Diabetes Clinical

toolsDiabetesGoals & Metrics

Clinical Goal:

1. Improve control of type 2 diabetes.

The following RHIP Health Indicator Metrics apply to the Diabetes Clinical Workgroup:

1. Decrease the percentage of OHP participants 18-75 years of age with diabetes who had HbA1c >9.0% from a baseline of 14.7% to 11% (Baseline: QIM NQF 0059 – Diabetes: HbA1c Poor Control, 2014).

2. Increase the percentage of OHP participants 18-75 years of age with diabetes who received an annual HbA1c test from a baseline of 77% to 87% (Baseline: NQF 0057 – Oregon State Performance Measure, 2014).


This group meets every 2nd Thursday of the month from 9-10:30am


Click here to view the charter for the Diabetes Clinical RHIP Workgroup.


HbA1c Control A3 
(Attached Fishbone Diagram)

Developed Materials

Diabetes Materials Order Form

Prediabetes Clinical Algorithm: Central Oregon

A1c 6.5-8.9 Clinical Algorithm: Central Oregon

A1c Above 9 Clinical Algorithm: Central Oregon

Could You Be At Risk for Diabetes Handout (click here for this document in Spanish)

Meal Planning Plate Method (click here for this document in Spanish)

Central Oregon Nonprofit Community Resources for Preventing and Managing Type 2 Diabetes Booklet (click here for this document in Spanish)

Grand Rounds Slides (3.3.17): Preventing a Chronic Disease by Management of Prediabetes

PacificSource Insulin Coverage (January 2019)

PacificSource Nonpreferred Drugs & Formulary Alternatives

PacificSource Covered Diabetic Non-insulin Agents (January 2019)

About RHIP Workgroups

The Central Oregon Health Council assembled RHIP Workgroups, groups of community professionals focused on some aspect of the Regional Health Improvement Plan, in 2016 to strategize and address the RHIP Health Indicators for each area of focus.

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Diabetes Clinical Meeting Packets

Diabetes Clinical Workgroup Members

Gwen Jones, MS, OTR/L (Organizer)
Central Oregon Health Council

Patty Kuratek, RN, MSN, CDE
La Pine Community Health Center

Alison Little, MD, MPH
PacificSource Community Solutions

Sharity Ludwig, EPDH, MS
Advantage Dental

Albert Noyes, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM
Mosaic Medical

Kelly Ornberg, RD, LD
St. Charles Health Systems

Trisha Stephens, MPH, RDN, CDE
Central Oregon Pediatric Associates

Shiela Stewart, RN, BSN
Central Oregon IPA

Sherri Sturko

Crystal Sully, BSN, RN
Deschutes County Health Services

Sarah Worthington, MPH, RD
Deschutes County Health Services