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2019 ASIS&T SIG-HLTH Student Poster Award

By sighlthwebmaster | May 22, 2019 |

Dear Colleagues, We hope you will consider applying for the 2019 ASIS&T SIG-HLTH Student Poster Award. To apply, inform the SIG-HLTH leadership team that you are a student and will be presenting a poster related to health informatics at ASIS&T 2019 by 1 October 2019. Members of the leadership team will then review your poster at the conference. Every…

SIG-HLTH Activities at ASIS&T in Copenhagen

By sighlthwebmaster | October 13, 2016 |

Several SIG-HLTH members will be at ASIST’s annual meeting in Copenhagen! We hope you’ll join SIG-HLTH at the activities below at the conference: Join us at SIG-RUSH on Sunday, October 16th at 19:00 (7:00) Have dinner with vice-chair, Miraida Morales at Loft (http://timos.dk/loft/), email or tweet her for the details! Stop by our SIG planning session on…

HOW SIG-HLTH Stays a Healthy SIG!

By sighlthwebmaster | April 17, 2016 |

In St. Louis, at ASIST 2015, we hosted a toiletry drive for @LittleBitSTL. We did this to prevent waste but also to allow ASIST members to contribute to the city that so generously hosted our conference. Check out a photo of our donation here. If you look at our Events page (https://sighlth.wordpress.com/events/) you’ll notice our emphasis on…

A Social Event Co-Sponsored BY ASIS&T NJ Chapter, RU Chapter, AND SIG-HLTH

By sighlthwebmaster | March 19, 2015 |

ASIS&T NJ Chapter, RU Chapter, and SIG Health invite you to a social event for health information researchers. The event will be help on March 26, 6-8pm at the faculty lounge of the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. The address is 4 Huntington Street Room 323 New Brunswick, NJ 08901 Please join…

Join Us to Work with Local and Student Chapters

By sighlthwebmaster | February 12, 2015 |

We need volunteers to initiation communication with local and student chapters in our effort to enhance academic exchange and encourage future collaborations. This could be a great opportunity for us to strengthen personal connections with members of local ASIS&T organizations. We encourage volunteers to: – Contact the leadership of local chapters and student chapters –…

Sign Up for SIG-HLTH Listserv

By sighlthwebmaster | February 12, 2015 |

We noticed a major problem with communication with our members is the lack of automated sign-in for our listserv. We have added all members to our listserv and you will be receiving our newsletters from now on. Please email Si Sun at sisun@rutgers.edu if you would like to sign up with a different email address.

Member Spotlight January 2015

By sighlthwebmaster | February 12, 2015 |

Laura M. Eisenmann Laura M. Eisenmann has extensive experience in global professional services firms delivering knowledge management solutions, developing digital knowledge products and databases, and organizing information for findability and reuse, including content architecture, taxonomy development, metadata management, search, and usability. She currently leads the Knowledge Management function at Health Advances, LLC, a strategy consulting firm advising…

Webinars for 2015

By sighlthwebmaster | February 11, 2015 |

PLEASE FILL OUT OUR SHORT SURVEY BELOW We are planning a few webinars for the coming year, starting from February, 2015. The themes we planned are as follows: 1. Conversation between areas: Communicate patient work with clinical care. 2. Methodology: qualitative research and quantitative research methods in health informatics. We are looking for speakers and ideas on other…

Member Spotlight October 2014

By sighlthwebmaster | December 23, 2014 |

Emily Vardell, MLS Emily Vardell, MLS, is a Doctoral Student and Teaching Fellow at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research interests focus on health information behavior, particularly health insurance literacy and decision-making. As a Teaching Fellow, she has served as the instructor…

SIG-HLTH Member Dinner (Monday Nov. 3)

By sighlthwebmaster | November 2, 2014 |

Our dutch treat dinner is on: Monday Nov 3 8pm (we will meet at the registration desk at 8pm) Wild Ginger @ 1401 3rd Ave Seattle, WA 98101 (5 min walk from Sheraton) We thank Alexandra Fox for her great suggestions!