Daily Archives: July 19, 2011

National Library of Medicine Has Developed a “Preformulated” Search of PubMed in Health Literacy

As always, Siobhan Champ Blackwell has great information to share regarding health information literacy.    She recently posted the following on The Health and Literacy Discussion List.    She shared how she has adopted this strategy to receive weekly updates on … Continue reading

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National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities

The following comes to us from the Office of Minority Health website. http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/npa/ Elimination of health disparities affecting racial and ethnic minority populations cannot happen without the united efforts of our public and private sectors. Further, we believe that ideas … Continue reading

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Health Literacy News

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.   Health Literacy Implications for Health Care Reform Workshop Summary http://bit.ly/roQsHn The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) extends health care access to 32 million Americans who previously had been uninsured. … Continue reading

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Biblioburro: The Donkey Library

Because I am a librarian, I’m always intrigued about library success stories.   This story was brought to my attention, so wanted to share it with you today. It is the story of a rural Colombian librarian, Luis Soriano, and his … Continue reading

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Toolkits

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Sustaining Improved Outcomes: A Toolkit http://www.sustainingoutcomes.com/ Improving quality and achieving better outcomes continues to be a major focus in the areas of public health, healthcare, social service, education, and related fields. In … Continue reading

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