Community-based Chronic Disease Management (CCDM)
6th Funding Cycle Impact Award
Project Start Date: 2/1/2011
Project End Date: 1/31/2016
Project Goal Statement: CCDM will effect prevention of complications by screening for/managing hypertension, diabetes, and obesity at churches and food pantries that serve Milwaukee's poor and by promoting low-cost medicine, nutrition, and education in a tiered community model.
Award Amount: $750,000
Primary Community Partner: Bill Solberg, MSW, LCSW, Columbia-St. Mary's
Primary Academic Partner: Jim Sanders, MD, MPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Project Progress Summary Reports:
Project Progress Report Summary 2/1/2011 - 9/30/2011
Project Progress Report Summary 10/1/2011 - 9/30/2012
Project Progress Report Summary 10/1/2012 - 9/30/2013
Affiliated Web Pages:
Columbia-St. Mary's Community-based Chronic Disease Management (CCDM) Clinic
Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
Article in the Associated Press – Neergaard L. Medical Clinics Expanding Care to Needy. The Associated Press.
Article in the Journal Sentinel about the grand opening of Word of Hope Clinic
Article in the Journal Sentinel Online – Clinics team up with churches to fight hypertension. The Journal Sentinel Online. May 31, 2011. Available at: http://www.jsonline.com/business/122912448.html. Accessed on October 22, 2012.
Article in the Journal Sentinel titled "Columbia St. Mary's, churches team up for health" (April 2013)
Article in the Catholic Health Association's Health Progress publication titled "Health Liaisons Expand the Power of Parish Nursing"
Presentations about health improvement during Church health Liaison training
Publication in the Journal of Primary Care & Community Health – Sanders J, Guse C, Onuoha BC. Pilot study of a new model for managing hypertension in an uninsured population. Journal of Primary Care & Community Health. June 2012.
Publication in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine – Sanders J, Solberg B, Gauger M. Breaking barriers to care: A community of solution for chronic disease management. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. May 2013.
Presentation to Ascension Health Community Access Leadership (Feb – Sept 2011)