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Diabetes Organizations and Information
Florida Government Links
Best and Promising Practices in Diabetes
Prevention and Control
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Chronic Care Model
The Chronic Care Model summarizes the basic elements for improving care in
health systems at the community, organization, practice and patient levels.
Guide to Community Health Services - Diabetes
The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose
programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community.
Systematic reviews are used to answer these questions:
- Which program and policy interventions have been proven effective?
- Are there effective interventions that are right for my community?
- What might effective interventions cost; what is the likely return on investment?
More than 200 interventions have been reviewed and the Task Force on Community
Preventive Services has issued recommendations for their use.
CDC Prevention Research Center (PRC) Partnership Trust Tool
The PRC Partnership Trust Tool is designed to engage PRCs' academic, community,
and public health practice partners in a dialogue about issues that foster and
hinder trust. It allows partners to explore strengths, identify opportunities
for improvement, and develop strategies for enhancing trust.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
The Model for Improvement, developed by Associates in Process Improvement, is a
simple yet powerful tool for accelerating improvement. The model is not meant to
replace change models that organizations may already be using, but rather to
accelerate improvement. This model has been used successfully by hundreds
of health care organizations in many countries to improve many different health
care processes and outcomes.
Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease - Promising Practices
This site catalogues several programs in the state that are currently being implemented or have been implemented in the past with success.
The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease divides these programs into one of three areas: Programs that Work, Programs with Promise, and Programs to Watch.