UNderstanding Infrastructure Transformation Effects on Diabetes (UNITED) uses multiple sources of rich, longitudinal data to discover causal links between primary care patient-centered medical home practice redesign and improvement in the delivery of optimal diabetes care and diabetes-related utilization.
The study evaluates changes across multiple organizational domains to determine which clinical services are most likely to improve the clinical outcomes of individuals with diabetes seen in a primary care practice.
- Caroline Carlin, PhD
- Jon Christianson, PhD, UMN Division of Health Policy and Management
- Lauren Crain, PhD, HealthPartners Institute
- Milton “Mickey” Eder, PhD, assistant professor, UMN Family Medicine and Community Health
- Sarah Gollust, PhD, associate professor, UMN School of Public Health
- Eric Lock, PhD, assistant professor, UMN Biostatistics
- Elizabeth “Betsy” Seaquist, MD, professor, UMN Family Medicine and Community Health
- Leif Solberg, MD, HealthPartners Institute
External Advisory Board Members
- Renee Kidney, PhD, MPH, Minnesota Department of Health
- Patrick O’Connor, MD, MPH, HealthPartners Institute
- Bonnie LaPlante, Minnesota Department of Health
- Kathleen Culhane-Pera, MD, MA, UMN Family Medicine and Community Health
This study is funded by the National Institutes of Health: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Grant number: 5R18DK110732-02