Analyzes factors leading to lapses in adherence with antiretroviral therapy, as well as the role of community health workers in helping patients resume treatment. Abstract available on Taylor and Francis website. (You may need to purchase the full text article.)
An article from Translational Behavioral Medicine. Proposes strategies to sustain a lay health advisor model for promoting cancer screening among African American women based on the experiences of current lay health advisors.
A powerpoint presentation available through the University of Massachusetts Boston. The presentation is designed to be used by CHWs and administrators who work with them to advocate for funding and support from policymakers and payers.
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 [...]
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is an insurance program that is jointly financed by federal and state dollars, and is administered by each state. CHIP provides health care coverage to uninsured children up to age 19 whose family income is too high for Medicaid, but less than sta [...]
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