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Health Services Research & Public Health: What's Happening at NLM? MLA 2008

A recording of the original presentation is available.

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Health Services Research & Public Health: What’s Happening at NLM?
Health Services Research & Public Health:
What’s Happening at NLM?
 Lisa Lang, Head and Lisa Sedlar, Librarian

National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology

Medical Library Association Annual Meeting
May 2008

 

 

 

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Slide lists names and titles of the Staff of the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR, pronounced “nick-hsr”)
Staff of the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology

Lisa Lang, Head, NICHSR and Assistant Director, Health Services Research Information
Vivian A. Auld, Technical Information Specialist
Ione Auston, Librarian
Basheer Kareem, Library Technician
Lisa A. Sedlar, Librarian
Catherine Roos Selden, Librarian

 

Slide 3

Slide provides overview of entire 20 minute presentation (both Lisa Lang and Lisa Sedlar presentations)
What We’ll Address Today

Brief History and Mission of NICHSR
Recent NICHSR highlights:

  • Health Services Research support
  • Personalized Health Records and other Health Care Technology activity
  • Public Health Workforce support

Slide provides overview of entire 20 minute presentation (both Lisa Lang and Lisa Sedlar presentations)

 

Slide 4

Slide entitled “How I got Here” shows brightly colored drawing of a truck holding books against a blue sky.
How I got Here
Slide entitled “How I got Here” shows brightly colored drawing of a truck holding books against a blue sky.

Slide used as “vehicle” for brief background on L.Lang, who joined NLM in June 2007.

 

Slide 5

Slide includes quote from 1993 NIH Revitalization Act establishing NICHSR and defining its mission.
Mission/History of NICHSR

NICHSR's mandate is to improve:
"..the collection, storage, analysis, retrieval, and dissemination of information on health services research, clinical practice guidelines, and on health care technology, including the assessment of such technology."
1993 NIH Revitalization Act

 

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Screen shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov; Arrow points to “Health Services Research and Public Health” option from left hand menu.
Finding NICHSR on the National Library of Medicine Home Page

Screen shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov
Arrow points to “Health Services Research and Public Health” option from left hand menu.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrph.html. Arrow points to headings on left column of page, highlighting  four categories of resources: HSR collaborative projects, databases, subject access projects (queries or search filters), and outreach and training.
Integrating Resources for Research and Practice


Screen shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrph.html
Arrow points to headings on left column of page, highlighting  four categories of resources: HSR collaborative projects, databases, subject access projects (queries or search filters), and outreach and training.

 

 

 

Slide 8

Screen shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrinfo/
HSR Info Central – Portal

Screen shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrinfo/

 

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Screen Shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrproj/
HSRProj
Database of Health Services Research and Public Health Systems Projects in Progress

Screen Shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrproj/

 

 

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Screen shot of soon-to-be implemented mapping function that will be added to HSRProj site.  Picture portrays map of the entire US with dots representing location of active/funded studies in the database.  Map highlights State of Virginia as an example of the summary information that site will provide.
Maps will be Added to HSRProj in 2008


Screen shot of soon-to-be implemented mapping function that will be added to HSRProj site.  Picture portrays map of the entire US with dots representing location of active/funded studies in the database.  Map highlights State of Virginia as an example of the summary information that site will provide.

 

 

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Screen Shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/hsrr_search/
HSRR
Database of Datasets and Instruments/Indices used in Health Services, Behavioral and Social Sciences and Public Health Research

Screen Shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/hsrr_search/

 

 

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Screen shot of illustrative record from HSRR search with overlay/inset of page showing result of PubMed search using filter contained in the record itself.
HSRR and PubMed Filtered Searches – Added Value

Screen shot of illustrative record from HSRR search with overlay/inset of page showing result of PubMed search using filter contained in the record itself.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/hedges/search.html .
Health Services Research Queries – Additional Tools for Filtered Searches

Screen shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/hedges/search.html

 

 

 

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Screen shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/corelib/hsrmethods.html.
HSR Methodology Core Library Recommendations Added to Web Site

Screen shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/corelib/hsrmethods.html

 

 

Slide 15

Screen shot
Health Statistics Online Training Course Updated

Screen shot

 

 

 

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Screen shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/usestats/index.htm
Health Statistics Online Training Course Updated

Screen shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/usestats/index.htm

 

 

 

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Page shows primary icon of the Community Health Status Indicators Project and projected URL.  Symbol is pie chart symbolizing the diverse communities – urban/rural; city/country – and people who are expected to benefit from this site.
Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI)
http://www.communityhealth.hhs.gov        
(to be released later in 2008)

Page shows primary icon of the Community Health Status Indicators Project and projected URL.

Symbol is pie chart symbolizing the diverse communities – urban/rural; city/country – and people who are expected to benefit from this site.

 

 

Slide 18

Definition of the Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) project.
What is CHSI?

  • Database of county- level health profiles for all 3,141 counties in the U.S.
  • Convenient, easy-to-use paper report for each county relative to its peers
  • One-stop shop for a broad community health assessment
  • Conveys breadth of public health issues and uniqueness of local needs and assets

 

 

Slide 19

Slide lists (anticipated) features of the CHSI Web site.
Features of CHSI Web Site

  • Web site with searchable database & printable brochure
  • Comparison of counties to their peers & U.S.
  • GIS- mapping component
  • Researchers database
  • Links to other related resources
  • Training materials

 

 

Slide 20

Page lists the three major Federal partners involved in the CHSI project:  CDC, HRSA, and NLM
Who is involved in CHSI?
Federal Partners

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – includes National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) & Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • National Library of Medicine (NLM)

 

 

Slide 21

Page lists the six Organizational (not-for-profit) Partners in the CHSI project.
Who is involved in CHSI?(cont.)
Organizational Partners

  • Association of State & Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
  • Johns Hopkins University (JHU)
  • National Association of City & County Health Officials (NACCHO)
  • National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH)
  • Public Health Foundation (PHF)
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

 

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Screen shot of CHSI home page (anticipated design, since site not live until fully vetted within HHS)
CHSI Home Page

Screen shot of CHSI home page (anticipated design, since site not live until fully vetted within HHS)

 

 

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Page lists the primary CHSI data sources.  Goal is to produce indicators that are important, actionable, regularly reported, and available for all U.S. counties.
What are the CHSI Data Sources?

  • National Vital Statistics System (CDC)
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
  • Infectious Diseases Reporting System (CDC)
  • EPA’s Air Quality Reporting System & Toxic Release Inventory
  • U.S. Census Bureau & Bureau of Labor Statistics - Current Population Survey
  • SAMHSA
  • CMS
  • Harvard Initiative on Global Health

Goal is to produce indicators that are important, actionable, regularly reported, and available for all U.S. counties.

 

 

Slide 24

Slide describes survey activity of the MLA/NLM Joint Electronic Personal Health Records Task Force.
MLA/NLM Joint Electronic Personal Health Records Task Force

  • An informal survey identified roles that librarians play in the development or use of PHRs, including:
    • Assisting patients in registering for PHRs
    • Training employees in the use of PHRs
    • Teaching about PHRs in academic courses
    • Implementing patient portals
    • Evaluating and selecting consumer health content for PHRs

 

Slide 25

Screen shows NLM/MLA Information Assistance Statement.
NLM/MLA Information Assistance Statement

Negotiations underway with Personalized Health Record  (PHR) vendors to include the following text in their tools for consumers:

  • For quality health information, connect to National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus for patients, families, and the public http://medlineplus.gov/, Resources for Health Consumers http://www.mlanet.org/resources/consumr_index.html or a Top 100 List ranked by medical librarians http://caphis.mlanet.org/consumer/.

 

  • Medical librarians can help you find other health information. To find a medical librarian near you, call 1-800-338-7657 or view http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/libraries.html. Librarians will not provide personal medical advice, but they will find trusted information about drugs, conditions, procedures, lab tests and other health topics

 

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Screen shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov.  Arrow points to “Health Information Technology” option from left hand menu.
Finding the Health Information Technology Resources on the NLM Web site

Screen shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov
Arrow points to “Health Information Technology” option from left hand menu.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov/healthit.html
Health Information Technology and Data Standards Activity at NLM

Screen shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov/healthit.html.

 

 

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Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce.  Presentation given at the May 2008 Medical Library Association Meeting.
PIAPHW
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
http://phpartners.org
MLA Annual Meeting, May 2008

 

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Screen shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov.  Arrow points to “Health Services Research and Public Health” option from left hand menu.
National Library of Medicine Home page

Screen shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov
Arrow points to “Health Services Research and Public Health” option from left hand menu.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrph.html
Health Services Research and Public Health Programs Home page

Screen shot of //www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrph.html

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org.  Arrow points to the “About Partners” section.  About Partners has background information on the beginning of the partnership and lists all of the partners organizations.
PHPartners.org Home page

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org
Arrow points to the “About Partners” section.
About Partners has background information on the beginning of the partnership and lists all of the partners organizations.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/about.html
PHPartners.org, About Partners page

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/about.html

 

 

Slide 33

List of Participating Organizations. Include some government organizations, CDC, AHRQ, NAL, HRSA, NLM as well as non-profit organizations, APHA, NACCHO, PHF and SOPHE.
Participating Organizations

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • American Public Health Association (APHA)
  • Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Medical Library Association (MLA)
  • National Agricultural Library (NAL)
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
  • National Library of Medicine (NLM)
  • National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)
  • Public Health Foundation (PHF)
  • Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org.  Arrow points to the Health People 2010 Information Access Project.  Located in the middle of the page, under public health information and data tutorial.
PHPartners.org Home page

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org
Arrow points to the Health People 2010 Information Access Project.
Located in the middle of the page, under public health information and data tutorial.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/hp/index.html. Page has listing of all 20 focus areas for Health People 2010. Arrow points to Food Safety. Focus areas are listed in alphabetical order.
Healthy People 2010 Information Access Project Home page

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/hp/index.html
Page has listing of all 20 focus areas for Health People 2010. Arrow points to Food Safety. Focus areas are listed in alphabetical order.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/hp/food.html.  Food Safety page, lists selected objectives, with canned PubMed searches and related resources.  Arrow points to objective 10-03 (http://www.healthypeople.gov/document/html/objectives/10-03.htm).
Food Safety Focus Area page

Screen shot of //phpartners.org/hp/food.html
Food Safety page, lists selected objectives, with canned PubMed searches and related resources.
Arrow points to objective 10-03 (//www.healthypeople.gov/document/html/objectives/10-03.htm

 

 

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Results of canned pubmed search obtained by selecting the pubmed icon for food safety objective 10-03.  Only 41 pubmed citations retrieved.
Results of canned PubMed search for food safety objective

Results of canned pubmed search obtained by selecting the pubmed icon for food safety objective 10-03.
Only 41 pubmed citations retrieved.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org. Arrow points to the Public Health information and data tutorial and training manual.  Tutorial is in the middle of the page, after the “What’s New on PHPartners.org?” link.
PHPartners.org Home page

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org.
Arrow points to the Public Health information and data tutorial and training manual.
Tutorial is in the middle of the page, after the “What’s New on PHPartners.org?” link.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/tutorial/index.html.  Arrow point to the four main modules, “Staying Informed”, “Health Education Resources”, “Health Statistics” and “Evidence Based Public Health”.
Public Health Information and Data Tutorial

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/tutorial/index.html
Arrow point to the four main modules, “Staying Informed”, “Health Education Resources”, “Health Statistics” and “Evidence Based Public Health”.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/tutorial/01-si/index.html.  Arrow points to the subsections of this module, “Introduction”, “Web Sites”, “Making Time”, “Case Study”, and “Exercises”.
Public Health Information and Data Tutorial, Staying Informed Module

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/tutorial/01-si/index.html
Arrow points to the subsections of this module, “Introduction”, “Web Sites”, “Making Time”, “Case Study”, and “Exercises”.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/tutorial/01-si/4-caseStudy/1.4.1.html. Slide is the first slide of the Case Study for this module.
Public Health Information and Data Tutorial, Staying Informed, Case Study

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/tutorial/01-si/4-caseStudy/1.4.1.html
Slide is the first slide of the Case Study for this module.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org. Arrow points to the Public Health Topics which is found in the top left of the page.
PHPartners.org Home page

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org
Arrow points to the Public Health Topics which is found in the top left of the page.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/environmentalhealth.html. Highlights the subsections in the Environmental health topic page.
PHPartners Topic Page on Environmental Health

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/environmentalhealth.html
Highlights the subsections in the Environmental health topic page.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/bioterrorism.html. Highlights the subsections of the bioterrorism topic page.
PHPartners Topic Page on Bioterrorism

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org/bioterrorism.html
Highlights the subsections of the bioterrorism topic page.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org. Arrow points to the Main topic area, found underneath the public health topics.
PHPartners.org Home page

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org
Arrow points to the Main topic area, found underneath the public health topics.

 

 

Slide 46

Screen shot of education and training page: http://phpartners.org/educ.html. Arrow points to highlighted resources found at the top of the page.
PHPartners.org Education and Training page

Screen shot of education and training page: http://phpartners.org/educ.html
Arrow points to highlighted resources found at the top of the page.

 

 

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Screen shot of literature and guidelines page, http://phpartners.org/guide.html
PHPartners.org Literature and Guidelines page

Screen shot of literature and guidelines page, http://phpartners.org/guide.html
Arrow highlights resources available on the literature and guidelines page, such as the Public Health/Health Administration’s Core Public Health Journals and the Healthy People 2010 Information Access Project.

 

 

Slide 48

Screen shot of the conferences and meeting section, http://phpartners.org/conf_mtgs.html.  Highlights subsections of this main topic including, “Upcoming meetings”, “Webcasts”, “Calendar of Events”, “Past Meeting Archives and Reports”.
PHPartners.org Conferences and Meetings page

Screen shot of the conferences and meeting section, http://phpartners.org/conf_mtgs.html
Highlights subsections of this main topic including, “Upcoming meetings”, “Webcasts”, “Calendar of Events”, “Past Meeting Archives and Reports”.

 

 

Slide 49

Screen shot of Health Data Tools and Statistics page, http://phpartners.org/health_stats.html.  Highlighted area shows the subsections available on this page, “Health Statistics”, “National Public Health Data Sets”, “State and Local Public Health Data Sets”, “Public Health Infrastructure Data”, “Search for Other Tools”, “Tools for Data Collection and Planning”.
PHPartners.org Health Data Tools and Statistics page

Screen shot of Health Data Tools and Statistics page, http://phpartners.org/health_stats.html
Highlighted area shows the subsections available on this page, “Health Statistics”, “National Public Health Data Sets”, “State and Local Public Health Data Sets”, “Public Health Infrastructure Data”, “Search for Other Tools”, “Tools for Data Collection and Planning”.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org.  Arrow highlights the news found on the home page and how to sign up to receive weekly push email or RSS feed of new links and news for Partners.
PHPartners.org Home page

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org
Arrow highlights the news found on the home page and how to sign up to receive weekly push email or RSS feed of new links and news for Partners.

 

 

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Screen shot of email received with new Partners links and news items.
PHPartners.org Weekly Email of New Links and News Items

Screen shot of email received with new Partners links and news items.

 

 

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Screen shot of http://phpartners.org. Arrow is highlighting the “Suggest Link” available in the top navigation.
PHPartners.org Home page

Screen shot of http://phpartners.org.
Arrow is highlighting the “Suggest Link” available in the top navigation.

 

 

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Screen shot of Suggest a Link page, http://phpartners.org/suggestlink.html
PHPartners.org Suggest a Link

Screen shot of Suggest a Link page, http://phpartners.org/suggestlink.html

 

 

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Thank you for your attention.
Thank you for your attention.
We welcome your questions, suggestions, comments!
NICHSR
(langl@nlm.nih.gov)