An article from Genetics in Medicine evaluating a family health history genomics curriculum for community health workers. Community health workers participated in training in genomics, and confidence and use of genomics in their practice was measured at three months.
An article from Ethnicity and Disease. Assesses impact of CHW on healthcare utilization of African-America Medicaid patients with diabetes with and without hypertension in Maryland.
An article from Health Education and Behavior. Presents methods and findings from a trial comparing two models of CHW-led diabetes medication decision support for low-income Latino and African American adults with diabetes.
The nine demonstration sites that contributed to the initiative Building a Medical Home for Multiply Diagnosed HIV-Positive Homeless Populations have made available the resources that they found helpful in setting up and implementing their models. It is hoped that organizations will be able to lever [...]
This article, published in the December 2015 issue of the Maternal and Child Health Journal, describes the process and results of a survey of parents and caregivers whose children with disabilities were enrolled in Louisiana Family Opportunity Act (FOA) Medicaid Buy-in program. Results suggest that [...]
A social worker and patient navigator discuss how they provide services, reduce stigma, and break down barriers to care. Being a new parent is a tough job for anyone—but it’s even more difficult when substance use recovery is part of the mix. For parents who are also struggling with a lack of re [...]
Results suggest Medicaid Buy-in Programs in Lousiana and Massachusetts improve access to care for children with disabilities Because children with disabilities use more health-care services than children generally, their families often experience higher health care costs to provide for their childre [...]
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