Archive for October 2014

Joint Commission on Health Care Presents Oral Health Access Report

The Joint Commission on Health Care (JCHC) is a bipartisan committee comprised of Virginia General Assembly legislators tasked with ensuring that the Commonwealth “adopts the most cost-effective and efficacious means of delivery of health care services so that the greatest number of Virginians receive quality health care.” JCHC staff conducts research based on resolutions passed by Virginia legislators that direct…

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Dental Program Brings Care to People with Developmental Disabilities

Chesapeake, Va. Adults with developmental disabilities will receive free oral health services on Saturday, October 18 through a training program designed to teach dental providers how to care for individuals with special health care needs. Dentists are unlikely to receive this type of specialized training in dental school, and many people with developmental disabilities lack…

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