Program areas at AllianceChicago
Hrsa health center controlled network (hccn) grant for the period 8/1/2019 - 6/30/2020. Three year hccn grant award for period of august 1, 2019 through july 31, 2022 to support network of 46 health centers working together to use health information technology (hit) to improve operations and clinical practices. Hccns help health centers leverage hit to increase participation in value-based care by (i) enhancing the patient and provider experience; (ii) advancing interoperability; and (iii) using data to enhance value.
Foundation & corporate grants relate largely to programs to provide chicago's women with access to long-activing reversible contraception (larc) in accordance with the grant plan. The grant plan is to develop, test and implement strategies that will build upon chicago's family planning expertise and provide women of child-bearing age access to factual information about larcs and to barrier-free larc services.
Research/academic grant projects for the peroid 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2020 included state, federal and private non-profit research awards for the following projects: (i) improving the health of sexual and gender minority patients through cultural competence and skill trianing of chc staff; (ii) comparative effectiveness of community health workers in chicago and new york city to prevent destabilization and unplanned hospitatlizations of adults with multiple chronic diseases; (iii) eugene Washington pcori engagement award for chicago coalition around pcor to expand community research; (iv) american academy of pediatrics catch project to connect homeless and refugees to medical homes; (v) Illinois public health institute chicago cares to reduce diabetes disparaties and promote health equity; (vi) merck for mothers chicago collaborative for maternal health to address the problem of maternal mortality through collaborations with governments, multilateral agencies, ngos, businesses, physicians and researchers; (vii) ahrq "inspire" intervention in small primary care practices to implement reduction in unhealthy alcohol use; (viii) nhlbi "optimise" optimizing the implementation of a population panel management inteverention in safety-net clinics for childhood interventions; nih "optimize" study optimizing patient navigation for perinatal care; (ix) lurie children's hospital of chicago subaward to as a convener of community health center leadership to develop and support project activities; (x) chicago department of public health adult cessation services; (xi) nih third coast center for aids research; and (xii) nih lincc trial: linking inter-specialty newborn and contraception care.