University of Wisconsin–Madison
Supporting Youth to Adult Health Care Transition

Quality Improvement Grants

The Youth Health Transition Initiative (YHTI) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center offers support for the implementation of health care transition quality improvement (QI) processes that support youth health transition at the practice level.

This opportunity is made available through a collaboration with the Wisconsin Medical Home Initiative (WISMHI) Advancing FamilyCentered Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) using a Shared Plan of Care (SPoC) Grant project.

Advancing Family-Centered Care Coordination for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Using a Shared Plan of Care (SPoC)
The Request for Proposals for 2019 quality improvement grant projects is open.

Access grant guidance and online application by visiting the following websites:

Grant Guidance:  https://bit.ly/2MTmpLT

Grant Application:  https://www.wismhi.org/wismhi/OffNav/RFP-QI-Grant-Project-Opportunity

Completed applications are due November 16, 2018.

General Information

The YHTI QI work is designed to support practices and health care systems in initiating one or more quality improvement processes that will support provider, youth and family awareness and engagement, as well as increase knowledge and skills, to support successful health care transition from pediatric to adult health care. Got Transition’s Six Core Elements will guide grantees through strategies recommended for transition.

Grant work will aide teams in assessing their current transition status, educate and build awareness among staff using evidence-based tools and resources, implement transition quality improvement efforts, and sustain efforts after completion of the grant cycle. Teams will also share strategies and challenges with other practices implementing transition efforts within their systems.