Listen to the story of a community health worker (CHW) who discovers a child having an asthma attack: 10 Roadblocks to Caring for a Child with Asthma in Chicago from Breathe Chicago on Vimeo.
A new asthma discharge tool built by everyone, for everyone.
The CHICAGO Plan worked with communication designers to create a new asthma discharge tool. The designers worked with doctors, patients and caregivers to build a tool that is easy to read and use. It is designed to help everyone who cares for a child with asthma talk to each other about asthma management and asthma medicine. It is designed to work in the ED, at home, at school, and with families and outpatient doctors.
CHICAGO Plan is a unique cooperative.
The CHICAGO Plan built an extraordinary new partnership model in asthma care. It included caregivers of children with asthma and their families. It also included community partners, local asthma research experts, six hospital systems, and the Chicago Department of Public Health. Together this new cooperative worked to create a better approach to asthma care for children and reduce the health disparities seen in Chicago.
Everyone counts in CHICAGO. We involved:
Coming Soon: Findings
To learn more about CHICAGO Plan, contact Amy O-Rourke at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 628-0235.