Daily Archives: January 6, 2012

Building Partnerships to Promote Elder Well-Being

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “Everyone agrees that physical and social activity is key to quality of life for older adults.  But how can health care systems, government agencies, research groups, and community organizations work together to … Continue reading

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New REMM Version (2012) Released

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Major new versions of the REMM (Radiation Emergency Medical Management) website and Mobile REMM were announced today. It is recommended that users update any previous versions of REMM currently downloaded to a … Continue reading

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Understanding Health Literacy

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.mhpa.org/Events/dsp_event.cfm?eventID=153 January 12, 11:00 AM EST. The webinar will explain low health literacy, how it negatively affects health outcomes and costs, and will provide simple solutions, best practices, and tools, including the … Continue reading

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Think Cultural Health

Think Cultural Health (TCH) is dedicated to advancing health equity at every point of contact. With growing concerns about health inequities and the need for health care systems to reach increasingly diverse patient populations, cultural competence has become more and … Continue reading

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Tribal Preparedness for Emergencies

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “American Indian Health portal has a section on People & Traditions: Tribal Preparedness for Emergencies. See specific sections on Our Health; For Researchers, Health Professionals, & Educators; and Organizations & Programs. http://bit.ly/xj30n6Continue reading

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