Workforce Development in Maryland to Promote Clinical-Community Connections that Advance Payment and Delivery Reform

Seq ID: 805
DocID: MD3
Authors: Quigley L, Matsuoka K, Montgomery K, Khanna N, Nolan T
Year: 2014
State: MD
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Publicly Available: Yes
Evidence Generation: Documentation of how CHWs can work within care teams; Evidence-based interventions; Surveys and assessment tools to define and develop workforce
Workforce Development: General

Summary: Promoting clinical-community linkages is at the heart of Maryland’s efforts systematically to transform health care delivery, with community health workers (CHW) playing a central role. This article describes how Maryland is using the evidence-base on CHW effectiveness and training to develop a workforce capable of most effectively connecting communities with care.

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