Asthma Health Disparities Collaborative Coalition Guide

Final Contract Report


This guide discusses the scientific foundation for the Michigan Asthma Health Disparities Collaborative and provides practical examples, tools, and materials that can be easily used or adapted by asthma coalitions in developing partnerships with federally qualified health centers.

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Prepared by Denise Cyzman, Michigan Asthma Program.

Contents

Background and Purpose of This Guide
     Michigan Asthma Health Disparities Collaborative
Using the Chronic Care Model for Health System Change
     Evaluation and Spread
     A Final Word
Appendixes:
    Appendix A. List of Data Sources and Other Helpful Web Sites
    Appendix B. Glossary of Selected Terms
    Appendix C. Examples of Asthma HDC System Improvements
    Appendix D. Sample Importance and Confidence Rulers
    Appendix E. Selected Findings From Research on the Chronic Care Model
    Appendix F. Sample Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycle Report Forms
Acknowledgment

This report was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-04-0010 to Health Systems Research, Inc. (an Altarum Company).

Page last reviewed September 2007
Internet Citation: Asthma Health Disparities Collaborative Coalition Guide. September 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/asthma-health-disparities/index.html