About CHRT

Current Projects

In addition to CHRT’s cornerstone programs–the health policy fellowship, the Washtenaw Health Initiative, and the physician and consumer surveys–CHRT regularly manages mission-relevant research, demonstration, and educational projects with funding from public sector partners, as well as paid consulting projects for public and private sector clients.

Featured Projects

Evaluating and communicating about Washtenaw County’s Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion and Deflection (LEADD) program

Client(s): Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, Washtenaw County Community Mental Health
Need: In October of 2021, Washtenaw County launched an evidence-based Law Enforcement Assisted…
CHRT's Role: CHRT is evaluating Washtenaw County’s LEADD Initiative to assess its effects…
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Promoting health equity by identifying and addressing the social needs of patients in five Michigan counties

Client(s): Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Need: The Promotion of Health Equity Initiative aims to develop a statewide infrastructure…
CHRT's Role: CHRT provides backbone support to the four participating regions in the Promotion…
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Coordinating medical care and social services for residents with complex needs and reducing health disparities

Client(s): Michigan Medicine Collaborative Quality Improvement (CQI) Initiative
Need: The Health Equity Project aims to help reduce health disparities for those with pressing…
CHRT's Role: The Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT) provides backbone support…
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Long-term services and supports: A comprehensive process to inform the development of Michigan’s statewide LTSS strategic plan

Client(s): Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Need: In 2019, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) engaged in…
CHRT's Role: In Phase I, CHRT will review MDHHS work to date and interview key staff, as needed.…
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