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MORE Care: Narrowing the Rural Interprofessional Oral Health Care Gap

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Presents an integrated healthcare model that connects oral health to primary care Rural Health Clinics (RHCs). Discusses challenges and strategies in implementing oral health interprofessional practice (IPP), such as developing dental referral networks and ensuring access to health information technology, among others. Details the collaboration between the State Offices of Rural Health in South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Colorado with the DentaQuest Institute and the Medical University of South Carolina.
Author(s)
Sean G. Boynes, Lisa Davis, Graham Adams, Michelle Mills, Mark Deutchman
Date
05/2017
Type
Document
Organization
DentaQuest Institute
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Access · Integrated service delivery · Networking and collaboration · Oral health · Rural Health Clinics · Colorado · Pennsylvania · South Carolina