Community Health Workers/Promotores in Chronic Care: A Discussion Paper

Seq ID: 554
DocID: Natl7
Authors: Miller J, Legion V
Year: 2007
State: NatDoc
Website link:
Publicly Available: Yes
Certification: CHW roles and scope of practice, General, Process and development, Competencies
Evidence Generation: Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams, ROI and bundled payment successes/challenges, Evidence-based interventions, General
Sustainable Financing: How to engage and work with Medicaid, General
Workforce Development: CHW training programs (not cert.), CDC expand CHW work into SDOH, General

Community Health Works put out this informal discussion paper in November, 2006, to promote discussion among CHWs and their allies on the long-standing issue of sustainability and credentialing for health workers. Community Health Workers is the partnership of San Francisco State University and City College of San Francisco.

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