“Delta Dental is a strong supporter of the Oral Health Safety Net, which is comprised of free and low-cost resources across our state,” said Gladden. “By providing dental treatment on a sliding fee scale, Variety Care is a vital component of that Safety Net. We are proud to partner with OSU-OKC and Variety Care in order to provide access to dental care to many who otherwise could not afford it.”
Variety Care is recognized nationally as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, an important designation that indicates multiple primary care services and resources are wrapped around patients to generate better health outcomes.
“The new Allied Health Building is also exciting for the health care industry because everyone in health care is needing more and better-trained professionals at all levels,” said Lou Carmichael, Variety Care CEO.
OSU-OKC redesigned the university’s Health Science program around the new clinic. A growing number of jobs require healthcare workers to provide services in primary and community care settings. The expanded scope of the new curriculum provides access to a community care setting and hands-on learning opportunities for OSU-OKC students.