University of Wisconsin–Madison

An Analysis of the Quality of Wisconsin’s Community Health Improvement Plans and Processes (2011-2013)

Summary

PI: Julie Willems Van Dijk, PhD, MSN; Co-PI: Bridget Catlin, PhD, MHSA

Funder: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Public Health Practice-Based Research Networks Research Implementation Award Enhancing Evidence-Based Practice ($149,999)

The purpose of this project was to measure the quality of community health improvement plans and processes (CHIPP) in Wisconsin and to identify factors associated with higher quality CHIPPs. The CHIP Quality Measurement Tool was developed, tested and implemented to measure the quality of Wisconsin’s CHIPPs. A comparative analysis was done to determine factors that may predict the quality score of Wisconsin’s CHIPPs.

Researchers

Julie Willems Van Dijk, PhD, MSN

University of Wisconsin-Associate Scientist and the Director of the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Culture of Health Prize program

willemsvandi@wisc.edu

608-263-6731

University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health, Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street, 533 WARF
Madison, WI 53726

Bridget B Catlin, PhD, MHSA

University of Wisconsin-Senior Scientist

bcatlin@wisc.edu

608-263-1947

University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health, Population Health Institute
610 Walnut St., WARF 505
Madison, WI 53726