Building Community Capacity: GAMP Chronic Disease Management Initiative

Project Overview

2nd Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date:          7/1/2006
     Project End Date:          6/30/2009
     Original Award Amount:   $449,970
     Adjusted Award Amount: $430,668*

Project Goal Statement: The GAMP Chronic Disease Management Initiative will utilize case management to improve patient self-management skills, improve health outcomes, and increase the effective use of health resources for 625 indigent, uninsured persons suffering from chronic disease and establish a model for replication throughout the GAMP system.

 Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Nursing
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Sixteenth Street Community Health Center
  • City of Milwaukee
  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Milwaukee Continuum of Care
  • Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services
  • Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association
  • WPS
 Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Joan Bedinghaus, MD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partner: Ann Maguire, MD, MPH, Department of Medicine

 Project Progress Summary Reports:

Project Progress Report Summary July 2006 - June 2008
Project Final Report Summary 

 Affiliated Web Pages:

Sixteenth Street Community Health Center
City of Milwaukee
Froedtert Hospital
Milwaukee Continuum of Care
Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Nursing
Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association
WPS

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed the GAMP Case Management Study brochure and distributed at the Silver Spring Community Nursing Center
    • Provided nursing student clinical experiences in community health for 64 undergraduate and two graduate students
  • Posters
    • Poster presentation at the National Association of City and County Health Officers Annual Conference  - Schnicke L, Gallegos D, Bedinghaus J, Chianelli J, Anderko L, Bell-Calvin J, Zabler B, Baldwin V, De-Brabant M. Community Collaborative Disease Management Model: An Initial Snapshot of Treating Chronic Diseases in Public Sector Populations. National Association of City and County Health Officers Annual Conference. Columbus, OH. July 11-13, 2007.
    • Poster presentation at the 11th Annual Public Health Nursing Conference – Anderko L, Bell-Calvin J, Bedinghaus J, Collentine C, Zabler B, Baldwin V, De-Brabant M. Putting the Pieces Together: Changing Systems to Reduce Health Disparities. 11th Annual Public Health Nursing Conference. Stevens Point, WI. August 19, 2008.
    • Poster presentation at the Annual Research Day, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing – Zabler B, Anderko L, Bell-Calvin J, Bedinghaus J, Collentine C, Baldwin V, De-Brabant M, Gallegos D. Community Collaborative: A Disease Management Model: An Initial snapshot of Treating Chronic Diseases in Public Sector Populations. Annual Research Day, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing. Milwaukee, WI.
    • Poster presentation at The Omaha System International Conference: A Key to Practice, Documentation and Information Management – De-Brabant M, Anderko L, Bell-Calvin J, Bedinghaus J, Collentine C, Baldwin V, Gallegos D. Community Collaborative: A Disease Management Model: An Initial Snapshot of Treating Chronic Diseases in Public Sector Populations” The Omaha System International Conference: A Key to Practice, Documentation and Information Management. Minneapolis, MN. April 16-18, 2009.
    • Poster presentation at the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Family and Community Medicine Annual Research Forum – Bedinghaus J, Zabler B, Bell-Calvin J, De-Brabant M, Baldwin V, Collentine C, Gallegos D. The GAMP Chronic Disease Management Initiative: Nurse Case Management Services for the Urban Poor. Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Family and Community Medicine Annual Research Forum. Milwaukee, WI. June 1, 2009.
    • Poster presentation at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Practice Improvement – Bedinghaus J, Zabler B, Bell-Calvin J, De-Brabant M, Baldwin V, Collentine C, Gallegos D. The GAMP Chronic Disease Management Initiative: Nurse Case Management Services for the Urban Poor. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Practice Improvement. Kansas City, MO. November 5-7, 2009.
  • Presentations
    • Presentation at the National Nursing Centers Consortium 8th Annual Conference – Bell-Calvin J, Zabler B, Baldwin V, De-Brabant M, Anderko L, Bedinghaus J, Collentine C, Gallegos D. The Dose of Nurse Case Management and the Impact on Client Health Status for Uninsured Adults with Chronic Disease. National Nursing Centers Consortium 8th Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. November 5-7, 2009.

*In 2009 award amounts, based on the remaining budget, were adjusted to reflect the decline in endowment asset value due to the downturn in the economy.

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