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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Keeping Current with Social Media workshop on April 6th

Join us for a “Keeping Current with Social Media” workshop, Friday, 4/6/12

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“Make the Call. Don’t Miss a Beat.” heart-attack awareness program

Excellent heart-attack awareness program for women by the U.S. Dept. of H.H.S.

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We are hiring!

Eccles Library is accepting applications for a evening Library Supervisor. This position is full-time with benefits; apply online at the Human Resources website.

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University of Chicago Hospital iPad program appears highly successful

According to a recent post on iMedicalApps: Recently, physicians at the University of Chicago published a research letter in the Archives of Internal Medicine detailing their experience with the routine use of iPads by internal medicine residents during their regular duties. What they documented was that use of the mobile device was objectively associated with […]

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Helping young cancer patients cope: Re-Mission video game

A video game has been developed to help young people cope with the challenges of fighting cancer, and the research indicates that it does make a difference.

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New initiative to support academic progression in nursing

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launches new initiative to help raise the educational level of nursing professionals so that 80% have a baccalaureate degree by 2020.

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For the operating room: a sterile iPad sleeve

Review summary of new sterile sleeve for iPad.

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Internet privacy: a growing concern

Internet users want it both ways: quality search results that come from Google and other online services tracking their data, and protection from having online activities tracked.

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Using teach-back to improve health literacy

Using the teach-back method is an excellent way to make sure you’ve gotten your information across, whether to students in the library, or patients in a clinical setting.

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Healthy kids, healthy communities

Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is helping dozens of communities across the country to reshape their environments to support healthy living and prevent childhood obesity. This video is the third in a series showcasing achievements in one community.

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