Bringing Community Health Workers into the Mainstream of U.S. Health Care

Authors Pittman, M. , Sunderland, A. , Broderick, A , Barnett, K.

Date 2015

Keywords CHW models, Scope of Practice, US- based

A discussion paper published by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Provides a general overview of the value of integrating CHW into team-based primary care. Topics include: using CHW to enhance team-based care, obstacles to using CHW, and recommendations for implementing CHW in the future.