“Hospital libraries and library staff are essential partners in providing excellent health care and achieving optimal patient outcomes,” begins MLA’s new advocacy statement, which was developed by the Hospital Library Caucus and MLA Board.
Julia Dahm of the University of Pitsburgh Health Sciences Library System presented eCompanion (ecompanion.pitt.edu) - a 3-year project designed to create and provide a free point-of-care resource for physicians who may not have access to the other pricey options.
Are you familiar with Schwartz Rounds? This is a great opportunity for hospital librarians to proactively connect with clinical staff to support compassionate care for both patients and the staff.
An illustrious panel of representatives from the Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS), the Hospital Library Section (HLS), the International Clinical Librarians Conference (ICLC) and the Leadership and Management Section (LMS) addressed a well-attended Special Content Session.
Dynamic speaker Dr. Peter Edelstein, CMO of Elsevier Clinical Solutions gave a compelling presentation about the value of the Medical Library in "...Today's Changing Clinical Decision Support World".