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These Community Health Worker Program Models Lower Patient Medical Costs

An analysis by the Connecticut Health Foundation has found that Connecticut healthcare organizations can improve patient health and save money by implementing community health worker programs. Community Health Workers (CHWs), also known as Promotoras, help empower underserved communities by acting as a liaison between the community and health or social services organizations. Community Health Workers are characterized by being members [...]

2017-07-31T21:17:29+00:00July 31st, 2017|

Six tips for CHW supervision success

There is no question that the Community Health Worker (CHW) movement expanded its profile in 2015. From the front lines of the Ebola fight abroad to the constant changes in health care reform here at home, the profession gained profile, utility and respect. Less prominent, but equally important, has been the growing role of the [...]

2017-04-19T21:40:31+00:00January 21st, 2016|