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Jun

12

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NER Hospital Libraries Advisory Group Annual Meeting

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

NER hosted our annual meeting for the Hospital Libraries Advisory Group on Tue, June 9. We began the meeting by acknowledging the recent closure of Vermont and New Hampshire hospital libraries. This sad development signals a bigger issue. Economic hardship is commonplace for those providing healthcare in our rural communities. Our hearts go out to… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Apr

24

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ICYMI: 2020 ONC Annual Meeting on Bringing the EHR to the Patient

Posted by on April 24th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

With work travel prohibited while our country copes with COVID-19, I am looking for alternative professional development opportunities to help me understand my role in empowering health information outreach in New England. To catch up on Health IT, I dedicated one day to watching this recorded webcast of the 2020 ONC Annual Meeting on Connecting… Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

Apr

08

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Libraries Closed! Painful Decisions in Response to COVID-19

Posted by on April 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

I subscribe to multiple listservs for library staff, with a focus on issues affecting hospital libraries and public libraries. My inbox exploded in March. Librarians were frantically seeking support and guidance during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. At first, the emails were related to spring conferences. Many institutions started restricting travel, and this cascaded… Read More »

Posted in: Commentary

Jan

08

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Yale University Librarians on Serving Nursing and Allied Health Care Professionals

Posted by on January 8th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

On Tue, Dec 10, 2019, NNLM NER hosted two Yale University librarians in a webinar addressing the health information needs of nursing and allied health care professionals. The webinar was part of our NER Hospital Librarians series. This educational series provides professional development opportunities for hospital librarians in the New England Region. Topics are determined… Read More »

Posted in: Webinars

Nov

06

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Embracing Community: Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital’s Medical Library

Posted by on November 6th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

In August, I wrote about my trip to Copley Hospital shortly after librarian Stacy Wein was notified about the library’s closure. After my visit with Stacy, I drove 40 miles to what is known as the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. I wanted to learn more about the medical library at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH)…. Read More »

Posted in: Communities of Interest

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