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Success Under Duress: How Five Hospitals Thrive Despite Challenging Payer Mix

Posted by on September 24th, 2010

Safety-net hospitals often struggle financially while providing a significant level of care to low-income, uninsured, and vulnerable communities. In a new report from the California HealthCare Foundation, “Success Under Duress: How Five Hospitals Thrive Despite Challenging Payer Mix”, five California safety-net hospitals are identified as achieving financial success despite this challenging situation. In the report,… Read More »

Posted in: Hospital Libraries

Sep

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MedlinePlus Herb & Supplement Information

Posted by on September 23rd, 2010

New herb and supplement information coming soon to MedlinePlus. Next week, MedlinePlus will add 100 monographs about herbs and supplements from Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database, Consumer Version (NMCD). The content will be available in English and Spanish. It replaces the monographs from Natural Standard. The MedlinePlus team will put redirects in place, but please update… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health

Sep

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NIHSeniorHealth Toolkit for Trainers – Updated Modules Now Available

Posted by on September 21st, 2010

Updated training modules have been added to the National Institute on Aging’s Toolkit for Trainers, a free resource that can be used to help older adults find reliable online health information on their own. The Toolkit offers free lesson plans, student handouts, glossaries, trainer tools and an introductory video and can be used in libraries,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Search Tools

Sep

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OMHRC American Indian/Alaska Native HIV/AIDS Awards

Posted by on September 21st, 2010

The Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC) has announced the American Indian/Alaska Native HIV/AIDS Tribal Awards for FY 2011. The Tribal Initiative on HIV/AIDS is a capacity building, training, and technical assistance project of the OMHRC, funded by the Minority AIDS Initiative, and in collaboration with the Indian Health Service National HIV/AIDS Program. The… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Funding

Sep

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PubMed includes over 20 Million records!

Posted by on September 1st, 2010

Recently PubMed made it to more than 20 million records. You can see how many citations are in PubMed by searching this way: In addition, if you aren’t signed into your My NCBI account, you can see how many review articles are in PubMed as well as the number of Free Full Text materials. As… Read More »

Posted in: PubMed

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