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Erika Sevetson featured in Brown Magazine

Posted by on December 13th, 2012 0 comments

Erika Sevetson, Health Sciences Librarian at Brown University, is featured in the Fall 2012 issue of Brown Medicine Magazine. This fun article highlights Erika’s professional and personal interests, and features a picture of Erika playing the viola. “Erika says playing in a string quartet is a great place to learn diplomacy.” As a fellow violist,… Read More »

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Nov

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Pew’s Mobile Health 2012

Posted by on November 13th, 2012 0 comments Tags: ,

On November 8, the Pew Internet and American Life Project released Mobile Health 2012. This report gives us the latest findings on health information seeking by smartphone owners. Most notably, this report gives us data about the fast adoption of health apps by Latinos and African-Americans. These findings are the result of a nationwide telephone… Read More »

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Nov

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New IOM Report on Assessing the Value of Community Health Interventions

Posted by on November 7th, 2012 0 comments

For those of you interested in community health outreach and prevention education, there is a new report out by the Institute of Medicine proposing a new framework for assessing the value of community-based health interventions. The report titled, An Integrated Framework for Assessing the Value of Community-Based Prevention is freely downloadable at http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2012/An-Integrated-Framework-for-Assessing-the-Value-of-Community-Based-Prevention.aspx . In… Read More »

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Nov

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MedlinePlus Showcased at Language of TB Conference

Posted by on November 6th, 2012 0 comments

Mark Goldstein was invited to co-present at the “Language of TB” Conference on November 5th, that took place at the Hoagland-Pincus Center in Shrewsbury, MA.  The conference was hosted by Health Resources in Action (HRiA), a nonprofit public health organization dedicated to promoting individual and community health through prevention, health promotion, policy, and support of… Read More »

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Nov

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Hospital Library at SVHC Receives Go-Ahead

Posted by on November 6th, 2012 0 comments

Gary Strubel, the hospital librarian at Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) in Bennington, VT, has recently received the “seal of approval” from SVHC’s Executive Management Team to go ahead with transitioning the hospital library function to a Knowledge Services Department.  Gary will spend the next several months working out  details with Operations and Human Resources…. Read More »

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