Category Archives: Health System

Librarian Impact on Patient Care Management

Librarians and library resources can have a positive impact on patient care management. According to a 2011 systematic review of clinical library services, 78% percent of studies revealed a significant and positive effect on patient care1. Librarians can also help … Continue reading

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Making Things Happen: An Exciting New Partnership Between CMHSL and PHS

We are thrilled with our new partnership with the library and hope our collaborative efforts address needs of our colleagues across the health system for more information about basic statistics and introductory research questions.  Research is a team science and … Continue reading

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Online Journal Club Now Available

Health System nurses working on evidence-based projects have a new tool to assist them as they collaboratively evaluate journal articles. Thanks to the work of Kelly Near, the Library’s Nursing & Patients Liaison Librarian, and the Library’s team of Web … Continue reading

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Enhanced ClinicalKey Searching

In December, the Health Sciences Library upgraded our MDConsult subscription to ClinicalKey. To increase the usefulness of ClinicalKey, create a personal account, and then try the features below for more effective searching: 1. Saved Searches – to save a search … Continue reading

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Artifacts from Historical Collections: Ruth Beery’s Uniform Jacket

  This uniform jacket was worn by Ruth Beery, who served as the chief nurse of the U.S. Army’s 8th Evacuation Hospital Unit during World War II. The 8th Evacuation Hospital was sponsored by the University of Virginia and, between … Continue reading

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Artifacts from Historical Collections: Wooden Surgical Doll

We don’t have a confirmed date for her, but are guessing she was made in the 1890s to early 1900s.  She is made of wood with metal “joints,” stands about 12 inches tall, and is a highlight of the many … Continue reading

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Join Us: a Research and Data Event for All

Big Data is more than a buzzword… come explore the application of data to clinical practice and the evolution of biomedical research.  We have it all at our Research Data & Technology Fair.  Two nationally known speakers, a panel of … Continue reading

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Announcing Expanded Remote Access to UpToDate

Remote access to UpToDate is now available to everyone affiliated with the University of Virginia, meaning you can use UpToDate in the office, clinic, home, hospital, or anywhere there is an Internet connection.    By setting up a personal account … Continue reading

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Library Staff Tour New UVA Visualization Lab

Part of the mission of the Health Sciences Library is to connect Health System affiliates with resources across Grounds to facilitate learning, research, and collaboration. One of those resources is the University of Virginia Alliance for Computational Science & Engineering … Continue reading

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Our New Clinical Librarian

We are very pleased to welcome Megan Nunemaker to the faculty of the Health Sciences Library. Megan’s focus will be the clinical areas of the Health System, where she will support clinical teams with their information needs.  Megan brings to … Continue reading

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