Santa Fe Indian Health Collaborative

2007 eHealth Contract Award Information

L&D Associates Consulting Group, Inc., in collaboration with the Santa Fe Indian Hospital, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. The contract, entitled Access to Electronic Consumer Health Information, will address health information needs of Tribal communities served by the Santa Fe Indian Hospital.

The new contract supports the delivery of Internet-based consumer health information (eHealth) through Treo 600, Treo 650 and Treo 700P SmartPhones.

Collaborators on the project include the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Public Library System, the Albuquerque Area Office of the Indian Health Service and the New Mexico State Library in Santa Fe.

To find out more information on the project and how you can participate or attend eHealth sessions in New Mexico contact the investigators by sending email.

We will be scheduling a CaringĀ forĀ theĀ Mind:Ā ProvidingĀ ReferenceĀ ServicesĀ forĀ MentalĀ HealthĀ Information training session for June 2007. To participate in this session please send an email and include your name, location, email address, phone number and availability.

Collaboration with the Santa Fe Indian Hospital

L&D Associates Consulting Group and the Public Health Nursing Department of the Santa Fe Service Unit (Indian Health Service) have been awarded a series of grants to:

  • increase access to consumer health information over the Internet
  • provide training on PubMed, Loansome Doc and DOCLINE services
  • improve technology assets to increase connectivity to real time data and evidence-based health literature
  • increased awareness and literacy in eHealth

Through funding from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine the collaborative has placed two Internet Workstations in the Hospital canteen for consumer access to health information.

The collaborative has also established training programs for PubMed, Loansome Doc and DOCLINE services through the National Library of Medicine.

PubMed Training

An online training program is available at the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. Click on the NNLM logo below to go to training tools.

Search PubMed by clicking on the icons below

Technology Grant

The collaborative was recently awarded a grant to improve connectivity to the Internet in rural New Mexico for public health nurses in the SFSU. The grant has supplied PalmOSĀ TreoĀ 600Ā andĀ TreoĀ 650Ā Smartphones to the collaborative for use in rural clinical settings. This technology will permit users to search and retrieve evidence-based health literature through PubMed and other search engines.

NEW Treo 700p for Sprint & Verizon

Training for this technology will commence in June-July 2005.

The collaborative members may schedule training sessions in PubMed, handheld computers or any other NN/LM service by emailing L&D Associates at


L&D Associates Consulting Group is proud to include the Public Health Nursing Department of the Santa Fe Service Unit as its collaborator on this series of grants. We look forward to creating greater Internet access to consumer and evidence-based health information and improving point-of-care service delivery in rural and frontier New Mexico.