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Community Coalitions

Comagine Health ESRD Network 16 is committed to working with our community partners to advance quality improvement and create a better health care system so that people and communities will flourish. Community coalition members play a vital role in this work.

Are you interested in joining us?

Network 16 Community Coalitions

  • Home Dialysis
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Vaccination
  • Depression
  • Patient and Family Engagement
  • Reduce Hospitalizations

What is a community coalition?

Community coalitions function as bodies of stakeholders who collaborate and share knowledge and resources to drive quality improvement. They:

  • Are dedicated to defining a health care issue within the designated community and producing root cause analysis to identify areas for improvement
  • Commit to working as a group to achieve quantitative aims and to implement actions designed to improve health care outcomes within the community
  • Are community driven and empower community members to be involved in their health care and health care choices
  • Form connections and build a strong community framework dedicated to driving quality improvement and providing sustainable solutions

What do community coalition members do?

  • Contribute resources, talents and skills in support of the quality improvement goals
  • Serve as a voice for their community and/or profession
  • Participate in community coalition meetings

Who should join?

Community coalitions are made up of diverse and engaged people who represent our local communities and are dedicated agents of change.

  • Patients, family members of patients, and caregivers
  • Dialysis facility staff (local and regional)
  • Nephrologists
  • Primary care practitioners
  • Mental health experts (psychologists, psychiatrists, licensed therapists, university staff)
  • Transplant center staff (local and regional)
  • Transplant surgeons
  • Living donation organization representatives
  • Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) representatives
  • Nursing home staff
  • Experts and high performers in the area of focus
  • Anyone else interested in improving the lives of ESRD patients

If you’re interested in joining a community coalition, please complete our ESRD Coalition Interest Form.