This compendium summarizes best practices in innovative oral health service delivery programs drawn from over 40 case studies conducted by the OHWRC in recent years.
This project seeks to understand which behavioral health services primary care physicians currently provide for their clients and how often they do so.
The purpose of this study was to identify the characteristics of matriculating PA students planning to enter primary care specialties and compare them with students planning on entering other specialties.
The Role of the National Health Service Corps Clinicians in Enhancing Staffing and Patient Care Capacity in Community Health Centers
This study helps validate the effectiveness of NHSC loan repayment and scholarship incentives as a recruitment strategy and to inform policies on the impact of NHSC on CHCs’ patient care capacity.
This study focuses on information solicited from field experts in geriatrics as to how geriatrician roles are evolving as healthcare systems and organizations reorganize care in response to a changing environment.
Where is Behavioral Health Integration Occurring? Mapping National Co-location Trends Using National Provider Identifier Data
This report examines the rate of co-location between primary care physicians (PCPs) and social workers/psychologists to (1) identify the percent of PCPs co-located with social workers/psychologists in the US; (2) assess if co-location rates vary by state, region, rurality, or practice size; and (3) determine if co-location rates vary by PCP specialty.
This authors of this study investigate physician assistant (PA) practice characteristics, outline the extent and source of PA education in oral health, and determine facilitators and barriers to the integration of oral health service in practice.
The objective of this report is to describe the roles and functions of social workers in integrated healthcare settings.
This study explores perceptions of CEOs of community health centers (CHCs) with a variety of staff configurations, and identifies a typology of factors they consider when deciding how to staff their centers.
The Behavioral Health Workforce Needed for Integration with Primary Care: Information for Health Workforce Planning
This study provides a framework to inform the process of planning and developing the behavioral health workforce that can meet these integration needs.