Other Case Studies and Collections of Program Examples: Dental workforce
In addition to RHIhub's Rural Health Models and Innovations rural program examples, you may also want to browse other case studies, databases, and websites with collections of health programs.
Each resource listed below uses its own criteria for selecting program examples, which may range from programs known to be effective based on research to anecdotal accounts. In each resource, you may want to review information on the level of evidence required for a program's inclusion.
May include non-rural programs that could be applicable to rural health delivery.
Highlights examples of the best practices in rural oral healthcare across the country. Presents a number of models regarding workforce development and training, integration of care, telehealth, clinical care, and policy.
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association
Illustrates examples of rural-focused medical education programs to support an adequate supply of physicians in rural Maine. Also, discusses behavioral and oral health workforce development, and promising programs utilizing other types of healthcare workers such as community paramedics and community health workers (CHWs) to increase the availability and accessibility of healthcare in rural Maine and in other rural regions of the U.S.
Author(s): Amanda Burgess, Andrew F. Coburn
Sponsoring organizations: Maine Health Access Foundation, Maine Rural Health Research Center
Highlights rural health workforce programs in Alaska, Arizona, Montana, New Mexico, South Carolina, and West Virginia.
Sponsoring organizations: National Rural Health Association, NRHA National Rural Health Task Force