Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

Scientific Evidence

4.9.18

CHW Support for Disadvantaged Patients With Multiple Chronic Diseases: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Am J Public Health. 2017 Oct;107(10):1660-1667. [Pubmed Abstract] Kangovi S, Mitra N, Grande D, Huo H, Smith RA, Long JA Objectives To determine whether a community health worker (CHW) intervention improved outcomes in a low-income... Read More ›
4.9.18

Evaluation of a multi-faceted diabetes care program including community-based peer educators in Takeo province, Cambodia, 2007-2013

PLoS One. 2017 Sep 25;12(9):e0181582. [Pubmed Abstract] Taniguchi D, LoGerfo J, van Pelt M, Mielcarek B, Huster K, Haider M, Thomas B Introduction Early detection and treatment for diabetes are essential for reducing disability and... Read More ›
4.9.18

RCT of a CHW Self-Management Support Intervention Among Low-Income Adults With Diabetes, Seattle, Washington, 2010-2014

Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 Feb 9;14:E15. [Pubmed Abstract] Nelson K, Taylor L, Silverman J, Kiefer M, Hebert P, Lessler D, Krieger J Introductions Community health workers (CHWs) can improve diabetes outcomes; however, questions remain... Read More ›
11.30.17

Impact Of Health Care Delivery System Innovations On Total Cost Of Care

Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Mar 1;36(3):509-515. [Pubmed Abstract] Smith KW, Bir A, Freeman NL, Koethe BC, Cohen J, Day TJ Abstract Using delivery system innovations to advance health care reform continues to be of widespread... Read More ›
11.30.17

Innovative Home Visit Models Associated With Reductions In Costs, Hospitalizations, And Emergency Department Use

Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Mar 1;36(3):425-432. [Pubmed Abstract] Ruiz S, Snyder LP, Rotondo C, Cross-Barnet C, Colligan EM, Giuriceo K Abstract While studies of home-based care delivered by teams led by primary care providers have... Read More ›
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