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Promotores and the Chronic Care Model: An Organizational Assessment

Authors: Keller, T., Borges, W.J., Hoke, M.M., Radasa, T.

Date: 2011

Project: No Project Affiliation

Keywords: CHW models, Health Equity, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, Selected Health Conditions, US- based

An article from the Journal of Community Health Nursing. Provides an organizational assessment and analysis of the role of promotores (lay health workers) could offer to a system of federally-sponsored community health clinics along the U.S./Mexico border in which the Chronic Care Model (which delivers improved care for the chronically ill) is being used. Goal of a collaboration between promotores and the CCM would be to address cultural barriers to chronic illness care encountered by minority populations.

Promising Practices for Rural Community Health Worker Programs

Authors: Infante, A., Knudson, A., Borwn, A.

Date: 2011

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

An evaluation brief exploring six CHW models used in rural communities in order to identify promising practices that could be replicated in other rural communities.

“Positive Examples”: A bottom-up approach to identifying best practices in HIV care and treatment based on the experiences of peer educators

Authors: Dutcher, M.V., Phicil, S.N., Goldenkranz, S.B., Rajabiun, S., Franks, J., Loscher, B.S., Mabachi, N.M.

Date: 2011

Project: PEER Center

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Supportive Services

Medicaid Savings Resulted When Community Health Workers Matched Those With Needs to Home and Community Care

Authors: Felix, H.C., Mays, G.P., Steward, M.K., Cottoms, N., Olson, M.

Date: 2011

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

A journal article from Health Affairs. Describes the savings in Medicaid that resulted from the Arkansas Community Connector Program, in which CHW identified people with unmet long-term care needs at risk for entering nursing homes, and connected them to Medicaid home and community-based services.

Effectiveness of a Community Health Worker Intervention Among African American and Latino Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Authors: Spencer, M.S., Rosland, A.M., Kieffer, E.C., Sinco, B.R., Valerio, M.

Date: 2011

Project: No Project Affiliation

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

Study to measure effectiveness of community health workers working with participant with diabetes, with attention to culturally appropriate health care delivery.