Tag Archives: Health care provider

Happy Holidays from BHIC

It is too good not to share this message from the BHIC Web Log, from the National Network, Libraries of Medicine. “The holidays are upon is, and we thought we would add a bit of humor to today’s posts! Hmm … Continue reading

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Online Education and Training for Health Professionals

Now Easily Accessible on Cancer.govThe National Cancer Institute (NCI) has organized its online tutorials, web-based tools, and video casts into one convenient location on the Education and Training for Health Professionals web page. Learn about critical topics including clinical trials, translational … Continue reading

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Infant Mortality Awareness Month

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://1.usa.gov/90IRAo September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month, and in 2011, the Office of Minority Health decided to partner with local communities, and focus on the role of the health care provider. The … Continue reading

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Lists of 10 things for Patients

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. 10 dumb things you do at the doc’s office http://bit.ly/lmyOHl By Elizabeth Cohen, CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Talking on your cell phone in the examining room, forgetting what medicines you take and … Continue reading

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Successful Weight Loss: Evidence-Based Obesity Resources

The following was posted through the blog Bringing Health Information to the Community (BHIC) Overweight and obese individuals often find it difficult to lose weight and keep it off. Health care providers are uniquely positioned to engage in a dialogue … Continue reading

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Exploring Your Family’s Health History

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://nihseniorhealth.gov/creatingafamilyhealthhistory/toc.html At your next family reunion or gathering, why not explore a different type of family tree — your family health history? Knowing what diseases and health conditions run in your family … Continue reading

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National Library of Medicine Launches MedlinePlus Connect

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2011pres/06/20110620a.html The National Library of Medicine has formally launched MedlinePlus Connect. This free service allows health organizations and health information technology (HIT) providers to link patient portals and electronic health record (EHR) … Continue reading

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EHR Impact at Joslin

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. EHR Success Stories: Joplin Clinic Rises from the Rubble in 72 hours http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ID_6HLt9RPA This video demonstrates the impact having an electronic health record in place can have when disasters occur. Despite the … Continue reading

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“Challenges and Innovative Solutions for Educating Self-Care Skills to Deaf and Low Literacy Clients”

Bet Key Wong, MS, RN; Central Mass Health Literacy Project, posted the following on the HealthLiteracy Listserv. “On May 11, 2011, the Central Mass Health Literacy Project organized a health literacy symposium featuring a presentation by Gregory Shuler, RN;  on … Continue reading

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Literacy Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. New State and Local Health Literacy Groups: New Jersey Health Literacy Coalition http://www.njhealthliteracy.org/ Fairfax County Health Literacy Initiative http://chrc.gmu.edu/fchli/ United Way Launches Effort To Recruit 1 Million Literacy Volunteers http://huff.to/l9anfv The Huffington … Continue reading

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