Guide for Collecting and Submitting Disparity Indicators available on HIPxChange

Nationally and within Wisconsin, disparities in healthcare exist across multiple determinants of health including race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, health insurance coverage, and geography (rural and urban). Public reporting on disparities in the quality of care is an important step to achieving accountability for reducing disparities over time and has been associated with improvements in… Read more »


HIP Collaborates with UW Health on National Initiative To Implement Practice-Improving Research Findings More Quickly

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)—an independent nonprofit that funds comparative clinical effectiveness research—has tapped UW Health and 41 other major health systems nationwide to participate in its new multi-year, $50 million Health Systems Implementation Initiative (HSII). UW Health will be working with the Health Innovation program and the Primary Care Academics Transforming Healthcare (PATH)… Read more »


Health Innovation Program Launches a New Website

The Health Innovation Program (HIP) has launched a new website! You can now search for content on the website by “themes” (such as disparities, chronic conditions, diabetes, etc.) on the Search All Content by Theme page. This is a great way for visitors to easily find information of interest from across the website. The new… Read more »


Dashboarding for Machine Learning-based Clinical Decision Support Implementation and Monitoring Toolkit available on HIPxChange

Machine learning-based clinical decision support (ML-CDS) tools hold enormous promise to simultaneously improve clinical care and reduce clinician burden. ML-CDSs can streamline the process of identifying the right care for the right patient and presenting that information to providers at the right time. However, many challenges with ML-CDS still exist, and these tools require monitoring… Read more »


NHP Sociodemographic Report Release

The UW ICTR Neighborhood Health Partnerships Program (NHP) is excited to announce the launch of their latest ZIP code level report, the Sociodemographic Profile Report. To make sociodemographic information easily accessible and comparable across geographies, NHP has launched a new report that provides information on the social determinants of health at the ZIP code level. This report uses… Read more »


HIP Investigator, Dr. Jen Weiss presenting at upcoming UW Department of Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar Series on 4/11

HIP Investigator, Dr. Jen Weiss and Matt Gigot will be presenting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar Series on 4/11. Their presentation: Measuring and Addressing Health Disparities Through a Statewide Quality Improvement Collaborative will address important topics on health disparities. To view the full details of the seminar, click… Read more »