KENTUCKY REGIONAL EXTENSION CENTER

WHAT IS IT?

The Kentucky Diabetes Prevention and Control Program (KDPCP) at the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) recently received a multi-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to improve diabetes clinical outcomes. Through the grant, the state of Kentucky has chosen to focus on the implementation of a robust Diabetes Clinical Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative (DLC).

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

We’re hosting two Information Sessions – July 18th and August 22nd at noon. Application deadline is August 30th at noon. Call 859-323-3090 if you have any questions.

Thursday July 18 12 Noon ET:
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, or mobile device: https://uky.zoom.us/j/992694266
Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll): 16468769923,992694266# or 16699006833,992694266#
Or Telephone:
+1 646 876 9923 (US Toll)
+1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 992 694 266

Thursday August 22nd 12 Noon ET:
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, or mobile device: https://uky.zoom.us/j/640213595
Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll): 16468769923,640213595# or 16699006833,640213595#
Or Telephone:
+1 646 876 9923 (US Toll)
+1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 640 213 595

The Basics:
12 month Learning Collaborative
Health care organizations learn from each other and experts in the field
Participants will undertake small tests of change to reach self-identified objectives within their own organizations

Focus: assist health care organizations make “breakthrough” increases in the adoption and use of clinical systems and care practices to improve health outcomes in people with diabetes

WHY PARTICIPATE?

Health Care Systems/Clinical Practices can improve clinical outcomes for your patients and practice. This learning collaborative can contribute to and augment your other quality improvement programs and initiatives to improve healthcare, reduce cost, and move to value based care.

HOW CAN I JOIN?

1.  Complete an application and submit by August 30th 12 p.m.
2.  One year commitment
3.  If selected, participants will be notified within 30 days of the application deadline

SUPPORT PARTNERS

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) serves as the lead agency for facilitation of the CDC grant. Contact (Diabetes) Reita Jones at Reita.Jones@ky.gov

The KY Regional Extension Center (KY REC) serves as the lead agency for the pilot and will facilitate meetings and serve as expert consultant in electronic health record workflow. Contact Mary Luvisi MLU242@uky.edu or Michelle Hibbard Michelle.Hibbard@uky.edu.

The Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE) serves as an important partner to set up LHDs and YMCA with CareAlign DSM accounts/mailboxes to support bi-directional exchange of secure patient health information with select practices. Contact Brandi.Genoe@ky.gov

More details can be found here.
Application can be accessed here.
Questions? Contact us at 859-323-3090 or Kentucky REC.