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Working with the HRSA Diabetes Quality Improvement Initiative

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Quality Improvement, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)

Resource Subtopic: Diabetes, Behavioral Health, Population Health, Health Equity.

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff

Language(s): English

Developed by: Migrant Clinicians Network (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The HRSA Diabetes Quality Improvement Initiative is an agency-wide effort to improve diabetes outcomes and lower health care costs. MCN is working in support of the Improvement Initiative by assisting you to access resources and develop performance improvement skills that will enable you to address diabetes care in your mobile and agricultural worker populations. Diabetes care is a complex mix that includes medication, as well as education, self-care behaviors and continuity of care. Adding the factors of mobility, immigration status and culture takes the challenge to another level.

Resource Details: This webinar will include the following: 1. Overview of the HRSA Diabetes Quality Improvement Initiative goals; 2. Description of the elements Diabetes Performance Analysis process that is part of HRSA’s Operational Site Visit (OSV) process—root cause analysis, restricting and contributing factors, action steps; 3. Relevant approaches to diabetes care for mobile populations and agricultural workers; 4. Relevant data metrics for monitoring diabetes performance; and 5. Resources available for diabetes performance improvement.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.