Friday, August 27, 2010

Insurance finding tool and oil spill video conference for health care professionals

A couple of small pieces of news from the internet today.

The US Department of Health and Human Services now provides a web tool for finding health insurance.  Check out this nifty new widget they created:

If you'd like the code for this widget and others, you can find it here.

Also newsworthy, there will be a statewide video conference for nurses, physicians, partners and stakeholders titled "Gulf Oil Spill 2010: Public Health Aspects" on Monday, August 30th starting at 1:30pm.  More information is available from this .pdf.  The speaker will be LuAnn White, the director of the Tulane Center for Applied Environmental Health (CAEPH), Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

With thanks to the Poynter Legislative Research Library for forwarding the links.