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Appy Hour Recap- November

minna- novOn November 14, Minna Wang, presented an app that her Bench-2-Bedside team created. The app is called CHIMP which stands for “Cultural Health Intelligence for Medical Personnel”.

We were really excited for their team to present at Appy Hour because they won the Library’s sponsored award for Bench-2-Bedside, the “Sex and Gender Differences Award”. To learn more about sex and gender differences, check out our guide.

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Appy Hour, Friday, November 14, 4:30-6pm*

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Friday, November 14, 2014, 4:30-6:00 PM*
Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app.

Featured App: The CHIMP App

Minna Wang, a University of Utah engineering student, will present The CHIMP App at 4:45 and 5:45pm*.

The CHIMP App was created by a group of University of Utah students during the 2013-2014 Bench-2-Bedside competition. CHIMP stands for “Cultural Health Intelligence for Medical Personnel” and is designed to increase cultural awareness during interactions between health care professionals and patients. The CHIMP App team won the “Sex and Gender Differences Award” during the Bench-2-Bedside competition earlier this year.

Special thanks to our partner, the Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty and Academic Affairs, for funding refreshments.

BYOD – Bring your own Device!

Mark your calendar for this time every second* Friday.

For more information, please visit bit.ly/Appy_Hour.

*Please note that Appy Hour is the second Friday of the month. We hope this new time with two presentations will accommodate more schedules! The same presentation will be given at both times.

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Appy Hour Recap- October

oct- ehrOn October 10, Swapnil Sawant and Travis Turner, two students from The GApp Lab (Therapeutic Games and Apps Lab) presented two recent projects- Open EHR App and Doodle Health- at Appy Hour. Continue reading »

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FrankenApp- Tuesday, October 21, 5-8pm in Room 25

G4H iconJoin us Tuesday, October 21, 5-8pm in the Synapse for FrankenApp. FrankenApp is the 2nd event hosted by the University of Utah’s Games4Health.

FrankenApp will be a great opportunity for students to win cash prizes by becoming “mad app scientists”. Below are the details.

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Appy Hour, Friday, October 10, 4:30-6:00pm*

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Friday, October 10, 2014, 4:30-6:00 PM*
Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app.

Featured: Open EHR and Doodle Health

Swapnil Sawant and Travis Turner, students in The GApp Lab (Therapeutic Games & Apps Lab) will present Open EHR and Doodle Health at 4:45pm and 5:45pm*. The GApp Lab partners with U-affiliates and industry to create therapeutic games and apps. Open EHR is an app for a patient’s electronic health record. Doodle Health is a website to gather research on medical pictures/icons and their cultural impacts.

Special thanks to our partner, the Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty and Academic Affairs, for funding refreshments.

BYOD – Bring your own Device!

Mark your calendar for this time every second* Friday.

For more information, please visit bit.ly/Appy_Hour.

*Please note that Appy Hour is the second Friday of the month. We hope this new time with two presentations will accommodate more schedules! The same presentation will be given at both times.

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Embase database trial, Sep. 15 – Dec. 15, 2014

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Whether doing a systematic review or searching published literature for evidence-based practice, include Embase as one of your search tools.

Eccles Library is sponsoring a 3-month trial for the University of Utah community and we encourage you to use it and give us feedback or ask for our assistance in searching Embase.

To learn more, please join us:

Onsite Embase training session:

Wed, Sep. 24th at 12pm in HSEB 3515C.

EMBASE includes over 8,400 journals from around the world and offers particularly strong coverage of European literature and titles in the area of drugs and pharmacology. Overlap between MEDLINE and EMBASE is estimated to be about 60% at the journal level, meaning that EMBASE offers about 40% unique materials that cannot be found in MEDLINE.  EMBASE covers the literature back to 1947, with selected content back to 1902.

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Appy Hour Recap- September

September Appy HourSince September is National Preparedness Month, Philip Chaffee, our Emergency Preparedness Manager, presented a new app called “In Case of Crisis” on September 5. This app is managed by Phil and his team for the health sciences campus, research park, and University of Utah Health Care (hospital and clinics).

In Case of Crisis contains specific emergency and safety procedures and information. For example, do you know the proper steps to take during an earthquake? Where’s your Emergency Assembly Point (EAP)? All this information and more is available to you on the In Case of Crisis app! Phil and his team will be updating the app continuously and adding more content. Also, a new alert feature will be added to the app soon!

Download the “In Case of Crisis- Education” for Android and iOS devices today!

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Appy Hour- Friday, September 5, 4:30-6:00pm*

Appy Hour LogoJoin Us. Drop In. Come on Over.

Friday, September 5, 2014, 4:30-6:00 PM*
Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app.

The featured app is In Case of Crisis.

September is the National Preparedness Month! At 4:45pm and 5:45pm*, Phil Chaffee, Emergency Preparedness Manager, will present In Case of Crisis. This Android and iOS app is for University of Utah affiliates about our emergency and safety procedures, alerts, and much more.

Special thanks to our partner, the Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty and Academic Affairs, for funding refreshments.

BYOD – Bring your own Device!

Mark your calendar for this time every first Friday.

For more information, please visit bit.ly/Appy_Hour.

*Please note that Appy Hour is a different time in September. We hope this new time with two presentations will accommodate more schedules! The same presentation will be given at both times.

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eSynapse Fall Issue Available Online

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The Fall 2014 issue of eSynapse, the newsletter of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is available online.

The Fall issue highlights two special people:
Rachel Hess., Professor of Internal Medicine and director of the University of Utah’s Health System Innovation and Research Program, is this issue’s Library Champion
Lisa Spencer, Library Specialist, is highlighted in the Introducing column.

Don’t miss From the Director – Jean Shipman talks about the new garden level spaces and using information tools to demonstrate your impact.

Join us at InfoFair 2014: Women’s Health Sex & Gender Research Conference: September 3 from Noon-4:30 p.m. in the EIHG auditorium and atrium. Poster, panels and keynote speaker Carolyn Clancy, M.D., Interim Under Secretary for Health, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs discusses evidence-based care for women veterans.

Tallie Casucci summarizes the highlights of the DiGRA 2014 conference held at Snowbird this past August. Both Tallie and Jean Shipman presented on the Library’s collaboration with the Center for Medicine Innovation and The GApp Lab.

Erica Lake reviews details about the recently installed interactive information station. Patients at the Sugar House Center can remotely connect to a librarian at the Hope Fox Eccles Health Library to get their health questions answered.

Other articles of note:
• Learn how to measure, articulate and expand your impact.
• Librarians attend three-day evidence-based workshop in Denver in July
• Two new online resources have been added to our list of databases: ClinicalKey and VisualDX
• AND MORE . . . .

Questions can be directed to the newsletter editor:
Jeanne Le Ber; 801-585-6744
Assistant editor:
Erin Wimmer; 801-587-9258

 

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InfoFair 2014: Women’s Health Sex & Gender Research Conference

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The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health are co-sponsoring a half-day conference focused on sex and gender differences research and women’s health. The intent of the conference is to raise the visibility of University of Utah researchers who are considering sex and gender differences in their research. Join us Wednesday, September 3 from Noon until 4:30 p.m. in the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics (EIHG) Auditorium and Atrium.

As part of this event, the Clifford C. Snyder, M.D. and Mary Snyder Lecturer is Carolyn Clancy, M.D., Interim Under Secretary for Health Veterans Health Administration Department of Veterans Affairs.

There are two panels, one before and one after Dr. Clancy’s talk. The first panel addresses Resources Available to Researchers and features Kathleen Digre, Rachel Hess, John Langell, Tom Parks and Michael Varner. The second panel addresses Incorporating Sex & Gender into the Research Process and features David Perrin, Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, Janet Shaw, Sara Simonsen and Louisa Stark.

A poster session with light lunch takes place at Noon-1:00 in the Lobby. The 13 poster authors will be available to talk about their project and the process of considering sex and gender in the research process.

Visit the InfoFair 2014 website for details about presenters and the program schedule.

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