Findings from More Recent Studies

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Two CHWs going over healthy food options.
More recent research on CHWs in prevention and care coordination:

  • Improving birth outcomes (Redding 2014)
  • Improving care and reducing costs for high utilizers (Johnson 2011)
  • Reducing health care costs for persons in home-and community-based care (Felix 2011)
  • Reducing long-term hospital readmission rates (Kangovi 2014)