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New from Quality Insights:
WISEWOMAN Community Connections 

Quality Insights is pleased to release the WISEWOMAN educational module, WISEWOMAN Community Connections: Connecting Patients to Evidence-Based Programs Beyond the Clinic. The module is designed to help providers extend their education and health promotion for patients in the WISEWOMAN population by referring to evidence-based community programs. This newsletter will summarize the module and provide resources for further learning.

Features in the module include:
  • Rationale for referral to community-based programs
  • Identifying effective interventions
  • Evidence-based programs available in Delaware
  • Overview of applicable evidence
  • Referral information
The table below summarizes information about locally available evidence-based programs and is intended as a handy reference. For details, refer to the module.
Program Population Cost Information/Enrollment
National Diabetes Prevention Program People with prediabetes Covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and some private insurers; scholarships or financial aid may be available YMCA of Delaware
See module for app-based and additional options
Contact Quality Insights for retrospective referral assistance
Self-Management Programs Diabetes; chronic disease; chronic pain; cancer No cost Healthy Delaware
Healthy Heart Ambassador Blood Pressure Self-Management People with hypertension No cost For information:
EDISCO e-course for provider/practices

Email: DHSS_DPH_HHA@delaware.gov

Or call: 302-208-9097

Contact Quality Insights for retrospective referral assistance
YMCA’s Weight Loss Program People who are overweight/obese Scholarships or financial aid may be available YMCA of Delaware
Tobacco cessation Adults who use tobacco No cost 1-866-409-1858
Delaware QuitSupport
Medication Therapy Management People taking diabetes or hypertension medications No cost For information: 
EDISCO e-course for providers/practices
Fax referral
Livestrong at the YMCA People living with cancer treatment or cancer survivors No cost YMCA of Delaware
Learning Resources
for Providers and Practices
On-Demand Webinars
No cost, some offering CME 

Engaging Community Health Workers to Prevent and Manage Disease
Community Preventive Services Task Force, 2017

Using the Community Guide for Community Health Improvement
Public Health Foundation, 2016

Community Collaboration to Prevent and Manage Diabetes 
CDC,  2017

What Health Care Providers Need to Know about Referring Patients to a CDC-Recognized Lifestyle Change Program
American Diabetes Association, 2019
 
A Low Pressure Approach to Controlling High Blood Pressure: Introducing the Healthy Heart Ambassador Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program
Quality Insights, 2021
E-Courses
No cost, some offering CME 

Medication Therapy Management
EDISCOTM by Quality Insights, 2020

Healthy Heart Ambassador Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring
EDISCOTM by Quality Insights, 2020

Delaware Public Health Series
EDISCOTM by Quality Insights, 2021

Contact Us



For more information, please contact Sarah Toborowski 
by emailing stoborowski@qualityinsights.org
or by calling 1-800-642-8686 ext. 130.

 
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This publication was supported by the Cooperative Agreement Number CDC-RFA-DP18-1816 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Publication number DEDPH-WW-081621c
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