MI-CHAP Summit Materials

For more information or with questions, contact Laura Kilfoyle

 
 

general session + additional materials

 

Session: mi-chap evaluation

Facilitators: Gustavo Rotondaro, Data Consultant, Metrica; Amanda Menzies, Senior Consultant, Public Sector Consultants

This workshop will describe the qualitative and quantitative measures MI-CHAP data analysts use to evaluate this state-wide program. Included in this discussion will be an explanation of current data outcomes and next steps in the evaluation process.

 

Session: Patient Empowerment Strategies

Facilitator: Christina Pavlak, CHAP Manager, Health Net of West Michigan

Based on Health Net’s Patient Empowerment Course Curriculum, this session will teach participants the following key strategies: how to help clients understand the role they play in maintaining their health and the role of their healthcare team, how to help clients prepare for medical and dental visits, and how to help clients communicate effectively with their healthcare providers.

 

Session: Patient centered medical homes (pcmhs): how CHAP can help meet HEDIS objectives

Facilitator: Dr. Teresa Holtrop, Interim Executive Director, Wayne CHAP

This workshop will offer participants a deeper understanding of the objectives HEDIS scores measure and provide examples of the types of programs/projects local CHAPs can implement to help PCMHs meet those objectives.

 

session: mi-chap and the michigan department of health and human services: mdhhs policy and programming update

Facilitators: Brenda Fink, Director, Division of Family and Community Health, MDHHS; Ernest Cawvey, Health Innovation Coordinator, Michigan Public Health Institute

This workshop will get participants up-to-date on CHAP-related MDHHS Policies and learn how CHAP supplements MDHHS programs. Included in this discussion will be a deeper dive into the Michigan State Innovation Model (SIM) and the work of state-wide Community Health Innovation Regions (CHIRs) and MDHHS’ Maternal Child Health program.

 

session: mi-chap evaluation

Facilitators: Gustavo Rotondaro, Data Consultant, Metrica; Amanda Menzies, Senior Consultant, Public Sector Consultants

This workshop will describe the qualitative and quantitative measures MI-CHAP data analysts use to evaluate this state-wide program. Included in this discussion will be an explanation of current data outcomes and next steps in the evaluation process.

 

session: getting the word out: mi-chap and v-chap marketing & outreach strategies

Facilitators: Kaitlynn Colbert, Communications Specialist, Michigan Association of United Ways; Eric Folkmire, Outreach Coordinator, Macomb CHAP

Participants in this workshop will learn specific MI-CHAP outreach strategies and then put those strategies into action through hands-on activities! A Q & A with our MI-CHAP marketing experts will round out this interactive session.

 

session: chap and special initiatives/populations

Facilitator: Krista Clark, Partner and Community Health Engagement Manager, Wayne CHAP

Using the example of Wayne CHAP’s FitKids360 Program, this workshop will describe practical steps local CHAPs can take to respond to their community’s health access trends, needs, and areas of concern.

 

session: chap for newcomers

Facilitator: Maureen Kirkwood, Executive Director, Health Net of West Michigan

This workshop will take a deeper dive into the history and development of the CHAP movement and the diverse services CHAPs provide in their local communities.

 

session: practice Engagement best practices

Facilitators: Rebeca Velazquez-Publes, Director of Programs, Health Net of West Michigan; Karolina DeLange, Practice Engagement Specialist, Health Net of West Michigan; Elaina Conklin, Practice Engagement Specialist, Macomb CHAP; Susan Schneberger, Senior Project Director, Genesee CHAP

In this workshop, participants will join in a panel discussion with local CHAP Practice Engagement Specialists to learn best practices in the following areas: onboarding new practice partners, maintaining effective practice partnerships, and collaborating with practices to develop Quality Improvement Projects that address community health access needs.