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2017 Texas Oral Health Metrics Summit Agenda and Resources:

June 28, 2017: Standardization Clinic: A standardization session was conducted on June 28 at St. David’s Foundation. This session included data collection guidance using the Basic Screening Survey for children (school-age and preschool age) and adults. To discuss Adult BSS Standardization, you may contact the session leader, Lori Cofano. To discuss Preschool and School-Age BSS Standardization, you may contact the session leader, David Cappelli.

June 29, 2017: Metrics Summit:The Texas Oral Health Metrics Summit convened on June 29 at the J.J. Pickle Commons Learning Center. National and local speakers presented oral health data from a variety of fields and topics.

  • Dr. Natalia Chalmers from the DentaQuest Institute, our plenary speaker, started the event with a presentation on emergency department utilization for dental treatment. (slides unavailable)
  • Two concurrent panels convened with speakers from programs across Texas.
    • An adult oral health panel included Dr. Eleanore Paunovich (South Texas Veterans Health Care) and Dr. Jay Shulman (Baylor College of Dentistry). Ms. Lori Cofano moderated this session.
    • A school-based oral health panel included Dr. Rhonda Stokley (Texas Department of State Health Services, Oral Health Program), Dr. Shailee Gupta (St. David’s Foundation), and Dr. Tonya Fuqua (Cook Chilldren’s Health Care System). Dr. David Cappelli moderated this session.
  • Ms. Anne Dunkelberg from the Center for Public Policy Priorities began the afternoon session with a presentation on using data to impact health policy.
  • Mr. Randy Krum, Founder of InfoNewt, conducted an interactive data visualization workshop. Participants were guided through the process of using data to create meaningful reports and graphics to disseminate to a targeted audience.

 

 

2016 Texas Oral Health Metrics Summit Agenda and Resources:

August 17, 2016: Standardization Clinic: A standardization session was conducted at St. David’s Foundation. This session included data collection guidance using the Basic Screening Survey for children (school-age and preschool age). To discuss BSS Standardization, you may contact Dr. David Cappelli or Ms. Lori Cofano.

August 18, 2016: Metrics Summit: The Texas Oral Health Metrics Summit convened on August 18 at the J.J. Pickle Commons Learning Center. National and local speakers presented oral health data from a variety of fields and topics.

  • Ms. Genelle Lamont, MNOHS Coordinator, started the Summit with a presentation on the Minnesota Oral Health Statistics System (MNOHS). This presentation outlined how Minnesota created an oral health data repository and ways this process can be replicated in other states.
  • Dr. Jay Morrow, Director of the Texas Health Improvement Network (THIN) presented suggestions for how Texas can achieve the Triple Aim through collaboration and data collection.
  • The afternoon session was facilitated by Ms. Mary Flanagan to lead the participants through a series of open-discussion questions generated by Metrics Summit attendees. Key themes revolved around collecting data for ROHDEO, how to best use ROHDEO data, and leveraging existing data resources.

 

 

2014 Texas Oral Health Metrics Summit Agenda and Resources:

June 11, 2014: Metrics Summit: The Texas Oral Health Metrics Summit convened on June 11, 2014 at UT Health San Antonio Dolph Briscoe Library. Two National speakers, Dr. Marko Vujicic and Dr. Kathy Phipps presented on standardization and reliability of oral health data, data collection tools and methodology, and meaningful use of data on programmatic, state, and national levels.

  • Dr. Marko Vujicic, Vice President for the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute, presented on using data, evidence, and research to inform policy decisions.
  • Dr. Kathy Phipps, Data and Oral Health Surveillance Coordinator for the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, presented two sessions on oral health metrics and hot to collect & disseminate oral health data.