Community Health Workers Bridge the Health Care Gap

Improved quality of care, increased compliance, and reduced costs—these are just a few of the many benefits of including community health workers as part of a comprehensive health care team. Research has shown that community health workers can help patients—especially those with language or other barriers—navigate complex health care systems. See an example from an Oklahoma City, OK, health alliance. From the CDC, published in April 2016.

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2017-03-20T17:03:55+00:00July 25th, 2016|