Expand the role of allied dental professionals (e.g., hygienists, therapists, etc.) via changes to statute, dentist supervision requirements, etc.
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Government ", "Some Evidence", and "Access to Care"
Engage professional or lay health workers to provide education, referral and follow-up, case management, home visiting, etc. for those at high risk for poor health outcomes; also called promotores de salud
Expand incentives such as scholarships and loans with service requirements and loan repayment or forgiveness programs for health care providers who practice in rural or other underserved areas
Increase access to LARCs through cost reduction, comprehensive birth control counseling, provider training, efforts to ensure availability at local clinics, etc.
Pair new nurses with more experienced nurses who act as a resource and provide support as the new nurse establishes her or himself professionally
Provide mental health care services (e.g., psychotherapy or counseling) via telephone or videoconference