Diabetic eye disease is the leading cause of blindness among working-age U.S. adults. Early detection and treatment can reduce the risk of blindness by over 90%, but fewer than half of adults with diabetes obtain yearly recommended eye screening. Teleophthalmology makes it easier for patients to obtain diabetic eye screening by providing convenient access to high-quality, vision saving eye care at low cost. ... Read more
We seek to transform advance innovate healthcare delivery and population health
We conduct health systems research that partners University of Wisconsin faculty with healthcare and community organizations to improve health across the state and nation.
New 2019 Wisconsin Health Disparities Report
The Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality, in collaboration with HIP, developed the Wisconsin Health Disparities Report to identify where disparities in health outcomes and care exist in Wisconsin and to help inform and accelerate programs that are working to eliminate disparities.
Sharing to transform health and healthcare
HIP supports the development and dissemination of tools for evidence-based health system and healthcare change through its website, HIPxChange. On HIPxChange, you’ll find tools to improve patient and family engagement, transitions in care, mental health, cancer screening and care, research tools, and more. Learn more
Our vision is to be the leading organization in the nation that integrates health systems research with clinical practice and community programs. Learn more
We are housed within the University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.
HIP brings together investigators, trainees, and staff from a variety of schools and departments across the University of Wisconsin - Madison to examine current health care issues and identify ways to transform healthcare.
HIP provides investigators the resources they need to conduct health services research and work with our partners—from developing study ideas to disseminating results.