The impact of integrating medical assistants and community health workers on diabetes care management in community health centers

@article{Rodrguez2018TheIO,
  title={The impact of integrating medical assistants and community health workers on diabetes care management in community health centers},
  author={Hector P. Rodr{\'i}guez and Mark W. Friedberg and Arturo Vargas-Bustamante and Xiao Chen and Ana E. Martinez and Dylan H Roby},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={18}
}
ObjectiveTo compare the impact of implementing team-based diabetes care management involving community health workers (CHWs) vs. medical assistants (MA) in community health centers (CHCs) on diabetes care processes, intermediate outcomes, and patients’ experiences of chronic care.Data sourcesClinical and administrative data (n = 6111) and patient surveys (n = 698) pre-intervention and post-intervention. Surveys (n = 285) and key informant interviews (n = 48) of CHC staff assessed barriers and… 

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