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3rd National Prevention Summit
Innovations in Community Prevention
October 24–25, 2005

Tools for Healthier Living—Technology Showcase

Monday, October 24, 10:00 a.m.-noon & 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 25, 10:00 a.m.-noon

Technology showcase demonstrations

    Tools for Electronic or Personal Health Records

  1. VeriChips's Implantable RFID Microchip
    John Procter replaces R. Seelig, VeriChip Corporation, Delray Beach, FL.

  2. Diabetes-STAR: Diabetes Patient Portal
    S.E. Ross, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO.

  3. IHS Health Information Technology
    G.H. HaysIndian Health Service, Office of Information Technology, Phoenix, AZ.
    C.C. Lamer, Cherokee Indian Hospital, Cherokee, NC.

  4. MyHealtheVet
    V. Price, VHA Office of Information; Department of Veterans Affairs, Silver Spring, MD.

  5. WebMD Personal Health Manager
    B. Lawson, WebMD, Portland, OR.

    Tools for Healthy Eating and Being Active

  6. Cookin' Up Health Nutrition Program
    I.A. Tessaro, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

  7. Mi Dieta: Hispanic Diet and Weight Program
    D.G. Schroeder, Emory University / DrTango, Atlanta, GA.

  8. 5 A Day @ Work
    E. Kavanaugh-Dougherty, Produce for Better Health Foundation, Wilmington, DE.

  9. AARP's Get Fit on Route 66
    T. Selby, AARP, Washington, DC.

  10. incentaHEALTH Employee Weight Loss Program
    J.D. Rule, incentaHEALTH, LLC, Denver, CO.

  11. MetaKenkoh: Game For Overweight Children
    D. Southard, B. Southard; Health Management Consultants of VA, Inc., Blacksburg, VA.

  12. My
    W. Juan, United States Department of Agriculture, Alexandria, VA.

    Tools for Risk Assessment and Decision Support

  13. Smokefree: Tobacco Cessation
    L. Swartz, Oregon Center for Applied Science, Eugene, OR.

  14. BJC Personal Health Management
    K.A. Killion, BJC HealthCare, St. Louis, MO.

  15. Health-e-AME
    M.P. Laken, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

  16. Community Toolbox: Cancer Screening
    S. Godin, East Stroudsburg University, E. Stroudsburg, PA;
    S.H. Weiss, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ;
    G. Marcie, National Cancer Institute, Philadelphia, PA.

  17. On-Line Screening For Risky Alcohol Use
    C.D. Girard, Join Together - Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA.

  18. Positive Aging Resource Center
    N. Downing, Positive Aging Resource Center, Boston, MA.

  19. SymTrend'S Electronic Diaries
    M. Levine, SymTrend, Inc., Belmont, MA.

  20. Your Disease Risk
    M. Samplin-Salgado, Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Boston, MA.

    Tools for Information Access

  21. BenefitsCheckUpRx (BCURx)
    W. Zenker, National Council of the Aging, Washington, DC.

  22. Healia® Search Engine For Health Information
    T. Eng, Healia, Inc., Bellevue, WA.

  23. Cancelled.

  24. Prevention Communication Research Database (PCRD)
    M. Saucer, IQ Solutions/HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Rockville, MD.

  25. VERTICES: GIS Mapping
    W. Im, VERTICES, New Brunswick, NJ.

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Technology showcase posters

  1. Focus Group Study Provides Insight Into How Public Health Professionals Prefer To Seek Prevention Information
    I. Auston1; L. Sedlar1; S. Baker2; H. Ross2.
    National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD;
    Public Health Foundation, Washington, DC.

  2. Promoting Equity In Health Information: A Community Outreach Collaboration
    K.L. Pomerantz, Health Information Partners, Washington, DC.

  3. Using Technology And Behavioral Psychology To Facilitate Behavior Change
    K.M. Yaeger1; R.M. London2.
    University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI;
    Diabetes and Wellness Foundation, Stoughton, WI.

  4. The Salud Public Health Information Pilot Project
    M.Z. Cassey1; K. Hitchcock1; C. Scherrer1.
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

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