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.
Practice Patterns of Postgraduate Dental Residency Completers from Select Long-Term HRSA-Funded Primary Dental Care Training Programs
This report assesses the impacts of HRSA’s postgraduate dental training programs on current practice patterns of ‘completers’ of these programs and on improving the capacity of dentists to meet the needs of the underserved.
A National Study of the Practice Characteristics of Women in Dentistry and Potential Impacts on Access to Care for Underserved Communities
This report evaluates the differences by gender of dental professionals’ practice characteristics including employment status, working hours, and practice location.
The study assessed state-level policies, practice and funding sources for dental workforce for institutionalized and homebound populations, as well as, identified available data, data gaps, and future data collection avenues in terms of quantifying this critical professional workforce engaged in long-term care.
This article describes the comparison of state Dental Hygiene Professional Practice Index (DHPPI) scores in each of 3 years (2001, 2014, and 2016) to evaluate the impact of scope of practice expansions on oral health outcomes.
The objective of this paper is examine the Hispanic/Latino (H/L) dentist workforce, their practice patterns, and overall contribution to oral heal care for H/L and patients with limited access.
This article describes the black dentist workforce, the practice patterns of providers, and their contributions to dental health care for minorities and patients with limited access.
This study describes the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) dentist workforce, examines the practice patterns of AI/AN dentists, and describes how these providers contribute to the oral health care of AI/AN and underserved populations.
Expanded Scopes of Practice for Dental Hygienists Associated With Improved Oral Health Outcomes For Adults
This study is a comparative analysis of oral health outcomes associated with the scopes of practice for dental hygienists in all states and the District of Columbia.
The purpose of this study was to describe inclusion of oral health education in physician assistant (PA) programs and to evaluate the content and implementation of the instruction.