Training Opportunities — September 2, 2011

Webinar:  The Community Guide: A Resource to Improve Health and Prevent Cancer in your Area, September 20th 11:00 AM

The Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide) is a free resource that provides evidence-based recommendations and findings of the Community Preventive Services Task Force to help identify approaches and policies for improving health and preventing cancer in your community.  This webinar will discuss what the Community Guide is, its history, helpful ways to use this resource, and future directions for the Community Guide.

Oregon Program Evaluators Network Annual Conference, October 7th, 2011

Mark your calendar for OPEN’s annual all-day conference on Friday, October 7, 2011!  We are excited to share the day with Dr. Donna Mertens who will present a keynote address entitled, “Linking Evaluation and Social Justice.”

In addition, the conference will offer skill-building workshops on:

  • Dedoose – Innovative online tools for qualitative and mixed methods evaluation research
  • Tableau — How data visualization is changing the world of business intelligence
  • Beyond logic models: Theoretical triangulation; and
  • Free and easy statistical computing with lessR in the R environment

AIM 2011: Innovating for Health Oregonians Conference, September 14th, 2011, Portland, OR

Portland State University’s Center for Public Service and the Oregon Health Authority’s Office of Health Information Technology invite you to attend a groundbreaking conference. The conference theme, “Accelerate, Innovate, Motivate” focuses on the potential of health information exchange to improve coordination of patient care and the conference will bring together key stakeholders from every sector, including business, government and nonprofit associations. Together, attendees will share the latest trends, implementation strategies and lessons from across the country on the promise of electronic health records and health information exchange (HIE).


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