2018 TN Community Health Worker Statewide Survey Report

Year: 2018
State: TN
Website link: https://www.meharry-vanderbilt.org/meharry-vanderbilt/sites/default/files/CHW%20Report_FINAL%20draft_1%2028%2019.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Evidence Generation:
Sustainable Financing: Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Workforce Development: CHW training programs (not cert.), General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Outreach campaigns to identify CHWs, Outreach education and TA to employers on CHW generally, Recruiting and convening CHWs stakeholders

The purpose of this survey was to explore (1) the scope of the use of Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Tennessee, (2) the titles that are used to refer to CHWs in Tennessee, (3) the services provided by CHWs in Tennessee, (4) the best base for a statewide CHW organization, and (5) the desire and need for a statewide CHW organization. The findings of this survey will be used to assess the use of Community Health Workers in Tennessee in order to inform the efforts CHW Collaborative. This report describes the results of the Tennessee Community Health Workers Survey and concludes implications for next steps.

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