My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library

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The My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library collection contains documents created in 2008 by the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries. The documents represent materials developed as part of the planning process for a state-wide information resource for health professionals. Contents include an information needs assessment, a best practices survey, an environmental scan, a promotional information sheet, a template for a request for information, and a final report.

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    SURVEY ON THE STATE OF EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE IN MINNESOTA
    (2018-12-19) Aspinall, Erinn E; Hunt, Shanda L.; Sayre, Franklin D.; Theis-Mahon, Nicole R.; Chew, Katherine V.; Olawsky, Evan
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    My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library: Information Sheet
    (2008-08-14) Aspinall, Erinn E
    In 2008, the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries, in partnership with MINITEX Library Information Network (MINITEX), explored the feasibility of providing online access to a core set of clinical knowledge resources to health professionals in Minnesota. As part of this research, an Information Sheet was developed to market and promote the My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library to stakeholders, health professionals, health sciences librarians, and other interested parties in Minnesota and elsewhere.
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    My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library: Request for Information
    (2008-06-16) Aspinall, Erinn E
    In 2008, the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries, in partnership with MINITEX Library Information Network (MINITEX), explored the feasibility of providing online access to a core set of clinical knowledge resources to health professionals in Minnesota. As part of this research, a Request for Information was issued through the University of Minnesota’s Purchasing Services to gather structured information on the capacity of information vendors to respond to the My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library (eHL) project requirements. This document is the Request for Information template that was sent to vendors to gather information for the eHL project.
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    My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library: Information Needs Assessment
    (2008-04-30) Aspinall, Erinn E
    In 2008, the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries, in partnership with MINITEX Library Information Network (MINITEX), explored the feasibility of providing online access to a core set of clinical knowledge resources to health professionals in Minnesota. As part of this research, an online questionnaire was designed to identify the information needs of health professionals and determine capacity in the state. Respondents were recruited based on their membership in the Health Sciences Libraries of Minnesota, which represents 71 health sciences librarians throughout Minnesota. Through the survey, information was gathered in the following categories: background information, project support, current resource usage, information needs, information gaps, and project planning/best practices.
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    My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library: Final Report
    (2008-08) Aspinall, Erinn E; Baladad, Rita; Chew, Katherine; Parker, Mary; Watson, Linda; DeJohn, Bill
    Healthy communities are built upon the availability of informed health professionals as well as community members who are knowledgeable about their health and well-being. To address these information needs, the Health Sciences Libraries and MINITEX Library Information Network (MINITEX) at the University of Minnesota researched the feasibility of providing online access to a core set of clinical information resources. These resources would be made available to all Minnesota health professionals and to every citizen of the state through the My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library (eHL). The final report of the eHL feasibility study details project findings in the following areas: executive summary, project overview, environmental analysis, methodology, recommendations, cost benefit analysis, and next steps/action plan.
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    My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library: Environmental Scan
    (2008-02-03) Aspinall, Erinn E
    In 2008, the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries, in partnership with MINITEX Library Information Network (MINITEX), explored the feasibility of providing online access to a core set of clinical knowledge resources to health professionals in Minnesota. As part of this research, an environmental scan was performed to 1) provide an external analysis of selected projects with similar scope and 2) compare the key findings and lessons learned from the external analysis against the project’s vision and mission. An external analysis of nine area-wide libraries was completed by reviewing project websites and completing a literature review. Findings from the environmental scan focused on the following areas: population served/eligibility, available information resources, technology and access restrictions, and funding models.
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    My Health Minnesota: Electronic Health Library: Best Practices Survey
    (2008-04-21) Aspinall, Erinn E
    In 2008, the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Libraries, in partnership with MINITEX Library Information Network (MINITEX), explored the feasibility of providing online access to a core set of clinical knowledge resources to health professionals in Minnesota. As part of this research, an online questionnaire was developed to determine best practices. Respondents were recruited based on their membership in the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, which represents libraries throughout the United States and Canada. Findings were used to identify best practices in the following categories: population served, information resources, technology/access, funding models, and sustainability.