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How Effective Healthcare Communication Contributes to Health Equity

Posted by on May 24th, 2012

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has released a seven minute video: “How Effective Healthcare Communication Contributes to Health Equity.” This video offers a helpful introduction for all healthcare providers on how culture, language and health literacy support the elimination of disparities and promote health equity. Effective healthcare communication policies and practices, including provider… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy

May

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PubMed Adds Filters Sidebar and Computed Author Sorted Display!

Posted by on May 11th, 2012

Yesterday, two new features were added to PubMed: filters sidebar and computed author sorted display! In order to provide users with a more visible and accessible way to narrow PubMed results, the Limits page has been replaced by a results filter sidebar. The filter sidebar options will work the same way as the limit selections;… Read More »

Posted in: PubMed

May

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National Library of Medicine Releases Free iPad App, “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness”

Posted by on May 11th, 2012

To give those who can’t travel to Bethesda, Maryland to see it in person a lively virtual experience, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces a new, free iPad app that captures the contents of its popular exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, currently on display. NLM is the world’s largest… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources

May

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Lori Tagawa Appointed to APFSA Board of Directors

Posted by on May 2nd, 2012

In April 2012, Lori Tagawa, Community Outreach Coordinator for the NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region, accepted an invitation to serve on the Board of Directors for the Asian Pacific Faculty and Staff Association (APFSA) at UCLA. In addition to providing resources, support, and a forum for networking for Asian Pacific (AP) faculty and staff at UCLA,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General

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