Voices of Detroit Initiative (VODI) is a community-based health care coalition dedicated to providing Detroit’s uninsured and under-insured with access to affordable, effective health care through an organized, sustainable delivery system.

VODI Assets

  • Service Data Contains Over 350,000 Service Records
  • Michigan’s Largest Repository of Service Data On Uninsured
  • Only Continuously Maintained Service Repository in U.S.
  • Fosters Informed Communication Between Providers
  • Adheres to HIPAA Privacy/Security Standards
  • Innovative Data Use/Comparisons For Research
  • Generates Insights Into Broad Range of Health Questions

ROI Examples

  • VODI Converted 3,200+ ER Visits To Primary Care
  • ER Conversions Saved $1.6 Million
  • 2,000 Patients ID’d As Medicaid Covered
  • Added Medicaid Coverage Billings = $500,000+
  • Between 2003-2004 ID’d 1,478 Chronic Care Cases
  • Chronic Care Cases Moved To Appropriate Setting