There is no special formula for implementing consumer health information services or models, but this issue is dedicated to addressing the imperative topic of translating formal and informal research initiatives into practice.
What does CHIS stand for?
CHIS stands for Consumer Health Information Service (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
See other definitions of CHIS
We have 21 other meanings of CHIS in our Acronym Attic
- Computer Hardware Inventory and Repair Processing System
- Confidential Human Factors Reporting System (UK)
- Community Head Injury Resource Services (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
- Community Health Intensity Rate Scale
- Community Housing Information and Reference Services (Australia)
- Consumer Health Information Resource Service (est. 1985; Nebraska)
- California Health Interview Survey (University of California, Los Angeles; Center for Health Policy Research; Los Angeles, CA)
- Channel Islands National Park (US National Park Service)
- Chiapas (Estado de México)
- Community Health Information System
- Covert Human Intelligence Source (Crown Prosecution Service; UK)
- Committee for Health in Southern Africa (est. 1984)
- Cedar Hill Independent School District (Cedar Hill, Texas)
- Channel Initiated Secondary Electron (semiconductors)
- Computer Human Interaction and Software Engineering Lab (University of Victoria; Canada)
- Computer Human Interaction Special Interest Group
- Chicago White Sox (baseball team)
- Carolina Hispanic Association
- Center for Hispanic Policy and Advocacy (Providence, RI)
- Community Housing Improvement Systems and Planning Association (Salinas, CA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
gov and through it consumer health information service, MEDLINE "plus" at http://www.
In 2000 this author published an article entitled "Starting a Consumer Health Information Service in a Public Library" (Gillaspy, 2000).
I hope that the contributions to this focused issue will provide a valuable resource for librarians with an interest in providing consumer health information services at their institutions.