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This past week the innovation accelerator Pulse, a part of Mass Challenge, hosted an event with Innovation Leader about transforming healthcare. The Pulse accelerator is start up friendly health lab where entrepreneurs are connected to experts, institutions, and resources. Our health care system is facing serious issues, as can be determined from the news and… Read More »
Posted in: Commentary
The 2018 NACCHO Preparedness Summit (April 17-20, 2018-Atlanta, GA) was my first chance to tell people about the emergency preparedness resources available from NLM including DIMRC and MedlinePlus. Check out the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) to find resources for preparedness professionals, community organizations and the general public on preparing your community and your… Read More »
Last week, I met with staff at the Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee (CEOC) for a MedlinePlus training. CEOC is an anti-poverty agency which seeks to “empower people and mobilize resources to fight poverty’s causes and impacts through education and organizing.” My goal was to share information about freely available health information resources for 1) personal staff use… Read More »
Posted in: Trainings
Are you a student or a teacher? My answer is I am both. Even if you are an educator in a K-12 school, college or a university, I bet you also spend a portion of your time wearing the hat of a student. Most of us experience being a student because our jobs require… Read More »