1. Communication / Marketing / Outreach & Advocacy.
-Help members to articulate the value of their libraries
-Actively recruit new members
-Communicate effectively with existing members
2. Adapt to the changing information landscape.
-Employ technology to operate efficiently
-Educate members about new technologies
-Educate members about basic tools of the trade
3. Build Coalitions to promote health literacy.
-Educate members about low health literacy
-Help members educate clinicians
-Encourage members to promote literacy work
-Help ensure access to appropriate patient education materials
Outcomes to avoid:
*Letting traditional strengths slip
*Trying to be all things to all members
*Trying once and giving up
Has there been a question or point of interst for the research paper? What would we measure? LOS? Adverse effects?
Suggestion - focus groups with hospital administrators to get a handle on what matters to them.