Evaluation of Community Health Workers in Pennsylvania – Presentation



Authors: Granich S
Year: 2016
State: PA

Publicly Available: Yes
Billing and Reimbursement:
Certification:
Evidence Generation:
Policy:
Sustainable Financing: Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Workforce Development: General other (including mention of “employment practices”), Outreach campaigns to identify CHWs, Recruiting and convening CHWs stakeholders

Broad overview presentation of Community Health Workers and preliminary summary of results from a CHW study.

This included identifying various types of organizations that use CHWs and how CHWs are utilized in rural counties. Objectives of the research included understanding the growth and labor market for CHW’s, various models of using CHW’s, and addressing barriers and opportunities.



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