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Integration and Collaboration

Integration refers to the cooperation of providers within a single organization to deliver healthcare to an individual. Collaboration refers to the cooperation of providers in general to deliver healthcare services to an individual, with providers potentially coming from multiple different organizations. For example, oral health and behavioral health services are often integrated with primary care.

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Authors: Leanne Keough | Margaret Langelier | Morgan Clifford | Nubia Goodwin | Tom Melnik

Topics: Emerging Models and Innovations, Integration and Collaboration, Oral Health

March 26, 2020
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. Organizations included were early initiators of service integration, mobile/portable dentistry, and/or teledentistry.
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Authors: Simona Surdu | Margaret Langelier | Qiushuang Li | Nubia Goodwin

Topics: Integration and Collaboration, Oral Health

March 24, 2020
This report highlights unique access barriers for specific high-need children (racial/ethnic minorities, low-income parents, uninsured families, Medicaid beneficiaries, rural individuals) or geographic regions.
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Authors: Cory Page | Amanda Mauri | Kyle Grazier | Jessica Buche | Maria Gaiser

Topics: Behavioral Health, Integration and Collaboration, Medicaid

January 16, 2020
This report helps to inform managers and policy makers at the local, state, and federal levels of viable financing arrangements to promote these and future novel approaches to delivering high quality, accessible, sustained behavioral health care to communities and vulnerable populations.
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Authors: Timothy Bates | Aubri Kottek | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Integration and Collaboration, Primary Care

July 8, 2019
This report 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.
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Authors: Margaret Langelier | Simona Surdu | Nubia Goodwin

Topics: Integration and Collaboration, Oral Health

February 1, 2019
This report describes 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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