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Oct

07

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National Medical Librarians Month: Sara Mannheimer

Posted by on October 7th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

In honor of National Medical Librarians Month in October, we are featuring librarians in the PNR region who are medical/health sciences librarians as well as those who provide health information to their communities.  This week of October 7th, 2019 we are featuring Montana State University’s Sara Mannheimer who is a Data Librarian.  Welcome Sara, to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data Science, News from Network Members, News From NNLM PNR, Public Health

Sep

19

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Consumer Health Minute: Health Literacy Month

Posted by on September 19th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , ,

October is just around the corner which also happens to be Health Literacy Month. Health literacy is so important when it comes to our health. We need to be able to understand how and when to take medication, talk with our healthcare providers, understand test results, navigate our way through the healthcare system, and know… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Health Observances, Public Health

May

14

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DataFlash: Can Librarians Hack it for Health? Yes!!!

Posted by on May 14th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Can librarians hack it in a hackathon?  The answer to that question is a resounding yes!!!  As a former hackathon librarian participant, I can confidently give you my word that librarians are an asset to any hackathon team. From April 12th-14th, 2019, I, a health sciences librarian, flew out to Spokane, WA from Seattle, WA… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data Science, Public Health, Technology

Apr

08

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DataFlash: The Impact of the NIH-NLM-NNLM in U.S. Communities

Posted by on April 8th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

April 7th-13th, 2019 is National Library Week. The American Library Association’s (ALA) National Library Week theme is simple, but compelling: how libraries equate to building strong communities. In honor of National Library Week, the NNLM PNR’s Dragonfly will go back in time and explore the origins of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Data Science, Funding, Public Health, Public Libraries

Mar

15

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DataFlash: Healthy Paradigm Shifts – Hacking Behavioral Health’s Future

Posted by on March 15th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

What is a healthcare hackathon? Generally speaking, a healthcare hackathon is a social event that focuses on building small and innovative technology projects that aim to resolve healthcare challenges. “Hackathon” is a portmanteau of the words “hack” and “marathon,” which in turn translates into some kind of race against the clock to solve challenges. MIT… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Public Health, Technology

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