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Jan

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Health-IT COI webinar series

Posted by on January 19th, 2012 0 comments

Session I: “Understanding the role of RECs”, Wed, Jan 25, 2-3 pm As key speaker for next Wednesday’s webinar we have Jeff Loughlin, who serves as the Director for the Regional Extension Center of New Hampshire. He also serves as a Project Director with the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative, working with providers, practice leaders, medical and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Webinars

Jan

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Webinar on Community Benefit

Posted by on January 13th, 2012 0 comments

By Deborah Clark, Leader of the Healthy Communities COI Recently, the Healthy Communities COI hosted a webinar to discuss ways libraries could assist their institutions in meeting IRS “community benefit” filing requirements. Per the Affordable Care Act, non-profit hospitals must now conduct community health needs assessments at least every three years and document what types… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements

Jan

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NIH News in Health [January Issue]

Posted by on January 11th, 2012 0 comments

Check out the January issue of NIH New in Health. Learn about why it’s so hard to break bad habits and also how living in the moment can help improve your health. NIH News in Health is a monthly newsletter with helpful tips to improve your health. Download the PDF or subscribe for a free… Read More »

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Jan

11

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Tox Town Introduces New US Southwest Neighborhood

Posted by on January 11th, 2012 0 comments

What is fracking? What are uranium tailings and how can they affect my health? Answers to these questions can be found in Tox Town’s new US Southwest Scene. http://www.toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/flash/southwest/flash.php (English) http://www.toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/flash/southwest/flash_sp.php (Spanish) This scene, developed in conjunction with Diné College in New Mexico, highlights locations associated with environmental health concerns impacting the Navajo and others… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements

Jan

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Healthy Weight Collaborative [Call for Applications]

Posted by on January 11th, 2012 0 comments

We are pleased to announce the release of the Call for Applications for community teams to participate in Phase Two of the Healthy Weight Collaborative, a national quality improvement effort to test and spread evidence-based and promising interventions to prevent and treat obesity. Attached, please find a fact sheet with more information on the Collaborative… Read More »

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