Granite County Medical Center, Philipsburg, Montana
Granite County Medical Center (GCMC) spearheaded the effort to establish a mobile dental clinic in Philipsburg, Montana, where the nearest dentist can be up to 70 miles away. GCMC helped with billing, scheduling, marketing, housekeeping, fundraising, information technology support, administrative support and maintenance.
- Total service encounters reaching over 1,000 per year
- 941 oral health screenings to school children in Granite County
- Expansion from initial mobile van location to a hospital-based dental clinic and an additional school-linked clinic
- Increased collaboration and mutual support across city, county and state boundaries
Upon receipt of the recognition, Daniel Boatman, CEO, said, "At Granite County Medical Center, we are committed to engaging and communicating with patients, partners and the communities we serve. Through such communications, the dental clinic was identified as a much-needed resource. It continues to grow as an essential health care service for the residents of Granite County.”