IOSH Director Collaborates on IOM Discussion Paper
Dr. Amit Acharya, Director of Institute for Oral and Systemic Health (IOSH) was recently invited by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to write a discussion paper on application of After Visit Summary (AVS) in the field of dentistry. Dr. Acharya collaborated with Alice M. Horowitz, Ph.D., R.D.H. from University of Maryland, Lindsey A. Robinson, D.D.S. from California Dental Association and Man Wai Ng, D.D.S., M.P.H. from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, on this publication.
Marshfield News Herald Article: Marshfield Clinic collaboration brings medical, dental care together Marshfield Clinic News: New institute at Marshfield Clinic brings medical, dental care closer together
A newly-formed institute within Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation (MCRF) will tackle some of the biggest questions surrounding better integration of medical and dental care. The Institute for Oral and Systemic Health (IOSH), unveiled today, is an outgrowth of an already nationally-leading dental informatics research program at MCRF. IOSH was developed in collaboration with the Clinic's Division of Education and Family Health Center of Marshfield, Inc. (FHC).
MCRF Dental Informatics Scientist Elected to Serve on ADA Committees
Dr. Amit Acharya was recently elected to serve as the Vice Chairman of the Clinical Informatics subcommittee and a member of the Oversight Committee of the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Standard Committee on Dental Informatics (SCDI).