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Case Studies of 6 Safety Net Organizations That Integrate Oral and Mental/Behavioral Health With Primary Care Services

Date: 20190201Research Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Integration

The objective of these case studies is to describe benchmark strategies used by safety net provider organizations to integrate health services delivery for patients including screening for and identifying medical, dental, and mental health conditions during health care encounters and directing referrals to appropriate clinical providers.

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Trends in the Provision of Oral Health Services by Federally Qualified Health Centers

Date: 20180101Research Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Medicaid

This report summarizes trends in the direct provision of oral health services by federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) over recent years and factors that predict the likelihood of an FQHC providing direct general and/or specialty oral health services.

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Survey of Federally Qualified Health Centers to Understand Participation with Dental Residency Programs and Student Externship Rotations

Date: 20161201Research Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Training

This report examines trends in demand for advanced training by dental students and how this aligns with current policy supporting this training and practice. The report also explores the impact of residencies in ambulatory care settings, particularly for FQHCs, on service capacity and access for patients.

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Case Studies of 8 Federally Qualified Health Centers: Strategies to Integrate Oral Health with Primary Care

Date: 20150901Research Center: Oral Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Oral Health, Federally Qualified Health Centers

The main objective of this study was to understand the barriers and facilitators to integration of oral health services with primary health care delivery in federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) across the United States.

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“The Changing Community Health Center Workforce: 2007-2013”

Date: 20150801Research Center: GW Health Workforce Research CenterTopics: Community Health Center, Staffing, Federally Qualified Health Centers

This analysis describes the changes in the workforce of community health centers from 2007 to 2013.

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