Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

Scientific Evidence

5.31.17

Online Peer-to-Peer Communities in the Daily Lives of People With Chronic Illness: A Qualitative Systematic Review

Qual Health Res. 2017 Jan;27(1):89-99. [Pubmed Abstract] Kingod N, Cleal B, Wahlberg A, Husted GR Abstract This qualitative systematic review investigated how individuals with chronic illness experience online peer-to-peer support... Read More ›
5.31.17

CHWs as Allies in Hypertension Self-Management and Medication Adherence in the United States, 2014

Prev Chronic Dis. 2016 Dec 29;13:E179. [Pubmed Abstract] Allen CG, Brownstein JN, Satsangi A, Escoffery C Introduction Rates of hypertension control remain low among underserved populations in the United States; moreover,... Read More ›
5.31.17

The Effectiveness of CHWs in CVD Prevention in LMIC

Glob Heart. 2016 Dec 16. [Pubmed Abstract] Khetan AK, Purushothaman R, Chami T, Hejjaji V, Madan Mohan SK, Josephson RA, Webel AR Abstract Community health workers (CHW) may be effective in tackling the burden of cardiovascular... Read More ›
3.23.17

Developing and Psychometrically Testing the Functions of Diabetes Peer Support Group Scale

J Nurs Res. 2016 Dec;24(4):357-364. [Pubmed Abstract] Chiou CJ, Huang HL, Lin YC, Wang RH Background Peer support groups for people with diabetes are increasingly considered a part of the healthcare system. Understanding the... Read More ›
2.21.17

Impact of CHWs on Use of Healthcare Services in the United States: A Systematic Review

Jack HE, Arabadjis SD, Sun L, Sullivan EE, Phillips RS J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Dec 5. [Pubmed Abstract] Background As the US transitions to value-based healthcare, physicians and payers are incentivized to change healthcare delivery... Read More ›
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