2022: Exploring Connections to Value-Based Care in Dental Education

Published 05/17/2022

Although value-based care remains a new topic area for schools of dentistry, the opportunity to shift the mindset of new clinicians toward new approaches and embrace the future is promising. During a poster presentation, CareQuest Institute Value-Based Care Director Rebekah Mathews shared results from a study examining the results of a survey disseminated to clinical deans at dental schools evaluating current value-based care approaches and designs.

The study found that:

  • 65% of respondents acknowledged value-based care was not currently included in didactic curriculum.
  • Almost 25% of schools are considering value-based care within their dental clinics.
  • While VBC is not yet broadly adopted within dental schools, many acknowledge the opportunity to align with VBC concepts when considering patient care and student experience.
Attachment Size
National Oral Health Conference 2022 (474.46 KB) 474.46 KB