Networked for Action:
Eau Claire County Health Data Web-Portal for Community Change

Project Overview (PDF)

9th Funding Cycle Development Award

    Project Start Date:    January 1, 2014
    Project End Date:      December 31, 2015 – No Cost Extension Through: June 30, 2016
    Award Amount:         $200,000

Project Goal Statement: Networked for Action will test an innovative method to move community health assessment to real individual, community, and system interventions that impact population health status in order to better understand how technology can support action.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Michael Hoadley, PhD, United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley
Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • Eau Claire City-County Health Department
  • Marshfield Clinic - Eau Claire Center
  • Mayo Clinic Health System
  • Sacred Heart Hospital
  Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Terry Brandenburg, Institute for Health and Society
Additional Academic Partners:

  • Amy Kistner, MS, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Elaine Drew, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Articles
    • Article in the Senior Review paper about the Healthy Communities website and the data it provides
    • Article about the release of the toolkit in the WPHA Communique Newsletter (Summer 2016)
    • Article in the NACCHO Voice
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Created training materials on how to use the Eau Claire Healthy Communities website to search for data
    • Shared project information at the United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley Partnership Meeting and the Network of Care Executive Committee Meeting
    • Hosted a Community Health Data Summit with policy makers and the media and Community Health Data Conversation with community members
    • Created toolkit for others to review process and replicate in their communities
    • Shared project information with the Network of Care Executive Committee (January 2016)
  • Presentations
    • Presentation at the Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA)
    • Presentation at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
    • Presentation at the National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH)
    • Presentation at the Western Wisconsin Public Health Education Consortium Conferences
    • Presented project results and information on how to interpret data at the United Way Evaluation Summit (April 2016)
    • Presentation at the United Way Conference (March 2016)
    • Presentation at the WPHA Annual Conference (May 2016)
    • Presentation at the Public Health Improvement Training Conference (June 2016)
    • Presentation at the NACCHO Conference (July 2016)
    • Presentation at the APHA Conference (October 2016 - pending)
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

Medical College of Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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