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Resilience in a Time of Change

Author: Sunita Mutha

These days nearly every conversation ends up being about change; how much change is going on, how unpredictable and unsettling it is, all the opportunities that are arising, and how great the need is to find ways to navigate the change. This month’s newsletter is full of examples... Learn More »

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Blazing the Trail with Health IT


Dr. Peter Alperin reflects on his leadership journey into what was previously uncharted territory, first as a hospitalist, and then as a leader in health IT..."Sometimes you have to realize that 'no' just means they can't see it yet."

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Shaking up the dental safety-net: elimination of optional adult dental Medicaid benefits in California

Author: Elizabeth Mertz, Sonia Rab Alam, Cynthia Wides

In July 2009, California eliminated funding for most adult non-emergency Medicaid dental benefits (Denti-Cal). This paper presents the findings from a qualitative assessment of the impacts of the Denti-Cal cuts on California's oral health safety-net.