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Community Health Workers and cost savings

Peer Support and Community Health Workers (CHWs) Series: Can CHWs integrated with primary care save cost? Community health workers (CHWs) – known by a variety of names such as promotoras and peer supporters – are trusted sources... Read More ›

Community Health Worker Roles

The role of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in the United States is moving forward – A recent commentary by Hector Balcazar et al. This is the first blog of a three part series on Peer Support and Community Health... Read More ›

Community Health Worker Licensing and Training

Peer Support and Community Health Workers (CHWs) Series: This is the 2nd post of a 3 part blog that takes a closer look at the 3 action steps that can help promote full participation of community health workers (CHWs) in patient-centered... Read More ›

MoPoTsyo Blog 3

Scaling up This is the final post of a three part series of guest blogs based on writings provided by Maurits van Pelt, Director of MoPoTsyo Patient Information Centre in Cambodia. Collectively these writings provide a roadmap for... Read More ›

Peer Supporters CMS Funding

Peer Supporters Play Prominent Role in Recent CMS Innovation Funding In November 2011 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Health Care Innovation Challenge program that would award up to $1 billion in... Read More ›
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