Recommendations for developing and sustaining community health workers

Monica Alvillar, Jennie Quinlan, Carl H. Rush, Donald J. Dudley

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Abstract

This report provides recommendations for the development and sustenance of community health workers. These recommendations are a result of the San Antonio Community Health Worker Summit held January 2010. Recommendations include defining the workforce, training standards, evaluating financial benefit, strategizing Medicaid reimbursement, and creating support networks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)745-750
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011

Keywords

  • Community health educator
  • Community health worker
  • Lay health worker
  • Patient navigator
  • Policy
  • Promotora
  • Workforce development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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