Tag Archives: Missouri

Dr. Howard Koh in Missouri on Sept. 13 to Discuss Health Literacy

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv. “Hi all, Dr. Howard Koh, 14th Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be in Columbia, Mo., on September 13 to talk about the importance of health literacy … Continue reading

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The Great Missouri River Flood of 2011

The Missouri River now looks very different from this picture, as flood waters spill over it’s banks.     We are experience historic flooding here in the Heartland of the United States.   Here are a couple of links which can give you … 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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“100-Year Flood”

We are currently experiencing what is being referred to as the “100 year flood” here in the middle of the United States – involving several states, homes, entire communities and businesses along the Missouri River.   Our Methodist Health System  posted … Continue reading

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American Red Cross Shelter View App

http://bit.ly/hj9tt6 BE PREPARED Offered by the American Red Cross, the application maps locations and shelter details across the United States. Zoom in to the local area. View shelter details: the agency managing the shelter, capacity of the shelter and current … Continue reading

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Joplin Tornado and Social Media Response

The following was posted on MCR-MCMLA [mcmla-l@listserv.kumc.edu]; on behalf of; MidContinental Region News [rml4@RML4.UTAH.EDU] http://bit.ly/jvYmUJ “Read this blog entry from the idisaster 2.0: Social Media and Emergency Management blog on how social media use in response to the Joplin tornado … Continue reading

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Missouri Health Literacy Classes: Sign Up Now!

For those who may be in Missouri this September – November. , this was posted on the Medical Librarians [MCMLA-L@LISTSERV.KUMC.EDU]; on behalf of; MidContinental Region News [rml4@RML4.UTAH.EDU] “These workshops are designed to raise awareness about health literacy and to provide … Continue reading

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8th Annual Missouri Health Policy Summit

The Social Determinants of Health and the Future of Health Care http://healthpolicy.missouri.edu/ Friday, October 29, 2010 Garden Conference Center, Hilton Garden Inn Columbia, Missouri For more information and to see the brochure: http://som.missouri.edu/cme/HPS/HPSbrochure-2010.pdf

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“Health Literacy Missouri” a Video

I was made aware of a new video today “Health Literacy Missouri” which is the work of Health Literacy Missouri, a Missouri Foundation for Health project to enhance health literacy in Missouri, and the Health Communication Research Center (HCRC) at … Continue reading

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