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Health Workforce Information Center. n.d. State health workforce planning reports. Grand Forks, ND: Health Workforce Information Center, 12 items.
Health Workforce Information Center University of North Dakota, School of Medicine and Health Sciences Room 4001 501 North Columbia Road Stop 9037 Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037 Telephone: (888) 332-4942Fax: (800) 270-1913E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.hwic.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (888) 332-4942Fax: (800) 270-1913E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.hwic.orgAvailable from the website.
This website contains plans and reports by state-level grantees of the Health Resources and Services Administration's State Health Care Workforce Planning grant program. The program, authorized under Section 5102 of the Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) as enacted in March 2010, enables state partnerships to complete comprehensive health care workforce development planning and implement those plans or carry out activities to address current and projected workforce demands within the state. Sample topics include supply and demand, education and training, licensing, and recruitment and retention. Recommendations are also included.
Keywords: Workforce, Public private partnerships, Statewide planning, Strategic plans, Heath care reform, Federal grants, Data, State programs
Felix, Burdine and Associates. 2000. Utah Oral Health Summit: October 27, 2000, Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Department of Health, Oral Health Program, ca 40 pp.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1272 Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgSingle photocopies available at no charge.
Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgSingle photocopies available at no charge.
This report summarizes the proceedings of the 2000 Utah Oral Health Summit held on October 27, 2000, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The goal of the summit was to develop and reach a consensus on short-term strategies and a long-term work plan to improve the oral health status of residents in Utah. The report details participants' efforts in three work groups: policy and funding, prevention and education, and access. The appendices present the views of the three keynote presenters on the Health Care Financing Administration/Health Resources and Services Administration Oral Health Initiative; national, state, and local responses to oral health; and current efforts to improve oral health in Utah. An executive summary and participant list are also included.
Keywords: Oral health, Statewide planning, Health status, Financing, Program improvement, Conference proceedings
Georgia Oral Health Team. 2001. Georgia Oral Health Initiative 2002: A partnership for improving oral health access and outcomes for children. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Department of Human Resources, 11 pp.
National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center Georgetown University Box 571272 Washington, DC 20057-1272 Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (202) 784-9771Fax: (202) 784-9777E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.eduWebsite: http://www.mchoralhealth.orgAvailable from the website.
This report describes the strategies and action steps developed at the May 2001 National Governor's Association Policy Academy on Improving Oral Health Access and Outcomes for Children. Topics include securing funding; developing a public awareness campaign; creating a supply and distributing the workforce; building community structures and supports; training oral health professionals; planning legislative action; getting dentists into community health centers; and creating and using tracking, evaluation, and surveillance.
Keywords: Oral health, Children, Access to health care, Health status, Program improvement, Statewide planning, Strategic plans, Community action, Georgia
[Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene]. 2002-2008. Report to the General Assembly: Dental care access under HealthChoice. [Baltimore, MD: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene], bi-annual.
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 201 West Preston Street Baltimore, MD 21201 Telephone: (410) 767-6860Secondary Telephone: (877) 463-3464Website: http://www.dhmh.maryland.gov/Available from the website.
Telephone: (410) 767-6860Secondary Telephone: (877) 463-3464Website: http://www.dhmh.maryland.gov/Available from the website.
This report provides an overview of Maryland Senate Bill 590, along with recommendations and efforts of the Maryland Office of Oral Health to increase access to oral health care among pregnant women and children enrolled in Medicaid. Contents include the current five year oral health plan. The report addresses the availability and accessibility of dentists throughout Maryland that participate in the Medical Assistance program, the outcomes achieved by managed care organizations and dental managed care organizations in reaching utilization targets, and the allocation and use of oral health funding.
Keywords: Oral health, Pregnant women, State legislation, State programs, Maryland, Medicaid managed care, Provider participation, Utilization review, Financing, Access to health care, Statewide planning
Iowa Head Start Association. 2003. Iowa Head Start/Early Head Start Oral Health Forum: Summary report. Mason City, IA: Iowa Head Start Association, 6 pp.
This report describes the activities of the oral health forum held on April 17, 2003, in Newton, Iowa. The purpose of the forum was to determine how organizations and agencies could work together at a regional level to improve the oral health status of children enrolled in Head Start. The report presents a discussion of the oral health status of children enrolled in Iowa Head Start programs, as well as recommendations and action plans to address identified needs. Tables outline action steps and recommendations for each of four participant groups, including Head Start staff, state agency staff, public health officials, and oral health professionals. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Head Start, Iowa, Statewide planning, Conferences, Young children
Waddell W, Diggs ML. 2003. SCDHEC/Head Start Oral Health Forum. [Columbia, SC]: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Oral Health and South Carolina Head Start Collaboration Office, 6 pp.
This report describes the activities of the South Carolina Head Start oral health forum held on April 3, 2003, in Columbia, South Carolina. The purpose of the forum was to develop an oral health strategic plan for the Head Start program in South Carolina. Key access issues identified during the forum workshops are discussed including access to oral health service providers, transportation, and financial resources. Potential initiatives developed by the work groups are also presented as information for continued planning by Head Start directors, staff, and parents to improve oral health access for children in communities throughout South Carolina. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Head Start, Access to health care, Barriers, Work force, Transportation, Financing, Conferences, Final reports, Strategic plans, Statewide planning, South Carolina, Children
Illinois Department of Health, Division of Oral Health. 2004. Oral health: A link to general health. Springfield, IL: Illinois Department of Health, Division of Oral Health, 7 pp.
Andrea Schroll Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Oral Health 535 West Jefferson Street, Second Floor Springfield, IL 62761 Telephone: (217) 782-4977Secondary Telephone: (800) 547-0466Fax: (217) 782-3987Contact E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite: http://www.idph.state.il.us/HealthWellness/oralhlth/home.htmAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (217) 782-4977Secondary Telephone: (800) 547-0466Fax: (217) 782-3987Contact E-mail: email@example.comWebsite: http://www.idph.state.il.us/HealthWellness/oralhlth/home.htmAvailable from the website.
This brief provides a snapshot of oral health status in Illinois.Topics include children's oral health status; findings from Project Smile, a state oral health survey of first, second, and eighth graders conducted during the 1993–1994 school year; early childhood caries; and issues in access to oral health care for children. Additional sections provide information on pregnancy and oral health, oral cancer, oral health and general health, safety net dental clinics, community water fluoridation, the IFLOSS Coalition, and the Illinois state oral health plan.
Keywords: Oral health, Health status, Access to health care, State initiatives, Preventive health services, Statewide planning, Illinois
U.S. Head Start Bureau. 2004. Head Start - State Collaboration National Meeting. Washington, DC: U.S. Head Start Bureau, 3 items.
This information packet was provided to attendees of a meeting of directors of Head Start State Collaboration Offices held on February 15-17, 2004, in Alexandria, Virginia. Meeting topics included the Head Start Bureau's expectations for the management, oversight, and operation of the state collaboration offices; a focus on results; working across systems; and state program updates. Contents include the meeting agenda, a participant list, a catalog of supplemental grant projects for FY 2004, and a copy of the Head Start Leaders Guide to Positive Child Outcomes.
Keywords: Head Start, Early childhood education, Child care, Program descriptions, Collaboration, Conferences, Professional training, Statewide planning
Mitchell J, Elbert B, Kuker C, Leiter B, Lesser, J. . The Pennsylvania Oral Health Summit: Mobilizing community action for oral health. Lemoyne, PA: Center for Schools and Communities, 26 pp.
This report, prepared for the Association of State Territorial Dental Directors, describes a summit held on March 16-17, 2004, in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania focusing on Head Start oral health issues. Summit topics include identifying and inviting three member teams to work with a local Head Start representative to collaborate in developing action plans based upon the needs of the individual counties, identifying barriers to access to oral health providers, reviewing provider participation, and developing strategies to address oral health issues. Report contents include a summary of the planning; a summary of the oral health summit speakers and their topics; a summary of the small groups sessions on access, education, and prevention; and a conclusion. A copy of the summit agenda is provided. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Keywords: Oral health, Head Start, Collaboration, County agencies, Statewide planning, Conferences, Pennsylvania, Children, Families
Wood B, Bean G, Baber K, Bujno L, Laflamme D, Kiely M. 2005. Supporting New Hampshire youth, moving toward a healthier future: New Hampshire's Adolescent Health Strategic Plan. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, 53 pp, exec summ (8 pp).
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Maternal and Child Health 29 Hazen Drive Concord, NH 03301 Telephone: (603) 271-4517Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, x4517Fax: (603) 271-4519Website: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/mch/index.htmAvailable from the website.
Telephone: (603) 271-4517Secondary Telephone: (800) 852-3345, x4517Fax: (603) 271-4519Website: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/mch/index.htmAvailable from the website.
This strategic plan provides the foundation for a synchronized and integrated framework to improve adolescent health in New Hampshire and efficiently and effectively allocate resources. The strategic plan discusses (1) development during adolescence, (2) adolescent health snapshots (including issues such as socioeconomic status and health, access to health care services, oral health, mental health, and physical activity), (3) guiding principles, (4) recommendations and objectives, and (5) national and state resources. Statistical information is presented in figures and tables throughout the plan. The plan includes five appendices: (1) technical notes, (2) critical health objectives, (3) risk and protective factors in the lives of adolescents, (4) the Search Institute's list of developmental assets, and (5) reference list.
Keywords: Strategic plans, State initiatives, Statewide planning, Adolescent health, Adolescent development, Access to health care, Oral health, Mental health, Physical activity, Nutrition, Eating disorders, Underserved communities, Injury, Financing, New Hampshire
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