Indiana Dental Hygienists' Association 
                                                                                                                                           

 

IDHA Strategic Plan

 

Core Ideology

Lead the transformation of the dental hygiene profession to improve the public's oral and overall health.

 

 

Vision Statement

Dental hygienists are integrated into the healthcare delivery system as essential primary care providers to expand access to oral health care.

 

 

 

Values  
Service
Collaboration
Quality
Community
Lifelong Learning
Ethics

 

IDHA 2014-2019 Goals

1.     Advocacy- The profession of dental hygiene will advance at the state and local level.

2.     Alliances- IDHA is better positioning the profession to be viewed as an integrated part of the healthcare system through strategic partnerships.

3.     Education- Dental hygiene professionals will be prepared for the evolving scope of professional practice and settings.

 

 

IDHA 2014-2019 Objectives

Advocacy:

1.     Maximize the ability of dental hygienists to take advantage of opportunities in more integrated health systems

2.     Maximize relationships with local and state community representatives

3.     Advocate legislative activities that support IDHA's mission

4.     Raise public awareness of the Indiana dental hygiene profession

Alliances:

1.     Increase strategic partnerships

2.     Strengthen and expand relationships with educators

Education:

1.     Expand professional development opportunities for lifelong learners

2.     Build stakeholder knowledge of the profession      


MISSION STATEMENT OF THE AMERICAN DENTAL HYGIENISTS’ ASSOCIATION

To improve the public’s health, the mission of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association is to advance
the art and science of dental hygiene by ensuring access to quality oral health care, increasing awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention, promoting the highest standards of dental hygiene education,
licensure, practice and research, and representing and promoting the interests of dental hygienists.

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