HIP provides investigators the resources they need to conduct health services research and work with our partners—from developing study ideas to disseminating results. Our goal is to strengthen your project and make it more likely to receive funding, be accepted for publication, and to improve clinical practice.

How to Collaborate with HIP

Our activities range from consultation to full collaboration on a project. Some of the activities are provided free of charge, while others have an associated fee. The level of HIP involvement varies depending on the availability of HIP resources, your needs, and other factors that are discussed during our initial consultations with you.

Resources for Research & Education

Opportunities are available for investigators at all career stages.

  • Facilitating connections with community healthcare partners
  • Seminars with nationally recognized speakers
  • Work-in-progress seminar
  • Collaborative working groups for researchers with similar interests
  • Short courses in research methods & manuscript writing
  • Secure data storage & linkage
  • Pilot grant program
  • Research tools
  • Resources for dissemination

Resources for Grant Writing

  • Mock grant review sessions
  • Regulatory consultation
  • Notification of new funding opportunities
  • Sample grant sections
  • Consultations on available data
  • Resources on grant writing

Online Resources

Investigators have access to an Intranet site with extensive resources for research.

  • How to talk to funders
  • Writing a successful career development award
  • Big data in health care - using electronic health records
  • Learning about Accountable Care Organizations
  • Conceptual frameworks used in health services research
  • Dissemination and implementation research
  • Mixed methods research
  • Behavior change interventions

…and much more

Resources for Dissemination

Through HIPxChange, HIP supports the development and dissemination of tools for practitioners.

  • Toolkit development
  • Website hosting
  • Creation of video FAQs
  • Learning events
  • Individualized reports for healthcare partners
  • Communities of practice
  • Webinar hosting/support
  • Communication forums
  • Surveys of community partners
  • Reporting tools
  • Tracking impact on health

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Health Innovation Program
University of Wisconsin 
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Suite 210, Box 9445
Madison, WI 53705 

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