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.

Please check back regularly for updates and resources.

WI-MDI Model Overview
This info graphic provides an overview of the Wisconsin MDI project. If you are interested in scheduling a one-on-one phone call for more information or enrolling in the project, please contact Jenna Linden or Lindsay Deinhammer.

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.

The Dental Hygienist: A Key Member of the Medical Team
Are you a Wisconsin dental hygienist who is interested in learning more about the opportunity to work hand-in-hand with medical clinicians to increase access to dental care across the state? If so, listen to our webinar to hear more about the foundation of why medical dental integration is needed in our state, how it is possible in Wisconsin and how you can get involved in this unique role.

Contact Our Staff

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

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

Lindsay Deinhammer, RN, BSN
Project Manager
(414) 337-4563
ldeinhammer@chw.org

Jenna Linden, RDH, CDHC
Program Leader
(414) 337-4564
jlinden@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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