Community Health Workers as an Extension of Care Coordination in Primary Care: A Community-Based Cosupervisory Model.

@article{Gunderson2018CommunityHW,
  title={Community Health Workers as an Extension of Care Coordination in Primary Care: A Community-Based Cosupervisory Model.},
  author={Jean M Gunderson and Mark L Wieland and Onelis Quirindongo-Cedeno and Gladys B Asiedu and Jennifer L Ridgeway and Michael W OʼBrien and Tara M Nelson and Ron Buzard and C. M. Campbell and Jane W. Njeru},
  journal={The Journal of ambulatory care management},
  year={2018}
}
Community health workers (CHWs) bring their unique capacity as liaisons for patients, communities, and health care systems to health care teams. We describe the collaborative development of a community-based CHW program to address the social determinants of health that affect patients. This cosupervisory, generalist CHW model provides an innovative template… CONTINUE READING