Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are an issue of public health importance, as approximately 722,000 people are afflicted by an HAI every year (1 in 25 hospitalized patients) and 75,000 people with HAIs die. Daily bathing treatments with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) for hospitalized patients is one evidence-based intervention targeting HAIs. However, it is often challenging to implement these daily bathing treatments... 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.
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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.