Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World

Scientific Evidence

2.21.17

Impact of CHWs on Elderly Patients’ Advance Care Planning and Health Care Utilization: Moving the Dial

Litzelman DK, Inui TS, Griffin WJ, Perkins A, Cottingham AH, Schmitt-Wendholt KM, Ivy SS Med Care. 2016 Nov 21. [Pubmed Abstract] Background Advance care planning (ACP) is recommended for all persons to ensure that the care they... Read More ›
2.21.17

A pilot study of a Community Health Agent-led type 2 diabetes self-management program using MI-based approaches in a public primary care center in São Paulo, Brazil

do Valle Nascimento TM, Resnicow K, Nery M, Brentani A, Kaselitz E, Agrawal P, M and S, Heisler M BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jan 13;17(1):32. [Pubmed Abstract] Background Rates of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as type 2... Read More ›
1.17.17

Cardiovascular risk outcome and program evaluation of a cluster RCT of a community-based, lay peer led program for people with diabetes

BMC Public Health. 2016 Aug 24;16(1):864. [Pubmed Abstract] Cardiovascular risk outcome and program evaluation of a cluster randomised controlled trial of a community-based, lay peer led program for people with diabetes Riddell MA,... Read More ›
1.17.17

Cost analysis of a peer support program for patients with T2D: A secondary analysis of a controlled trial

Eur J Public Health. 2016 Oct 2. [Pubmed Abstract] Cost analysis of a peer support programme for patients with type 2 diabetes: a secondary analysis of a controlled trial Johansson T, Keller S, Sönnichsen AC, Weitgasser... Read More ›
1.17.17

Improving Adherence to Care Recommendations Using a CHW Intervention with the Pediatric Medical Home

J Community Health. 2016 Oct 14. [Pubmed Abstract] Improving Adherence to Care Recommendations Using a Community Health Worker (CHW) Intervention with the Pediatric Medical Home Justvig SP, Li J, Caravella G, Chen M, Wang H, Benz Scott... Read More ›
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