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Mount Desert Island Hospital Community Health Outreach Project 3 rd Annual CVH & Diabetes Program Stakeholders Meeting May 1, 2013 Deborah Turner, Elise O’Neil and Donna Wiegle. Overview.

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Mount Desert Island Hospital

Community Health Outreach Project

3rd Annual CVH & Diabetes Program Stakeholders Meeting

May 1, 2013

Deborah Turner, Elise O’Neil and Donna Wiegle

overview
Overview
  • In May 2012, MDI Hospital received a three year grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to expand outreach and services to people with Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes.
  • The grant brings together a consortium of 7 community organizations to promote better coordination of diabetes education and care for people living in the MDI Hospital service area.
  • Volunteer Community Health Workers (CHW) are added to extend the efforts of the primary care team.
key goals
Key Goals
  • Improve the health status of our population
    • Diabetics - regular testing & improve A1C values
    • Prediabetics - educate to risks & activate to change lifestyle to reduce blood glucose levels
  • Demonstrate the value of CHWs
  • Create a sustainable consortium of community partner organizations to facilitate the integrated delivery of evidence-based diabetes services
activities and services
Activities and Services
  • Building consortium of organizations
  • Started to recruit, train and deploy CHWs
  • Adopted and implementing evidence-based interventions
  • Implementing the Diabetes Prevention Program in community-based locations
  • Delivering proactive, targeted care management via telephone and telemedicine
what is the role of diabetes community health workers
What is the Role of Diabetes Community Health Workers?
  • CHWs are individuals who represent their ethnic, cultural, or geographic communities and provide a link between these communities and health care providers.
  • CHWs are well positioned to engage the people in their community to prevent diabetes and its complications through education, lifestyle change, self-management and social support.

AADE Position Paper, Community Health Workers in Diabetes Management and Prevention, September 2011

in their own words
In Their Own Words

Voices from the Island …

key contacts
Key Contacts
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