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Jun

30

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Join Us in Planning Community Health Engagement!

Posted by on June 30th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

Guest post by Alan Lampson, Lead, Frymoyer Community Health Resource Center, University of Vermont Medical Center On June 21 the NNLM NER hosted a WebEx meeting to discuss a new Community of Interest (COI) on Community Health Engagement. We discussed what a COI is – a community of people who share a common interest or… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communities of Interest, Patient Engagement

Jun

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NIHSeniorHealth.gov retiring August 1, 2017

Posted by on June 26th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Launched in 2003, NIHSeniorHealth.gov was a database designed for seniors with special features including large print, audio presentations, covering diseases particularly associated with senior citizens. It was ahead of its time in addressing internet accessibility issues. In conjunction with the National Institute of Aging (NIA), NIHSeniorHealth.gov provided evidence-based health information to millions of older adults… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, NIH, NLM, NLM Resources

Jun

23

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Collective Impact: Cross-Sector Approach to Community Health

Posted by on June 23rd, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

Midway through the 2017 Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit, I put down my iPhone and stopped tweeting. I was captivated by presenters Dennis Johnson and Ben Williams. They were sharing their work as managing partners of Sort Sol Group in Madison, WI. The gist of their session was working the Collective Impact model in community health… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary, Public Health

Jun

21

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How do we influence others?

Posted by on June 21st, 2017 0 comments

Hello everyone! A couple weeks ago I attended a leadership institute and it was filled with amazing ideas and strategies for management and leadership. I wanted to share one of the ideas that we looked at. This is a way of looking at influencing strategies by organizing them into 9 groups from HayGroup. Empowerment: making… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Jun

16

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A New Reality: Learning empathy through Virtual Reality

Posted by on June 16th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

How do you teach students empathy? That is the main question behind a project spearheaded by librarians at the University of New England (UNE) in Maine, funded during 2016-2017 by NNLM NER. The project entitled, “Empathy Learned Through an Extended Medical Education Virtual Reality Project”, uses a virtual reality (VR) experience to immerse 1st year… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project, Technology

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