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U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Genetic Services Branch. n.d.. Rules for the road: A handbook for consumers in leadership roles. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Genetic Services Branch,

Annotation: This handbook captures the values and beliefs of health care consumers in leadership positions in human services organizations. The handbook, which is available online only and may be printed, sets forth principles to help guide health care consumers as they assume leadership positions and provides guidance or negotiating issues that may come with their new roles. The handbook delineates eight fundamentals for practice and discusses each of them.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumers, Health care, Leadership, Service delivery systems

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse. n.d.. Tutorials on quality measures. Rockville, MD: National Quality Measures Clearinghouse, multiple items.

Annotation: These tutorials provide an introduction to the field of quality measurement and how best to use resources available from the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse. Topics include quality care measures related to health care delivery and to population health; desired attributes, uses, selection, and validity of clinical quality measures; and finding care-coordination measures.

Contact: National Quality Measures Clearinghouse , Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality , 540 Gaither Road, Suite 2000 , Rockville, MD 20850, Telephone: (301) 427-1364 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.qualitymeasures.ahrq.gov/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Health care delivery, Measures, Public health, Quality assurance, Service coordination, Training

CrossBear S, LeGore S. n.d.. Family involvement in child-serving systems and the need for cross-system collaboration. Rockville, MD: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, 10 pp.

Annotation: This brief reviews what has been accomplished to date in the development of the family voice in all child-serving systems including substance abuse, mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice, trauma support, education, and primary care. The review indicates what needs to occur to create true cross-systems collaboration supporting family involvement, so that youth and their families can fully access the service and supports they need to obtain and maintain optimum health.

Contact: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (877) SAMHSA-7 Secondary Telephone: (877) 726-4727 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.samhsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Child health, Child welfare, Collaboration, Families, Family centered care, Health care systems, Interagency cooperation, Parent professional relations, Service coordination, Service delivery systems

DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement. 2020. Fast-track to teledentistry: Removing barriers to care while maximizing overall health. Boston, MA: DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, 19 pp. (White paper)

Annotation: This paper provides information on the benefits of teledentistry and how to make it more accessible. It discusses the impact of not receiving oral health care, new uses of and approaches to teledentistry, potential savings for states from increasing the use of teledentistry, and the promise of teledentistry. What states can do to make it easier for health systems, hospitals, and safety net clinics to adopt teledentistry initiatives is also discussed, including expanding the workforce, updating reimbursement policies, enhancing legal clarity, and making it easier for health professionals to share patient information.

Contact: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: https://www.carequest.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Health care delivery, Initiatives, Legislation, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service delivery systems, Teledentistry

California Northstate University, College of Dental Medicine. 2020. Using teledentistry to maintain services and contact with patients during the time of COVID-19 physical distancing. Elk Grove, CA: California Northstate University, College of Dental Medicine, 7 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides information about using teledentistry during the COVID‐19 pandemic. Topics include the impact of physical distancing, system considerations, components of a care system, workflow, and optimizing in-person visits. The guide also discusses the advantages of an “all-in-one” teledentistry system containing multiple components that are linked and integrated (e.g., registration, consent, schedule, messaging, live video).

Contact: California Northstate University, College of Dental Medicine, 9700 West Taron Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95757, Telephone: 916-686-7300 Web Site: http://dentalmedicine.cnsu.edu/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Health care delivery, Oral health, Service integration, Teledentistry, Telemedicine

HealthEfficient. 2020. TOHF integrative collaborative practice assessment. Albany, NY: HealthEfficient, 9 pp.

Annotation: This assessment for dental offices or clinics provides space to answer questions about approaches to providing care, integration of oral health care and medical care, collaboration, and communication among health professionals and between health professionals and patients. Questions about referral practices are also included. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: HealthEfficient, 911 Central Avenue, #330, Albany, NY 12206, Telephone: (518) 589-3060 Web Site: https://healthefficient.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Health care delivery, Oral health, Questionnaires, Service integration

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. 2020. Preventive dental visits for pregnant women are important!. Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 2 pp.

Annotation: This infographic provides information about benefits of and barriers to preventive dental visits for pregnant women. It discusses the safety of visiting the dentist during pregnancy, Medicaid dental coverage available during pregnancy, physiological changes that occur during pregnancy that may affect oral health, and how receiving oral health services can improve overall health and reduce the likelihood of transmission of cavity-causing bacteria from mothers to young children. The infographic is also available in Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Health services delivery, Medicaid, Non English language materials, Oral health, Pregnant women, Prevention, Safety, Spanish language materials

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation. 2020. Improving oral health outcomes by integrating medical and dental care. Denver, CO: Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, 1 web resource.

Annotation: This toolkit is intended for medical practices in Colorado, including community health centers, clinics, school-based health centers, and hospital systems, interested in integrating a dental hygienist into a medical team. The toolkit addresses startup and implementation, including hiring a dental hygienist, building a dental space, and integrating the hygienist into the team. Also addressed is the implementation phase. Examples of care-delivery models are included. Many parts of the toolkit are applicable in other states.

Contact: Delta Dental of Colorado, 4582 South Ulster Street, Suite 800, Denver, CO 80237, Telephone: (800) 233-0860 E-mail: customer_service@ddpco.com Web Site: http://www.deltadentalco.com Available from the website.

Keywords: Colorado, Dental hygienists, Health care delivery, Oral health, Service integration, State programs

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 2020. Request for Information: A Blueprint for Change: Guiding Principles for Advancing the System of Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) and Families . Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 8 pp.

Annotation: This document requests input on a blueprint designed to inform programs and policy at the community, state, and federal levels on how systems of care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) can be operationalized in the key areas of health equity, access to services and supports, family/child well-being and quality of life, and financing of services. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-2170 Web Site: https://mchb.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents with special health care needs, Children with special health care needs, Health care systems, Public health services, Service delivery systems

Corona A, Leahy M, Taft K. 2020. A roadmap for collaboration among Title V, home visiting, and early childhood systems programs: Accelerating improvements in early childhood outcomes. Washington, DC: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 30 pp.

Annotation: This document makes recommendations for improved program alignment among Title V, home visiting, and early childhood systems programs and suggests steps to take for collaborative action planning. A case study of the Indiana State Department of Health's internal organizational structure for improved early childhood collaboration is included.

Contact: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, 1825 K Street, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006-1202, Telephone: (202) 775-0436 Fax: (202) 478-5120 E-mail: info@amchp.org Web Site: http://www.amchp.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Early childhood development, Early childhood education, Home visiting, Service delivery systems, State programs, Title V programs

U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. 2020. Caring for women with opioid use disorder: A toolkit for organization leaders and providers. Rockville, MD: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 51 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit is a guide to help health care and social service organization leaders and providers improve care coordination for women with opioid use disorders (OUD) in HRSA-supported programs. It addresses (1) shifting the culture around addiction and treatment; (2) engaging women with OUD in care; and (3) creating and maintaining partnerships that support care coordination for women with OUD.

Contact: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (888) 275-4772 Secondary Telephone: (877) 464-4772 Fax: (301) 443-1246 E-mail: ask@hrsa.gov Web Site: http://www.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Health care delivery, Service coordination, Substance abuse, Women's health

American Academy of Pediatrics and Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health. 2020. Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net: Arizona—Environmental scan results 2020. Denver, CO: Office of Research, Denver Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This report provides results of an environmental scan for Arizona conducted by a program funded by the Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net. The report includes information about the demographics of the state as well as about state oral-health-related activities, with a focus on Medicaid reimbursement. Topics include community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish application, fluoride varnish billing, dental hygienist and dental therapist scope of practice, and teledentistry. State strengths and challenges related to oral-health-care delivery are listed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Arizona, Dental hygienists, Fluoride, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service integration, State Programs. , Telemedicine

American Academy of Pediatrics and Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health. 2020. Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net: Colorado—Environmental scan results 2020. Denver, CO: Office of Research, Denver Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This report provides results of an environmental scan for Colorado conducted by a program funded by the Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net. The report includes information about the demographics of the state as well as about state oral-health-related activities, with a focus on Medicaid reimbursement. Topics include community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish application, fluoride varnish billing, dental hygienist and dental therapist scope of practice, and teledentistry. State strengths and challenges related to oral-health-care delivery are listed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Colorado, Dental hygienists, Fluoride, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service integration, State Programs, Telemedicine

American Academy of Pediatrics and Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health. 2020. Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net: Montana—Environmental scan results 2020. Denver, CO: Office of Research, Denver Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This report provides results of an environmental scan for Montana conducted by a program funded by the Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net. The report includes information about the demographics of the state as well as about state oral-health-related activities, with a focus on Medicaid reimbursement. Topics include community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish application, fluoride varnish billing, dental hygienist and dental therapist scope of practice, and teledentistry. State strengths and challenges related to oral-health-care delivery are listed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental hygienists, Fluoride, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Montana, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service integration, State Programs, Telemedicine

American Academy of Pediatrics and Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health. 2020. Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net: Wyoming—Environmental scan results 2020. Denver, CO: Office of Research, Denver Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This report provides results of an environmental scan for Wyoming conducted by a program funded by the Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net. The report includes information about the demographics of the state as well as about state oral-health-related activities, with a focus on Medicaid reimbursement. Topics include community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish application, fluoride varnish billing, dental hygienist and dental therapist scope of practice, and teledentistry. State strengths and challenges related to oral-health-care delivery are listed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental hygienists, Fluoride, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Montana, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service integration, State Programs, Telemedicine

Kelly A, Thakkar Samtani M, Tranby E, Frantsve-Hawley J. 2020. Public health dental providers embrace COVID-19 related changesa: These providers are faster to anticipate and adjust to changes amid the pandemic.. Boston, MA: DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, 7 pp.

Annotation: This report provides information from a survey about oral health professionals’ awareness of and concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The report discusses differences in responses of oral health professionals who work in federally qualified health centers and other public health settings and those who do not. Topics include oral health professionals’ attitudes and priorities, likelihood of embracing telehealth, and staffing challenges.

Contact: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: https://www.carequest.org/ Available from the website. Document Number: DOI 10.35565/DQP.2020.2023.

Keywords: Disease transmission, Infectious diseases, Oral health, Public health, Service delivery, Telehealth, Virus diseases

American Academy of Pediatrics and Rocky Mountain Network of Oral Health. 2020. Oral health services environmental scan: Arizona, Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming. Denver, CO: Office of Research, Denver Health, 18 pp.

Annotation: This report provides results of an environmental scan for Arizona conducted by a program funded by the Networks for Oral Health Integration Within the Maternal and Child Health Safety Net. The report includes information about the demographics of the state as well as about state oral-health-related activities, with a focus on Medicaid reimbursement. Topics include community water fluoridation, fluoride varnish application, fluoride varnish billing, dental hygienist and dental therapist scope of practice, and teledentistry. State strengths and challenges related to oral-health-care delivery are listed. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Denver Health, Office of Research, Denver, CO 80204, E-mail: OfficeofResearch@dhha.org Web Site: https://www.denverhealth.org/ Available from the website.

Keywords: , Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Dental hygienists, Fluoride, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Oral health, Reimbursement, Service integration, State Programs, Telemedicine, Wyoming

U.S. HIV/AIDS Bureau. [2019]. Integration of oral health and primary care technical assistance toolkit. Rockville, MD: U.S. HIV/AIDS Bureau, 34 pp.

Annotation: This toolkit focuses on improving the oral health of people with HIV by integrating oral health care into primary care. It provides background information about the oral health status of those with HIV. It offers an overview of the components of integration and oral-health-care-delivery models. Each component, including best practices, is discussed, and links to relevant resources are included. The toolkit also addresses how to build and sustain oral-health-care delivery over time.

Contact: U.S. HIV/AIDS Bureau, 5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 09SWHO3, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone: (301) 443-1993 Web Site: http://hab.hrsa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: HIV, Health care delivery, Oral health, Primary care, Service integration

American Academy of Pediatrics, Bright Futures™. 2019. Bright Futures™ preventive services quality improvement measures (upd. ed.). Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, Bright Futures™, 2 pp. (Bright Futures implementation tip sheet)

Annotation: This document provides information about quality improvement (QI) measures that reflect components of the Bright Futures™ guidelines. The list combines nationally endorsed measures and measures tested in, or adopted from, previous QI preventive services projects. Contents include measures for infancy and early childhood, middle childhood and adolescence, and office-based system measures for both groups. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Bright Futures™ at AAP, American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (847) 434-7785 E-mail: BrightFutures@aap.org Web Site: https://brightfutures.aap.org/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent health, Child development, Child health, Health promotion, Infant health, Measures, Organizational change, Pediatric care, Preventive health services, Program improvement, Quality assurance, Service delivery systems

Glassman P. 2019. Improving oral health using telehealth-connected teams and the virtual dental home system of care: Program and policy considerations. Boston, MA: DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, 14 pp.

Annotation: This report focuses on the potential of telehealth, combined with new preventive and behavior support science, delivery systems, payment incentives, and policy environments, to improve oral health. It reviews changes taking place in the general health and oral health care systems as well as national recommendations that have been proposed in response to these changes. The report also describes the legal and regulatory environment needed to create and use telehealth-connected teams, equipment and software requirements, and considerations for incorporating telehealth into dental practices and community-based oral health care systems. In addition, it describes the concept of disruptive innovation and the future role that telehealth may play in the delivery or oral health services.

Contact: CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, 465 Medford Street, Boston, MA 02129-1454, Telephone: (617) 886-1700 Web Site: https://www.carequest.org/

Keywords: Access to health care, Health care delivery, Oral health, Service integration, Telemedicine, Prevention

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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.