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The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes: Advancing Policy and Systems Change
 

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Aligning to Improve Outcomes: The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes...

Aligning to Improve Outcomes: The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes

A presentation from a symposium at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Diabetes Translation's (DDT) 34th annual Diabetes Translation Conference on April 11-14, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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    The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes: Advancing Policy and Systems Change The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes: Advancing Policy and Systems Change Presentation Transcript

    • The Alliance to Reduce Disparities in DiabetesII. Advancing Policy and Systems ChangeSupported by the Merck Company Foundation
    • The Allianceseeks to advance policy and systems change informed by local experience and lessons learned on the ground.
    • How Does the Alliance Contribute?
      It is an opportunity to understand how to implement evidence-based interventions at the local level.
      It allows identification of common features across diverse communities and at the same time affords learning in how to adapt to unique situations and community characteristics
      It can share information and inform policy at multiple levels to account for day to day realities of providing quality care to those most in need.
    • What policy change
      themes are emerging
      in the Alliance’s
      work?
    • National Messages
      Alliance sites are generating a range of policy related themes:
      Data sharing across institutions is necessary to identify the most troublesome diabetes cases [Camden]
      Cultural guides and training are necessary for providers not of the same ethnicity as clients [Wind River]
      Community health promoters are needed as official members of the health care team [Baylor]
    • National Messages
      Alliance sites are generating a range of policy related themes:
      Data sharing must extend beyond internal, medical systems to independent community practices and practitioners [Baylor]
      Formal links are needed between health facilities and community organizations, particularly churches [Memphis]
      Support is needed in community clinics for diabetes “champions” to lead disparity reducing interventions [Chicago]