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Innovative Community Health Worker Strategies: Medicaid Payment Models for Community Health Worker Home Visits

Authors: Kartika, T.

Date: 2017

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: Financing, Health Equity, US- based

A policy summary describing payment models for community health workers in four states: Minnesota, New York, Utah, and Washington. Focuses on visits assessing home health environment.

Impact of m-Health Application Used by Community Health Volunteers on Improving Utilisation of Maternal, New-Born and Child Health Care Services in a Rural Area of Uttar Pradesh, India

Authors: Prinja, S., Nimesh, R., Gupta, A., Bahuguna, P., Gupta, M., et. al.

Date: 2017

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Global, Health Equity, Research and Evaluation Methods

An article from Tropical Medicine and International Health examining the use of a mobile phone-based application by community health workers. The application helps track clients and set reminders for follow-up. This specific intervention was designed to improve maternal and child health outcomes.

Harmonizing Community-based Health Worker Programs for HIV: A Narrative Review and Analytic Framework

Authors: De Neve, J.W., Boudreaux, C., Gill, R. , Geldsetzer, P., Vaikath, M., et. al

Date: 2017

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Global, HIV/AIDS, Tools and Guides

An article from CHW Central presenting a framework for defining and assessing harmonization of CHW interventions for HIV. In defining harmonization, the authors emphasize coordination among stakeholders, integrating CHW interventions into the larger health system, and promoting CHW program sustainability.

Fe en Acción: Promoting Physical Activity Among Churchgoing Latinas

Authors: Arredondo, E.M., Elder, J.P., Haughton, J., Slymen, D.J., Sallis, J.F., et. al.

Date: 2017

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Research and Evaluation Methods, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

An article from the American Journal of Public Health. Evaluates a program designed to increase physical activity among churchgoing Latinas. The intervention involved phone-based motivational interviewing and accelerometer-assessed physical activity.

Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO): A New Model for Community Health Worker Training and Support

Authors: Komaromy, M., Ceballos, V., Zurawski, A., Bodenheimer, T., Thom, D.H., et. al.

Date: 2017

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Selected Health Conditions, Training and Supervision, US- based

An article from the Journal of Public Health Policy describing a community health worker training and mentoring program. The program draws on the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes model, and offers case-based learning and support to CHWs. The training programs focus specifically on addictions and obesity.