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Midwest Chronic Kidney Disease Coalition

Objective: To work with the medical community at large to better manage the health and quality of life of patients with chronic kidney disease


Midwest Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Coalition

  • Primary Focus –

    Early intervention for detection and treatment of chronic kidney disease.

  • Goals –

    • Identification of CKD

    • Education for Quality Improvement

    • Payment/Coverage


Midwest CKD CoalitionStructure

  • Officers

    • Chairman

    • Vice Chairman

    • Secretary

    • Treasurer

  • Workgroups

    • Education

    • Health Policy

  • Meetings

    • 3 Face-to-Face per year

    • Conference Calls as necessary


  • Midwest CKD Coalition Leadership Responsibilities

    • Chairman –

      • Lead Coalition Meetings/Calls

      • Assist with agenda Development

      • Ambassador for community education & promotion of initiatives

    • Vice-Chairman (or Chair elect) –

      • Assist Chairman

      • Responsible for recruitment

    • Secretary –

      • Develops agenda and meeting announcements

      • Updates and maintains membership listing

      • Records minutes of meetings

    • Treasurer –

      • Responsible for all financial transactions

      • Secures funding

      • Secures meeting locations and accommodations

      • Reports annually


    Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) CoalitionParticipants

    • Organizations -

      • Large Dialysis Organizations

      • Independent Dialysis Organizations

      • Kidney Foundations

      • QIOs

      • State Departments of Health

      • JCAHO

      • IL Academy of Family Physicians

      • Health Plans

      • Manufacturers

      • Network


    Midwest CKD CoalitionInitiatives

    • GFR Calculation Position Paper

    • Payer Summit

    • Educational Materials

    • Presentation Package

    • Web Development


    Education

    Public Service Announcement

    Ohio NKF Campaign – Kidney Score

    Website Development

    CKD Presentation

    Health Policy

    GFR Position Paper

    Payer Summit

    Midwest CKD CoalitionOutcomes


    Midwest CKD Coalition Work PlanEducational Initiatives

    • Public Service Announcement

      • Coordinated by the NKF for March Kidney Awareness Month

      • Includes - Intro to Coalition, CKD statistics & “Know Your Number” format for CKD levels

      • Sent to Coalition members for dissemination to constituents and posting on websites

    • Needs Assessment

      • Ohio NKF Campaign – Kidney Score

      • Generalize for Coalition


    Midwest CKD Coalition Work PlanPresentation Package

    • PowerPoint Presentation


    Midwest CKD Coalition Work PlanPresentation Package

    • Slide Deck

      • 100 Slides

        • Outline demographics

        • Propose strategies to slow progression and improve outcomes

        • Plan for treatment of ESRD

      • Speakers Notes

      • Branding/Packaging

      • Distribution Plan


    Midwest CKD Coalition Work Plan

    • GFR Initiative

      • Created position paper on the importance of converting serum creatinine to GFR on all lab reports

      • Develop standard cover letter for use by coalition partners to disseminate the paper to their key stakeholders

      • Develop/advertise other GFR calculators for use by primary care physicians

      • Post on Coalition Website


    Midwest CKD Coalition Work PlanPayer Summit

    • September 21, 2006,Chicago, IL

    • Objectives:

      • To bring awareness of the importance of early identification and treatment of chronic kidney disease

      • To create an ongoing clearinghouse for gathering and disseminating CKD information to payers

      • To create a common shared data set including processes and outcomes for quality disease management and for benchmarking best practices

    • Evaluations – Excellent!


    Midwest CKD Coalition Work PlanPayer Summit

    • Agenda

      • CKD Overview & Benefits of Early CKD Care

      • Panel: Cost of Care

        • WellPoint

        • RMS

        • Care Level Management

        • Kaiser

      • Cost Savings Economic Model

      • Texas CKD Clinic Experience

      • Next Steps


    Midwest CKD Coalition Web Design


    Midwest CKD CoalitionSuccesses

    • Sound work plan

    • Delegation of responsibilities

    • Achievement of early goals

    • Continued commitment by members

    • Increasing representation


    Midwest CKD Coalition Challenges

    • Membership outside of the nephrology community

    • Coordination & ownership of the coalition and identified initiatives

    • Funding - $$$$$$$

      • Payer summit & other conferences

      • Ongoing meetings and conference calls


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