More than one doctor has described a resourceful medical librarian as a best friend.
"When a physician needs the latest info on something to help care for, treat, or even save the life of a patient, he often turns to a medical librarian," said Dr. William L. Smith, director of library services at Methodist Health System in Dallas.
An explosion in healthcare informatics has ratcheted up the call for librarians on the cutting edge of technology and medical advances. Increasingly, these advisers are vital to both healthcare team members and consumers in search of medical answers. Read more (registration required).