In an effort to align quality improvement efforts in Kansas, the Kansas Healthcare Collaborative has partnered with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Bureau of Health Promotion to enhance partnerships between providers and community-based individuals and organizations to improve care coordination, to identify patients who are at a higher risk for developing chronic diseases, to increase screenings for cervical, breast, and colorectal cancers, and to better connect patients to evidence-based resources and other community health programs to support self-management.
The full Community Health Resource Guide with program details can be found here (pdf).
Specific programs include:
- Early Detection Works Program
- Stepping On
- Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
- Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)
- Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)
Additional KDHE-CDC Resources
- High Blood Pressure Among Kansas Adults (KDHE)
- Hypertension Control: Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring (KDHE)
- Hiding in Plain Sight: Finding Undiagnosed Hypertension (KDHE)
- Implementing Hypertension Management Protocols (KDHE)
- Utilizing Team-Based Care to Improve Hypertension and Diabetes Outcomes (KDHE)
- Preventing Type 2 Diabetes (CDC)