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Improving Care Coordination and Health Outcomes for Diabetic Patients through Medical and Dental Integration
Promising Practice

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Promising Practice, Quality Improvement, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: Diabetes, Oral Health (Dental Care), COVID-19.

Keywords: Access to Care, Appointments, Care Coordination, Chronic Diseases and Care, Comorbidities, Integrated Care, Medical Home, Partnerships, Quality Measures, Team-Based Care.

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.) Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Board of Directors Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs

Language(s): English

Developed by: NNOHA (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: CommUnityCare in Texas shares how their organization implemented medical and dental integration through NNOHA Integration of Diabetes and Oral Health Learning Collaborative to help improve the health outcomes of patients with diabetes.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit