43 min

Bridging The Medical-Dental Ga‪p‬ Anecdotal Evidence

    • Technology

Oral health often works in parallel to other primary care systems creating barriers to effective and comprehensive person-centered care. Bridging the gap requires forward-thinking and innovation in several key areas including interprofessional education and practice, financial system alignment, and supportive health information technology. So how can we co-create systems that merge medical and dental care? Dr. Steve Geiermann, Senior Manager of Access, Community Oral Health Infrastructure and Capacity with the American Dental Association, and Dr. Hugh Silk, a family physician in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School join this week's episode of Anecdotal Evidence to share their stories.

Oral health often works in parallel to other primary care systems creating barriers to effective and comprehensive person-centered care. Bridging the gap requires forward-thinking and innovation in several key areas including interprofessional education and practice, financial system alignment, and supportive health information technology. So how can we co-create systems that merge medical and dental care? Dr. Steve Geiermann, Senior Manager of Access, Community Oral Health Infrastructure and Capacity with the American Dental Association, and Dr. Hugh Silk, a family physician in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School join this week's episode of Anecdotal Evidence to share their stories.

43 min

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