- Wind River Team at Spectrum Health Healthier Communities 7th Annual Community Health Worker Conference
Improving Diabetes Outcomes through Tribal Community Health Workers
August 21, 2014 in Grand Rapids, MI
Chicago Team at the Midwest Regional Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine
Helping communities help themselves: The importance of a collaboration between communities and academic institutions at a farmer's market to provide culturally tailored nutrition and diabetes education
September 4-5, 2014 in Chicago, IL
Improved Outcomes and Cost Savings with Mobile Health
Health Affairs has published a paper from the Alliance member site in Chicago describing their work using mobile phones to support diabetes self-management. The researchers found that using automated text messages led to improved clinical outcomes and reduced costs.
Policy Considerations Report Available
An Alliance report poses a series of policy considerations for reducing disparities in diabetes in the new era of Health Reform. These considerations derive from the on-the-ground experiences of the five Alliance sites, along with deliberations among academic, government, consumer and provider experts convened at an invited national summit.