There are a number of Wisconsin-based projects involving academic researchers and community partners that are in various phases of development.
Some current projects include:
Bringing Healthy Aging to Scale (B-HAS) Project -WIHA was awarded an Implementation Grant from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine's Wisconsin Partnership Program. Titled Bringing Healthy Aging to Scale: Improving Wisconsin's Capacity to Implement and Sustain Evidence-Based Prevention Programs for Older Adults, WIHA and its aging network and other community and health care partners will work with Dr. Jane Mahoney, and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and the UW School of Engineering to increase the ability of rural counties to implement and sustain Stepping On and Living Well, WIHA's two flagship programs in falls prevention and living with chronic conditions, respectively. This project is being conducted in collaboration with NIATx, a process improvement program in the Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies, a research center in the Department of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin. For more information, contact Betsy Abramson.
BeST Communication- Better, Safer Care Through Clear Communication: A group educational program for caregivers of elders to improve effective health communication with health care professionals