DentaQuest Newsroom and Blog (value based care)

2021
February
05,
2021
| 08:54 AM America/New_York
At DentaQuest, we talk with people every day who are both in need of dental care and concerned about the cost of their care. We process claims for a long list of important services provided to childre...
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2020
July
21,
2020
| 16:00 PM America/New_York
By Steve Pollock, DentaQuest President and CEO and Rebekah Mathews, Director of Value-Based Care, DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement Long before the coronavirus pandemic, many p...
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May
21,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Health equity has been a national issue for years, but deep-rooted inequities have been revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus is hitting our underserved communities and most vulnerable popu...
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April
30,
2020
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
Under today’s strict stay-at-home orders, a visit to the doctor’s office is not only a risky affair, it’s almost impossible, as most practices have temporarily closed for non-urgent care. This new...
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April
15,
2020
| 09:05 AM America/New_York
My team at DentaQuest knows I often talk about the importance of being “all in” on everything we do. Now more than ever, I’m seeing that “all in” mentality come to life with the extraordinary meas...
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March
26,
2020
| 09:49 AM America/New_York
The importance of all facets of our health care system to the stability of our society and the well-being of all Americans cannot be overstated during this pandemic. Our country’s – and the world’...
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March
18,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The oral health care system is changing. As the industry moves in the direction of integrating medical and dental care, dentists have a unique opportunity to shape that new system.   At the Dim...
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March
09,
2020
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
It’s hard to surprise today’s patients as they are becoming more familiar with the latest health-tech gadgets, such as at-home LED whitening kits, AI-powered toothbrushes, and smile aligners made ...
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2019
December
12,
2019
| 09:49 AM America/New_York
A leader in Preventistry, Dr. Jim Thommes says he asks himself every day, “What ideas can I come up with... that will improve the oral health care of all?” Dr. Jim Thommes has witnessed the evo...
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December
03,
2019
| 10:05 AM America/New_York
Rebekah Mathews began a new assignment as Director of Value-based Care for the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement on December 1, 2019. Rebekah has worked with DentaQuest since 2006....
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November
04,
2019
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
DentaQuest CEO Steve Pollock describes why paying for value over volume in oral health care is necessary for a healthier future. DentaQuest is a leader in value-based care transformation, working with...
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September
23,
2019
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Our current oral health care system is failing millions of Americans. And it’s my business to understand this. At DentaQuest, we look for problems, work to understand why they exist, and then do o...
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September
16,
2019
| 09:16 AM America/New_York
As a white woman – well educated, well off, and living in the Boston area – I have only experienced the inequities of our healthcare system once, and it was on behalf of our African-American son. ...
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September
09,
2019
| 09:19 AM America/New_York
Early in my career, I came to work as General Counsel for a company that would become DentaQuest. Not long after, a state Medicaid director invited me to volunteer at a Missions of Mercy event ...
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March
27,
2019
| 10:11 AM America/New_York
Value-based care is a critical component of the future of oral health, as well as the underpinning for our revolutionary approach to improving the oral health of all - Preventistry. The system of v...
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