The HIP Community Connections program strives to enhance innovations in healthcare delivery through partnerships with community-based providers and consumer coalitions. Community-based programs are effective structures for catalyzing change. We encourage projects with community-based healthcare improvement coalitions and research networks in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality (WCHQ) includes health plans, hospitals, and medical groups that use a consensus-building model to develop performance measures that are publicly reported on the WCHQ web site.
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans is comprised of 17 Wisconsin health plans, offering innovative solutions to groups, individuals and governments seeking more efficient and effective ways to deliver better health care.
Community Research Networks
Wisconsin Research and Education Network (WREN) is a primary care research network that seeks to improve the health of the people of Wisconsin by conducting patient-centered, practice-based primary care research.
Pharmacy Practice Enhancement and Action Research Link (PEARL Rx): The Sonderegger Research Center (SRC) at the UW School of Pharmacy is a community pharmacy research network focused on collaborative projects to enhance practice and expand pharmacist roles.
Wisconsin Network for Health Research (WiNHR) is a collaborative research network whose goal is to improve the health of the people of Wisconsin.