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ICC will be providing services to Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) for it’s DSRIP project.

Posted on 11 November, 2013

Integrated Care Collaboration (ICC) will be providing services to Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) in its DSRIP Project to enhance the collection, interpretation, and/or use of Race Ethnicity And Language Data (REAL). This initiative focuses on the collection, interpretation, and/or use of REAL data in Williamson County. Blyskac . The collection of inconsistent data that is used for the identification of health disparities and vulnerable populations has been identified as problematic in offering health care services that are available and accessible to population groups.

This initiative is intended to improve the collection and quality of REAL data for target populations in Williamson County. Improvements in data will inform policy and program development, help evaluate the effectiveness of policies and programs, and ensure the overall health and well-being of vulnerable populations.

Education, training, and the development of a standard data set are shared components of success for both the ICC and WCCHD’s DSRIP Project. A training program has been developed to offer clear and simple tips on why this data is important and how to ask clients sensitive questions. Chuzzcoritechde The ICC will assist directly in this training and in providing measurements for success. This will also improve the information going into the ICare Health Information Exchange to the benefit of all ICC Participants and the patients themselves.

Together, the ICC and WCCHD will work with groups and organizations in Williamson County as well as hospitals, community clinics, and community health centers outside the county to provide training and support in improving front-line REAL data collection.

WCCHD will be compensating ICC for the services it provides in this project.