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Title: Health Innovation Program

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Description:The goal of the Health Innovation Program (HIP) is to improve health care delivery and population health through conducting and disseminating health services research that partners UW faculty with Wisconsin healthcare organizations.
... Marshfield Clinic Read more Free the Data Program The goal of the Free the Data Program is to make analysis ready healthcare data available to UW faculty staff trainees and UW Health staff for research and quality improvement purposes Read more HIPxChange HIP supports the development and dissemination of tools for evidence based health system change through its website HIPxChange Featured Toolkit Toolkit on Patient Partner Engagement in Research Patients and their representatives e g caregivers or family members provide invaluable feedback and make decisions that improve the relevance and meaning of research Ongoing patient and patient partner engagement positively shapes all stages of the research process through the study s preparation execution and translation The Toolkit on Patient Partner Engagement in Research TOPPER is a collection of materials designed to support the creation and ongoing engagement of patients and patient partners in Patient Centered Outcomes Research It includes a patient partner orientation session agenda a detailed manual for two facilitators to use during orientation and 20 supplementary worksheets exercises forms and examples News Menggang Yu Receives PCORI Funding Dr Menggang Yu was recently approved for Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute PCORI funding for the project Matching Complex Patients to Treatments Innovative Statistical Scoring Methods for Treatment Selection The goal of the project is to improve statistical methods for matching patients who have complex needs with the most effective treatments and to ultimately improve treatment efficacy and adherence Dr Yu and his co investigators will seek input from multiple stakeholders throughout the project including patients a patient advocate a caregiver clinicians and a researcher Society of Hospital Medicine Webinar on Family Centered Rounds Drs Elizabeth Cox and Michelle Kelly spoke about family centered rounds at a Society of Hospital Medicine webinar on Wednesday April 22 The webinar reviewed the development implementation and evaluation of a family centered rounds checklist and the associated toolkit of materials available on HIPxChange to support best practices in family centered rounding The webinar recording will be available on the Society of Hospital Medicine website View all recent HIP news Publications Rheumatoid arthritis and the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy In a recent study of over 250 000 Medicare patients with diabetes Dr Christie Bartels et al found that patients with rheumatoid arthritis RA were 28 less likely to have diabetic retinopathy and 4 more likely to receive an eye exam than patients without RA The authors suggest that RA physiology or treatments may protect against diabetic retinopathy and propose that future studies be conducted on this topic Development of a list of high risk operations for patients 65 years and older Dr Gretchen Schwarze et al recently developed a list of 227 high risk operations that had at least 1 operative mortality for older adults The list published in JAMA Surgery can serve as a tool in patient doctor discussions of surgery risk as well as in future studies and targeted clinical interventions It was developed using a modified Delphi procedure and analysis of the Pennsylvania...

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