How Will a Dental/Medical Integration Model Affect DSOs?
Kaiser Permanente (KP) launched the first ever medical-dental integrated clinic in the US. Beaverton, Oregon is the location of this pioneering effort. In fact, as the largest integrated care delivery system in the country, KP Northwest is the only system in all of Kaiser Permanente and in the country with a care model that has integrated dental care into its system.
As Kaiser Permanente opens and provides this unique addition to their delivery system and patient care, we raise the question: is 2017 the year that medical-dental integration starts to disrupt ..... [Read More]