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7.7.15

Robina Project Introduces Care Guides to Help Patients with Chronic Diseases

Clayton Velicer, MPH Peers for Progress, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) cohosted a conference in April about the role of peer support in patient-centered medical homes... Read More ›
6.22.15

Medical Assistants Can Be Effective Health Coaches

Clayton Velicer, MPH Continuing Health Coaching Programs in San Francisco In spring 2014, Peers for Progress and the National Council of La Raza held a special meeting in San Francisco, California to discuss peer support programs for... Read More ›
5.13.15

Social Support for Health: An Increased Role in Health Care?

Clayton Velicer, MPH Social support is vital to health and quality of life, and its absence can be deadlier than smoking cigarettes. Yet, despite its benefits, social support does not have a defined role in the health care... Read More ›
4.17.15

Community Health Workers in Action: Mingo County, West Virginia

Clayton Velicer, MPH In our recent two part blog, we discussed the Institute of Medicine's recent position paper on Community Health Workers (CHWs) that outlined some of the current challenges facing the CHW workforce and... Read More ›
3.26.15

Institute of Medicine Discussion Paper on Community Health Workers, Part 2

Clayton Velicer, MPH In part 1 of this blog we highlighted several policy developments for Community Health Workers (CHWs) and looked at some of the challenges facing the CHW workforce as outlined in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM)... Read More ›
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