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Apr

07

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Enhancing Information Access in a Hospital Setting

Posted by on April 7th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

In 2020-2021, NER supported the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library (MFHSL) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in efforts to enhance access to health information for library users when the information desk is not staffed. Amanda Scull, Head of Education and Information Services, was the lead for this project. This blog post is an excerpt of the… Read More »

Posted in: Funded Project

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

Feb

16

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Rural Healthcare Readiness Surge Web Portal

Posted by on February 16th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

On January 21, 2021, I attended a webinar co-sponsored by the New England Rural Health Association and the New York State Association for Rural Health.  These two associations are offering webinars on rural health through June 2021. Recordings of previous webinars are located on this page. Renée Joskow, Chief Dental Officer, Health Resources and Services… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Jan

05

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NIH HEAL Initiative Workshop on Myofascial Pain

Posted by on January 5th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

In September 2020, the National Institutes of Health hosted a two-day workshop on the intersection of substance use disorder and the management of myofascial pain. You are able to view the VideoCast for Day One and Day Two. The workshop opened by recognizing that our current opioid crisis arose from the mishandling of chronic pain…. Read More »

Posted in: NIH

Dec

12

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Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19

Posted by on December 12th, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

On December 3-4, 2020, the National Institutes of Health hosted the Workshop on Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19. The goal was to summarize existing knowledge and to identify key knowledge gaps. On Day One, Dr. Anthony Fauci welcomed over twenty biomedical researchers to give quick summaries. Dr. John Brooks (CDC) lay the groundwork with the epidemiological… Read More »

Posted in: NIH

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