Tag Archives: Information literacy

Health Information Literacy in Your Hospital

For those of you working in a hospital setting, the following was posted on MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu] Are you involved in health information literacy in your hospital?  Share your story!  We would love to hear what you are doing and what … 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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Library Success: Outreach to Seniors

The following library success story was posted on the MCMLA-L LISTSERV by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell. http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=Senior_Outreach The Grillo Health Information Center http://www.grillocenter.org/outreach.html is a community organization located at the Tebo Family Medical Pavilion in Boulder, CO, It is committed to increasing health … Continue reading

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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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Health Information Literacy: On the Front Lines

The following was posted in the MidContinental Region News. EDUCATION: Breezing Along with the RML -Wed. July 20, 2011 10:00 Mountain Time, 11:00 Central Time Two topics:: Health Information Literacy: On the Front Lines Please join the July 2011 Breezing … Continue reading

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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy Announces National Funding Opportunity

The following was posted on the AMA Foundation Health Literacy Blog. “The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy announced their 2012 National Grant competition.  The grantmaking program seeks to develop or expand projects designed to support the development of literacy skills … Continue reading

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IHA Annual Health Literacy Conference

The following was seen on the  MCR-MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu]   listserv.   IHA Annual Health Literacy Conference Offers Discount to Medical Librarians!: The Institute for Healthcare Advancement is hosting its 10th Annual Health Literacy Conference: “Health Literacy = Effective Communication: Translating Ideas … Continue reading

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Special Webinar on Health Literacy

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog.   “Special Guest Speaker for Webinar on Health Literacy! March 17 March 17th 10MT/11CT Guest Speaker: Michael Villaire, MSLM Chief Operating Officer, Institute for Healthcare Advancement Health Literacy in the Real World: … Continue reading

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Ask A Librarian Column

Siobhan Champ-Blackwell posted the following on the BHIC Blog last week.    The registration process she mentions is easy.    Although this publication is indicated for Physicians’ Assistants, the information is helpful for all audiences.   “Using the PICO model for evidence-based … Continue reading

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InBrief: The Foundations of Lifelong Health

My attention was drawn to this video through a post on the BHIC Blog. http://vimeo.com/18623166 The video gives a great overview of many of the issues which face us today in bringing life-long change in the nation’s health – change … Continue reading

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