90 Minute Workshop
Educational Programs, Workshops, Seminars, New Idea Session, and Small Group Discussions
Our medical and dental education delivery and payment systems are fragmented, resulting in gaps in training for providers and in care for patients. Our systems need to be redesigned to integrate care across the health continuum from the interprofessional education of providers to multidisciplinary delivery of care to combined benefits packages. Coordination of efforts among various stakeholders is key to successful implementation and sustainability of systems change. Three experts in oral health integration will review systemic challenges and share their innovative work. Early results suggest integration can lead to enhanced provider satisfaction, better health outcomes and lower overall healthcare costs.