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Learning Communities

A collaborative approach that encourages participants to share their work, discuss ways to improve, and learn from one another. The Medical Home Initiative provides support and technical assistance to two quality improvement projects, or learning communities. Within the communities there are structured goals that guide the work. Individual teams have the ability to take unique approaches within the community to best meet their needs and achieve desired outcomes.

Care Coordination Project

Advancing Family-Centered Care Coordination for CYSHCN using a Shared Plan of Care

The Medical Home Initiative is supporting implementation of quality improvement processes designed to support work with Wisconsin health care teams and Tribal Health Centers to advance medical home care provision for children and youth with special health care needs through the use of a Shared Plan of Care.

A Shared Plan of Care is a living document created by parents and health care providers. It includes information that ensures issues affecting a child’s health are identified and accessible across systems, and that activities and accountability for addressing those activities are documented. Key components of a Shared Plan of Care include:

  • Medical summary
  • Family strengths and preferences
  • Negotiated plan of action (including clinical and family goals, actions to address goals, responsible partners, and timelines)
  • Other necessary attachments (such as emergency plans, chronic condition protocols, and relevant legal documents such as IEPs or 504 plans)
Project Team Map

Project Team Map

2019 Advancing Family-Centered Care Coordination using a Shared Plan of Care Learning Community QI Project Teams

Driver Diagram

Driver Diagram

2019 Advancing Family-Centered Care Coordination using a Shared Plan of Care Learning Community QI Project

    2019 Learning Community Calls
    All calls are from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    • February 26: Agenda | Slides | Recording
    • June 25
    • October 22

    2019 Family Representative Calls
    All calls are from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

    • March 5
    • June 12
    • October 10

    For more information about the Shared Plan of Care Project, please contact Colleen Lane.

    April 23, 2019
    8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Crowne Plaza, Madison

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    Developmental Screening Project

    Developmental Screening National Performance Measure

    The Medical Home Initiative is supporting local public health departments and tribal agencies focusing on the developmental screening national performance measure. Agencies have the option of selecting one or more of the following focus areas: medical providers, child care providers or community groups.

    MCH Objective Map

    MCH Objective Map

    2019 MCH Objective - Developmental Screening Map

    Driver Diagram

    Driver Diagram

    2019 Developmental Screening Quality Improvement Project

      2019 Learning Community Calls
      All calls are from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

      • February 20: Agenda | Slides | Recording
      • June 19
      • August 21
      • December 4

      For more information about the Developmental Screening Project, please contact Naomi Kowald.

      2018 MCH Objective Map

      2018 Driver Diagram

      2018 Learning Community Calls

      Life QI: Quality Improvement Platform

      The Wisconsin Medical Home Initiative provides all 2019 project teams with access to Life QI. This online platform enhances the learning community experience by helping members collaborate, learn and share with different project teams throughout the year.

      Life QI allows project teams to:

      • Submit and visualize PDSA cyclesMonitor progress towards goals
      • Communicate and connect with Medical Home staff and other project teams
      • Discuss and share best practices and other information

      For more information on Life QI, or for help logging in, please contact us.

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      Contact Our Staff

      Colleen Lane
      Project Manager
      Medical Home
      (608) 442-4177
      clane@chw.org

      Naomi Kowald, CAPSW
      Project Manager
      Medical Home
      (608) 442-4176
      nkowald@chw.org

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      The Wisconsin Medical Home Initiative is funded by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ Title V Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program and the Maternal Child Health Program located in the Division of Public Health.

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