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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

St. Nicholas Hospital

Implementation Approaches

ATODA – HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is engaged in the development, implementation and/continuation of the following efforts to improve ATODA services:

  • Support the activities of the community action planning teams, which have their own three year plan with goals and outcome measures (work plans will be attached to this report upon completion)
  • Develop strategies to ensure Health literacy is a component of all the programming and activities.

-HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is supportive of the development, implementation and/or continuation of the following efforts to address obesity:

  • Support the activities of the community action planning teams, which have their own three year plan with goals and outcome measures. (work plans will be attached to this report upon completion)
  • Develop strategies to ensure Health literacy is a component of all the programming and activities

ATODA – HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is engaged in the development, implementation and/continuation of the following efforts to improve ATODA services:

  • Support the activities of the community action planning teams, which have their own three year plan with goals and outcome measures (work plans will be attached to this report upon completion)
  • Develop strategies to ensure Health literacy is a component of all the programming and activities.

ATODA – HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is engaged in the development, implementation and/continuation of the following efforts to improve ATODA services:

  • Support the activities of the community action planning teams, which have their own three year plan with goals and outcome measures (work plans will be attached to this report upon completion)
  • Develop strategies to ensure Health literacy is a component of all the programming and activities.

-HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is involved in the development, implementation and/or continuation of the following efforts to improve access to care (Mental Health):

  • Support the activities of the community action planning teams, which have their own three year plan with goals and outcome measures (work plans will be attached to this report upon completion)
  • Develop strategies to ensure Health literacy is a component of all the programming and activities

-Identify and implement programs to provide appropriate care to poor and needy

  • Develop strategies to reduce ED visits by Medicaid patients and provide them with care in setting appropriate to their needs
  • Provide assistance to community members to enroll in insurance products through the marketplace or to enroll in BadgerCare, as appropriate for their situation
  • Work with Public Health and our community partners to identify and implement at least one new evidence-based community program that addresses one of the identified health priorities

-HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is involved in the implementation and /or continuation of the following efforts to improve access to dental care:

  • Support the activities of the Dental Access Committee
  • Support the activities of the Lakeshore Community Health Center
  • Develop strategies to reduce ED visits for dental conditions
  • Continue to support and explore additional strategies to provide educational materials and community resources for providers to share with their patients
  • Develop strategies to ensure Health literacy is a component of all the programming and activities.

-HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is involved in the development, implementation and/or continuation of the following efforts to improve access to Mental Health care:

  • Support the activities of the community action planning teams, which have their own three year plan with goals and outcome measures (work plans will be attached to this report upon completion)
  • Develop strategies to ensure Health literacy is a component of all the programming and activities