Community Health Workers in Rhode Island: Growing a public health workforce for a healthier state

Seq ID: 431
DocID: RI5
Authors: Alexander-Scott N, Garneau D, Dunklee B
Year: 2018
State: RI
Website link: https://health.ri.gov/publications/reports/CommunityHealthWorkersInRhodeIsland.pdf
Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice
Evidence Generation:
Policy:
Sustainable Financing: General
Workforce Development: Training- Continuing education

This study presents a snapshot of CHW employers in the state, gathers collective wisdom and stakeholders’ perspectives about how to pay for a community health workforce, and highlights promising opportunities to grow and sustain the field.





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