted by on October 30th, 2017 0 comments

The National Nurse Led Care Consortium is sponsoring a webinar about the connection between physical health and financial health. Building Capacity for Social Determinants of Health Programming at FQHCs will discuss how financial health programming a Federally Qualified Health Centers can impact health outcomes. Case studies on this topic will also be presented. This webinar… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

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AHRQ Report on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid use Disorder

Posted by on October 30th, 2017 0 comments

A recent report from the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality highlights factors related to medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in rural primary care settings. Implementing Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Primary Care: Environmental Scan presents three main findings from a literature review of scientific and grey literature: models of… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Substance Addiction and Misuse

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Violence Prevention Resources

Posted by on October 30th, 2017 0 comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated their page on violence prevention. Resources on this page include statistics, infographics, and publications to prevent violence in all age groups. The CDC also describes funded programs and initiatives aimed at violence prevention. A recently published report, Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Oct

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The Imperative for Learning Health Systems to Address Health Literacy

Posted by on October 27th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

“Learn or perish” would be an apt slogan for health systems today. The rate of change in health care is high. Technological advancements, research, innovation, and market dynamics all drive the soaring complexity of the health care system. In order to survive, health systems must learn how to adapt, and in the process – we… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Health Information Literacy, Public Health

Oct

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Putting the Consumer Health Information Specialization to Work in Public Libraries

Posted by on October 27th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

The Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) credential can help public librarians stay current in the consumer health information field and bring an additional, recognized level of expertise to their communities. This webinar will provide an overview of the CHIS designation, including its requirements and benefits, and will also showcase specific projects and programs that public library… Read More »

Posted in: Health Information Literacy, National Library of Medicine News, Public Library, Webinars

Oct

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Putting the Human into Health Literacy

Posted by on October 27th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Think about your favorite book. It probably kept you turning page after page because it had an engaging storyline, a relatable character, or a situation that resonated in some way with your personal life. Authors tell a story. Yet as healthcare communicators, the story is often removed and what’s left is information. The healthcare industry,… Read More »

Posted in: Articles, Health Information Literacy, Public Health

Oct

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Partnering4Health Report

Posted by on October 23rd, 2017 0 comments

Partnering4Health is a project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and between 2014 and 2017. Five national organizations were provided with CDC funding to support communities in their efforts to promote healthy lifestyle. The final aim of this project was to reduce death and disability due to tobacco use, decrease obesity and reduce the… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease, Public Health

Oct

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Obesity and Cancer

Posted by on October 23rd, 2017 0 comments

A recent issue of CDC’s Vital Signs highlighted the link between obesity and some types of cancer. This article explains that while there are 13 types of cancer associated with obesity, over half of Americans aren’t aware of this link. Vital Signs also provides infographics about recent trends in obesity related cancers as well as… Read More »

Posted in: Chronic Disease

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Community Health Resilience Tools

Posted by on October 23rd, 2017 0 comments

The Community Health Resilience Initiative is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, the Office of Health Affairs and supported by the Department of Health and Human Services. This public and private sector collaboration has a goal to develop a practical toolkit to strengthen community health resilience. Their website has a wide variety of resources… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness

Oct

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Self-Care Resource for Health Outreach

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments

Health Outreach Partners (HOP) has developed Self-Care: Taking Care of Ourselves So We Can Take Care of Others, a resource for health center outreach workers, though the information applies to many types of outreach. This guides shares: the benefits of self-care the need for self-care the role organizations play how to develop a self-care practice… Read More »

Posted in: General, Mental Health

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