Clinical community health workers: linchpin of the medical home.

@article{Volkmann2011ClinicalCH,
  title={Clinical community health workers: linchpin of the medical home.},
  author={Kelly Volkmann and Tina Casta{\~n}ares},
  journal={The Journal of ambulatory care management},
  year={2011},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={221-33}
}
The emerging clinical community health worker model integrates community health workers as integral members of primary care teams inside a medical home. This evaluation documents the case management services provided by 2 clinical community health worker programs at La Clínica del Cariño in Hood River, Oregon, and how they affected the care team's ability to deliver efficient, effective primary care. Clinical community health workers have the potential to make a significant impact on clinical… CONTINUE READING

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