An article from the American Journal of Public Health. Presents details and key findings of the successful Washington Heights/Inwood Network for Asthma Program in NY. The program utilized CHW to bridge gaps in care between the community and health care settings, and ultimately led to an over 50% red [...]
Report includes global systematic review, country case-study CHW programs, analysis and expert opinions, followed by recommendations on best practices for CHW programs within different health categories (including HIV/AIDS).
Discusses general themes related to work environment that affect the productivity of CHWs. The article makes recommendations for working conditions for CHWs as more countries utilize CHWs programs in the healthcare system.
An article from the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management. Describes three initiatives in Massachusetts in which the state public health department collaborated with CHW leaders, health providers, and community-based partners to develop policy and services, including CHW state certification, integra [...]
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) encourages state Title V programs to partner with families, consumer groups, and others to advance their chosen National Performance Measures (NPMs). As the MCHB-funded national center for health insurance and financing of care, the Catalyst Center resea [...]
Through interviews and focus groups, clinic and program staff from nine organizations nationwide provided insights about the role of patient navigators in building a medical home for people living with HIV who are homeless/unstably housed and co-diagnosed with substance use and/or mental health diso [...]
In 2014, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) and Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) launched a project to develop an acuity tool to assess the severity of needs of clients living with HIV. The CAHPP team worked with MDPH and BPHC staff to create an acuity tool that assesses clie [...]
As the Technical Assistance and Evaluation Center (TAEC) for the initiative, Boston University (BU) will provide training and technical assistance to these provider sites, especially CHWs and supervisors, as they develop and implement the CHW model in their settings. BU will also evaluate the effect [...]
The Maintenance of Effort (MOE) provisions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires states to keep the eligibility criteria for their Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that they had in place on March 23, 2010, the day the ACA was signed into law. Under MOE, states cannot [...]
In this webinar, experts from the Catalyst Center and the National Center for Medical Home Implementation shared information, based on recently developed fact sheets, (webinar slides and fact sheets: Affordable Care Act Fact Sheets for Families) on how the following ACA provisions can help families [...]
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