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Advancing Mental Health Services

The lack of access to mental health and substance abuse treatment services throughout the Carolinas significantly impacts the health of individuals, families and communities. The Health Care program area seeks to identify service delivery models that promote mental health and well-being for adults, adolescents and children, with a priority on holistic approaches to early intervention and treatment.

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Diversifying the Health Care Workforce

Over 90 percent of counties in the Carolinas have at least one partial designation as a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). The Health Care program area seeks to ensure an adequate diverse workforce that can address critical shortage areas, maldistribution of staff and support new complementary personnel models.

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Improving Population Health

As the United States advances value-based payment methodology, the Health Care program area is building capacity at the state, regional and local level to link government, health, and social services so that Carolinians have the opportunity to increase healthy behaviors and address their social needs.

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Improving Oral Health

Poor oral health can result in lower quality of life and poor health outcomes. It can negatively impact self-esteem, employability and the ability to learn. The Duke Endowment seeks to improve the oral health delivery system throughout North Carolina and South Carolina to ensure every adult and child has access to essential dental services.

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Expanding Access to Care for Vulnerable Populations

Across the Carolinas, too many vulnerable residents lack insurance or go underserved. The Health Care program area seeks to reduce health disparities, improve clinical outcomes and reduce inappropriate hospital utilization by increasing access to essential services for low-income uninsured adults and underserved populations.

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AccessHealth — Networks of Care for the Low-Income, Uninsured

The AccessHealth initiative launched in 2008 to reduce health disparities, improve clinical outcomes, decrease avoidable hospital use and expand access to care among low-income, uninsured adults.

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Supporting Maternal & Infant Health

The Health Care program area seeks to improve maternal and infant health outcomes and reduce health disparities.

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Supporting Oral Health in Schools

The Duke Endowment’s oral health initiative seeks to support system reform and policy change; to promote prevention by expanding school-based oral health services; and to support oral health integration.

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Improving Community Health through Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas

The Duke Endowment launched its Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas Initiative in 2015 to help communities in North Carolina and South Carolina address chronic health issues such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

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