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Mar

08

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NH/VT Hospital Libraries Focus Group

Posted by on March 8th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

We know that rural hospitals are economically stressed and that hospital libraries are closing. This is particularly notable in New Hampshire and Vermont. NER was interested in hearing how this is impacting the remaining hospital librarians. On February 9, we invited twelve people who are interested in the fate of hospital libraries in NH and… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest


Mar

04

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Words Matter

Posted by on March 4th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

Did you know that illicit drug use disorder is the most stigmatized health condition in the world and alcohol use disorder was ranked not far behind as fourth in the world? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3353607/ A study was conducted by the Recovery Research Institute that asked participants how they felt about two people “actively using drugs and alcohol”…. Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Patient Engagement, Public Health


Feb

26

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Bias Awareness Resources

Posted by on February 26th, 2021 0 comments

Bias in biomedical data has come to the forefront in the last year in light of how groups of patients have received care for COVID-19. This discussion has also highlighted other ways that data can be examined for different types of social justice biases. But before you can examine the data for biases, it’s essential… Read More »

Posted in: Blog


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