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Ertel PY, Chase RC, Notestine JC, Ambuel JP. n.d.. A multi-purpose outpatient data system. Minneapolis, MN: [University of Minnesota, School of Public Health], Systems Development Project, 10 pp. (Comment series no.: 9-6 (19))

Annotation: This paper shares the development of an outpatient data system by the Columbus [Ohio] Children's Hospital which was revised at the time their Children and Youth project was initiated in June, 1966. The data system describe complies with the Children and Youth Program reporting requirements but is of broader scope. This is part of a series to document and asses the effect of P.L. 89-97, Title II. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Administration, Adolescent health programs, Child health programs, Children and Youth Projects, Comprehensive health care, Data collection, Ohio, Outpatients

Morse M, ed. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan, 2021–2022. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 51 pp.

Annotation: This report describes Ohio’s state oral health plan. It is divided into two sections. Section 1, an overview of oral health in Ohio, addresses the burden of oral disease during pregnancy and in children, adults, and older adults. Ohio’s oral health workforce is also discussed. Section 2 presents goals, objectives, and strategies aimed toward preventing and treating oral disease to improve oral health and overall health for Ohioans. Opportunities for strategy implementation are highlighted.

Contact: Oral Health Ohio, 720 E. Pete Rose Way, Suite 120, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Telephone: (513) 768-6137 Web Site: https://www.oralhealthohio.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Ohio, Older adults, Oral health, Pregnant women, Prevention, State programs, Therapeutics

Oral Health Ohio. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan 2021-2022: Goal--Ohio policymakers make informed oral health policy decisions. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic provides information about Ohio’s 2021–2022 state oral health plan goal to ensure that policymakers in the state make informed oral health policy decisions. It discusses three policy opportunities: increasing the state budget for expanding school-based dental sealant programs, strengthening Ohio’s safety net oral health system in the state budget, and preserving dentistry in telehealth services that Medicaid authorized during the COVID-19 pandemic to promote access to oral health care.

Contact: Center for Reproductive Rights , 120 Wall Street , New York, NY 10005, Telephone: (917) 637-3600 Fax: (917) 637-3666 E-mail: info@reprorights.org Web Site: http://www.reproductiverights.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Budgets, Dental sealants, Ohio, Oral health, School health, Statewide planning, Telemedicine

Oral Health Ohio. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan 2021-2022: Goal--Ohioans know the relationship between oral and systemic health. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic provides information about Ohio’s 2021–2022 state oral health plan goal to ensure that Ohioans understand the relationship between oral and systemic health. It discusses the association between periodontal disease and systemic conditions and the relationship between oral health and health care expenditures. Challenges related to oral health care that skilled nursing facilities face are also addressed.

Contact: Center for Reproductive Rights , 120 Wall Street , New York, NY 10005, Telephone: (917) 637-3600 Fax: (917) 637-3666 E-mail: info@reprorights.org Web Site: http://www.reproductiverights.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Chronic illnesses and disabilities, Costs, Ohio, Oral health, Periodontal diseases, Prevention, Skilled nursing facilities, Statewide planning

Oral Health Ohio. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan 2021-2022: Goal--Integration of oral and overall health across systems. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic provides information about Ohio’s 2021–2022 state oral health plan goal to integrate oral health and overall health across systems in the state. It discusses school-based health centers and the impact that tooth decay in children and adolescents can have on school readiness, absenteeism, career readiness, and mental health and well-being. Also discussed are two policy opportunities: adopting K–12 education standards and including oral health in school-based drug-prevention-education and mental-health-promotion curricula.

Contact: Center for Reproductive Rights , 120 Wall Street , New York, NY 10005, Telephone: (917) 637-3600 Fax: (917) 637-3666 E-mail: info@reprorights.org Web Site: http://www.reproductiverights.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Academic achievement, Adolescent health, Curricula, Mental health, Ohio, Oral health, School age children, School health, School readiness, Statewide planning

Oral Health Ohio. 2021. Ohio's state oral health plan 2021-2022: Goal-Equitable systems and access to care. Cincinnati, OH: Oral Health Ohio, 1 p.

Annotation: This report provides information about Ohio’s 2021–2022 state oral health plan goal to ensure equitable health care systems and access to oral health care in the state. It discusses three policy opportunities: preserving the adult benefit under the Medicaid program; preserving Medicaid expansion, and increasing the number of oral health professionals in the state who accept patients enrolled in Medicaid by advocating for higher reimbursement rates.

Contact: Center for Reproductive Rights , 120 Wall Street , New York, NY 10005, Telephone: (917) 637-3600 Fax: (917) 637-3666 E-mail: info@reprorights.org Web Site: http://www.reproductiverights.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Costs, Medicaid, Ohio, Oral health, Reimbursement, Statewide planning

Dental Quality Alliance, Implementation and Evaluation Committee. 2020. Dental Quality Alliance: Medicaid quality improvement learning academy--Report from the DQA Implementation and Evaluation Committee. Chicago, IL: American Dental Association, 11 pp.

Annotation: This report summarizes the Medical Quality Improvement Learning Academy pilot project, created to address challenges in oral health care systems, identify opportunities for improvement, and develop and test interventions in states. The report describes the process of developing the project and discusses goals and outcomes for each selected state (Kansas, Missouri, and Ohio). It also presents lessons learned in the following areas: quality improvement infrastructure, stakeholder relationships, team commitment and collaboration, state selection, testing-improvement strategies, and state-federal partnerships.

Contact: American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611-2678, Telephone: (312) 440-2500 Fax: (312) 440-7494 E-mail: info@ada.org Web Site: http://www.ada.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Oral health, Quality improvement, State initiatives

Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal, Child, and Family Health. 2018. School-Based Dental Sealant Program Manual . [Columbus, OH]: Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal, Child, and Family Health, 47 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides professional recommendations and states’ expectations for school-based dental sealant programs (SBSPs) under the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Contents include local program operations, regulatory compliance, compliance with ODH policies, SBSP eligibility, sample program forms, clinical materials and methods, retention checks, Medicaid billing and collection, reimbursement guidelines, health professional enrollment, filing claims, performance benchmarks and performance standards, reporting, ODH program reviews, and compliance with other ODH requirements. The appendices contain sample forms, records, letters, and other practice-related materials.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Dental sealants, Forms, Guideline adherence, Manuals, Ohio, Oral health, Parents, Resources for professionals, School based clinics, State programs

Barzel R, Holt K, Kolo S, Siegal M, eds. 2018. School-based dental sealant programs (2nd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 1 v.

Annotation: This curriculum is designed to provide school-based dental sealant program (SBSP) staff with an understanding of the history, operations, and principles of SBSPs funded by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Contents include guidelines for infection control and information about tooth selection and assessment for sealants; the sealant-application process; and SBSP operations, with an emphasis on requirements that apply to programs funded by ODH. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Curricula, Dental sealants, Distance education, Ohio, Oral health, School based management, School health programs, School personnel

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2018. Oral health screening survey of third grade schoolchildren in Ohio, 2017-18. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 11 pp.

Annotation: This data brief reports results of an oral health screening survey of children in third grade conducted by the Ohio Department of Health during school year 2017–2018. The brief presents overall findings and discusses disparities in oral health; access to oral health care; impact on access to oral health care and insurance status on oral health status; percentage of children with a history of tooth decay, untreated tooth decay, and dental sealants in Ohio vs. in the nation as a whole; and survey results compared with Healthy People 2020 objectives. The significance of the findings is also discussed. Statistical data is provided, and a description of study methods is included.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/oral-health-program/welcome-to Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Dental caries, Dental sealants, Health insurance, Ohio, Oral health, School age children, State programs, Statistical data, Surveillance

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2018. Oral health screening survey of preschool-age children, 2016-17. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 5 pp.

Annotation: This brief presents results of an oral health screening survey of preschool-age children conducted by the Ohio Department of Health during the 2016–2017 school year. The brief provides overall findings and discusses results of the survey compared to findings for the nation as a whole, access to oral health care, and significance of the findings. Data are provided, and a description of study methods is included.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/oral-health-program/welcome-to Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Ohio, Oral health, State programs, Statistical data, Surveillance, Young children

Ohio Department of Health. 2017. Oral health disparities among children in Appalachia Ohio. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, 1 p.

Annotation: This infographic provides information about oral health disparities among children in Appalachia Ohio. Topics include percentage of children with untreated cavities, percentage of children with a history of tooth decay, sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, oral health status by county, and untreated cavities among children in Appalachia compared with children in rural, urban, and suburban counties.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Appalachia, Dental caries, Economic factors, Low income groups, Ohio, Oral health, Poverty

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2016. Fluoride mouthrinse program manual (rev.). Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 28 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides school personnel and volunteers with procedures and requirements for administering and implementing a school-based fluoride mouthrinse program in Ohio. Topics include program roles, responsibilities, and operation; administration guidelines; recommendations for teachers; and program implementation and site visits. Forms and procedural options, including adaptations for students with special health care needs, are included.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/oral-health-program/welcome-to Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental caries, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Ohio, Oral health, Preventive health services, School age children, School based management, School health services, State programs

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2016. At-a-glance: Community water fluoridation. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This document presents information on community water fluoridation (CWF) and describes related services provided by the Ohio Department of Health. Topics include technical assistance and resources to promote CWF, fluoridation-assistance programs, monitoring fluoridation quality, Ohio’s fluoridation law, Ohio cities exempt from mandatory fluoridation, the status of CWF in Ohio, and facts about CWF.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/oral-health-program/welcome-to Available from the website.

Keywords: , Community based services, Fluorides, Legislation, Ohio, Oral health, State programs, Technical assistance, Water

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. 2014. 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P). Arlington, VA: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2 pp.

Annotation: This fact sheet provides information about preterm birth (PTB) rates and racial disparities in PTB in the United States, the use of 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) to prevent PTB, and the role of state and territorial health agencies in promoting access to 17P. Contents include state examples of 17P interventions in Louisiana, North Carolina, and Ohio. The fact sheet also discusses costs, quality, and other challenges related to the availability of and access to 17P.

Contact: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22202, Telephone: (202) 371-9090 Fax: (571) 527-3189 Web Site: http://www.astho.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Barriers, Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Pharmaceutical fees, Pregnant women, Preterm birth, Preventive medicine, State agencies

Gittelman M, Denny S, Southworth H, Arnold MW. 2014. Ohio AAPs comprehensive approach to addressing Ohio's infant safe sleep. American Academy of Pediatrics, Ohio Chapter, 21 pp.

Annotation: This presentation describes efforts by the Ohio chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics to reduce post-neonatal deaths, focusing on pediatrician education about safe sleep, a statewide program, an hospitalist program, and child abuse and maltreatment. It compares these initiatives to its successful bike helmet initiative. Safe sleep marketing and an action plan are described.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-3543 Web Site: http://www.odh.ohio.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Infants, Ohio, Prevention programs, SIDS, Sleep, Social media, State programs, Sudden infant death

Simons D, Hendricks T, Lipper J, Pires SA. 2014. Intensive care coordination using high-quality wraparound for children with serious behavioral health needs: State and community profiles. Hamilton, NJ: Center for Health Care Strategies, 61 pp.

Annotation: This document profiles the various ways that U.S. states and communities are structuring, implementing, and evaluating intensive care coordination (ICC) using the wraparound approach for children and youth with significant mental health conditions. The document defines wraparound as a structured approach to service planning and care coordination for individuals with complex needs that is built on a system of care and adheres to specified procedures. Contents include the evidence base for wraparound and information on established, evolving, and emerging ICC/wraparound programs.

Contact: Center for Health Care Strategies, 200 American Metro Boulevard, Suite 119, Hamilton, NJ 08619, Telephone: (609) 528-8400 Fax: (609) 586-3679 Web Site: http://www.chcs.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children, Colorado, Community programs, Coordination planning, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mental health, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Patient care, Pennsylvania, Program coordination, Rhode Island, Service coordination, State programs, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Youth

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Section. 2014. Ohio oral health surveillance plan, 2014–2018. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, 32 pp.

Annotation: This document describes the Ohio Department of Health's oral health surveillance system, components of other oral health surveillance efforts in the state, and surveillance activities for the period 2014–2018. Topics include goals and objectives, indicators, data and dissemination, privacy and confidentiality practices, operating resources, components of the plan that are required by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, and components that are elective.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/oral-health-program/welcome-to Available from the website.

Keywords: Data sources, Ohio, Oral health, Population surveillance, Program planning, State programs

Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2014. School-Based Dental Sealant Program: Reference guide for tooth surface assessment and selection. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This guide for professionals participating in Ohio's dental sealant program provides information about the criteria and methods for deciding sealant placement. Topics include visual assessment to detect surface cavitation and/or signs of dentinal involvement before sealant placement, differences between noncavitated and cavitated dental caries lesions, and selecting sealants for repair or replacement. Photographs are included.

Contact: Ohio Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 246 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, Telephone: (614) 466-4180 Fax: (614) 564-2421 E-mail: BCHS@odh.ohio.gov Web Site: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/oral-health-program/welcome-to Available from the website.

Keywords: , Dental sealants, Ohio, Oral health, Prevention programs, School age children, School based clinics, State programs

Children’s Oral Health Action Team. 2014. Ohio's school nurse toolkit: A guide to help make good decisions for your school's oral health program. Cleveland, OH: Children’s Oral Health Action Team, 10 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit is designed to assist school nurses in planning and implementing an oral health program at their school or in their district. Topics include needs assessments; oral health care education for school nurses, for teachers, for students, and for families; prevention; screenings; and referrals.

Contact: Children's Oral Health Access Team, Cleveland, OH Telephone: (216) 881-7860 Secondary Telephone: (216) 881-7860 Fax: (216) 881-7863 Web Site: http://info@raiseyourvoiceforkids.org/COHAT Available from the website.

Keywords: State programs, Needs assessment, Ohio, Oral health, Prevention programs, Program development, Referrals, School age children, School districts, School health education, School health programs, School nurses, Schools, Screenings

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.