March 2009 Blog Posts (5)

Cost of Prevention

Some thoughts of medical providers-

"With preventive care, these programs cost money. The net effect is never cost neutral," says David Knowlton, president and CEO of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute and a board member of the nonprofit HealthWell Foundation. However, he says, when preventive care is applied to chronic diseases, it's a different story. "Seventy-five cents of every dollar we spend on health care goes to chronic diseases," he says. "We can't move health reform… Continue

Added by Carmen Rita Nevarez on March 26, 2009 at 7:05am — No Comments

Stimulus package public health provisions

Buried in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (better known as the Stimulus Package) is $1 billion for public health prevention. Go to the link below for a summary of public health provisions in the 256 page bill.
http://www.naccho.org/advocacy/upload/public-health-provisions-conf.pdf

Added by Marisel Brown on March 13, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

TechSoup Webinar

TechSoup is offering a webinar on

"Producing Webinars for Nonprofits and Libraries — March 19

Learn how you can utilize online conferencing tools to deliver training, conduct outreach, raise awareness, host a conference, or build community with only a phone or VoIP headset, computer, and an Internet connection. The webinar will cover:



Best production practices for delivering… Continue

Added by Star Tiffany on March 11, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Index Cards/Flash Cards

I'm working with Partnership for Prevention on a couple of Web Conferences and they came up with a great idea that I thought I'd share with you!



Index Cards/Flash Cards



Use these to remind the Moderator of time limits, changing topics, encouraging participation, and asking for silence etc.



Here are some specific examples of how we might use the cards during our Web Forums:



10 min

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Added by Star Tiffany on March 4, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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