Wisconsin Medical-Dental Integration2019-10-16T08:34:30+00:00

Wisconsin Medical Dental Integration

The Wisconsin Medical Dental Integration Project (WI-MDI) is a collaboration funded in part by Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation. The project will use a quality improvement framework and focus on integrating dental hygienists into medical teams to increase the utilization of dental services for children ages birth to 5 years.

Organizational partners include Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Hygienists’ Association, Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association and American Academy of Pediatrics Wisconsin Chapter. Health system partners include Ascension Wisconsin, Aurora Health Care, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Gundersen Health System, HSHS St. Vincent Hospital, Northlakes Community Health Center, Sixteenth Street Community Health Center and UW Health American Family Children’s Hospital.

Please check back regularly for updates and resources.

WI-MDI Webinar – Adding a dental hygienist to your medical team
This webinar provides an overview of the WI MDI project including the purpose, proposed model of integrated care, measurement strategy and outline of the Learning Collaborative model. If you are interested in scheduling a one-on-one phone call for more information or enrolling in the project please contact project staff: Jenna Linden or Dana Fischer.

WI-MDI Project Overview

WI-MDI Project Charter
This document outlines the project vision, measurement strategy, model of care, and details of the Learning Collaborative approach. The enrollment form is the last two pages of the document.

Contact Our Staff

For more information about the Wisconsin Medical Dental Integration Project, please contact:

Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH
Associate Director
(414) 337-4562
mcrespin@chw.org

Jenna Linden, RDH, CDHC
Implementation Specialist
(414) 337-4564
jlinden@chw.org

Dana Fischer, MPH, CHES
Project Manager
(414) 337-4563
dfischer@chw.org

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The Wisconsin Medical Dental Integration project is funded in part by a grant from Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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