Background on UWSMPH-American Indian Partnership

Wisconsin Intertribal Managed Care Demonstration Project (WIM Care): A Partnership Project

The Wisconsin Inter-Tribal Managed Care Demonstration Project was initiated as a partnership between the University of Wisconsin Medical School and the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council. WIM Care conducted extensive data analysis and then implemented management and clinical strategies to improve quality of care, reduce costs, and increase revenues at Tribal clinics.
WIM Care report

To view a segment about Wisconsin's American Indian Tribal Health Services from Wisconsin Public Television's In Wisconsin Program, you can paste this directly into your Real Player:
http://www.wpt.org/npa/ram/inwisconsin/216indian_health.ram

Friedsam D, Haug G, Rust M, Lake A. Tribal Benefits Counseling Program: Expanding Health Care Opportunities for Tribal Members. Am J Public Health 2003; 93: 1634-1636.
http://www.ajph.org/cgi/reprint/93/10/1634

Lake A, Carufel R, Friedsam D, Reynolds P. Inter-Tribal Pharmacy Network: A Vehicle to Manage Pharmacy Costs and Improve Patient Care. The IHS Primary Care Provider. 2001; 26(12):177-180.
http://www.ihs.gov/publicinfo/publications/healthprovider/issues/PROV1201.pdf

American Indian Health Sciences Day

American Indian Health Sciences Day 2009
April 3, 2009
Atrium, Health Sciences Learning Center

Produced by the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

American Indian Health Sciences Day 2008
April 4, 2008
Commons, School of Pharmacy Building

Produced by the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. Hosted by the UW School of Pharmacy.

American Indian Health and Science Symposium 2006
March 31, 2006
Health is our Future
Union South, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Sponsored by the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc., the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and Wunk Sheek American Indian Student Organization. This event is free and open to students statewide.