Community Health Workers: Addressing Client Objectives Among Frequent Emergency Department Users

Authors Kwan, B.M. , Rockwood, A. , Bandle, B. , Fernald, D. , Hamer, M.K. , et. al.

Date 2018

Keywords Health Equity, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, US- based

In this study, community health workers collaborated with frequent emergency department users to identify individualized health objectives and offered services to assist patients in accomplishing these goals. The authors identify barriers to objective achievement as well as implications for policy.