Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership (CHIP)

Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership is a collaborative endeavor striving to enhance the quality of life of the residents of Chippewa County, through educational and preventative initiatives promoting wellness and good health.

CHIP identifies health needs and establishes priorities from which collaborative activities are created to help improve the health status and quality of life of our community. View the official CHIP website.

Our accomplishments include:

  • Partner in the formation of the Chippewa County Dental Foundation, Inc.
  • Partner in the formation of the Marshfield Clinic Chippewa Dental Center
  • Partner in the formation of the Open Door Clinic
  • Developed Chippewa County resource website
  • Lead effort in getting cardiac defibrillators for community facilities.

OUR HISTORY

Since 1994, HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital has hosted Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership (formally called Chippewa Falls 2000/2010). With representatives from schools, churches, businesses, medical facilities, senior citizens, government and legal agencies, CHIP initiatives have strived to enhance the quality of life for residents of Chippewa County.

OUR MISSION

Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership is a collaborative endeavor striving to enhance the quality of life through educational and preventative initiatives advocating wellness and good health, broadly defined.

GET INVOLVED

Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership exists because of the generous donation of time and services from volunteers and the financial and in-kind support from individuals, foundations, organizations and HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital. Your participation in CHIP and any of its many projects is welcomed.

OUR AWARDS

  • American Hospital Association NOVA Award (2013)
  • Exemplary service award from Chippewa County (2010)
  • Chosen to represent Chippewa County at the Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute (2009 & 2010)
  • Identified as a Best Practice with the Hospital Sisters Health System Mission Accountability (2009)
  • Wisconsin Hospital Association Global Vision Community Outreach Award (2009)
  • Pathways Community Service Award (2008)
  • American Hospital Association Nova Award Finalist (2008)

CONTACT US

If you would like more information about how you can get involved, contact:
Rhonda Brown
Healthy Communities Specialist
Send us an email
Call: (715) 717-7647