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Community health worker home visits for Medicaid-enrolled children with asthma: Effects on asthma outcomes and costs

J.D. Campbell, M. Brooks, P. Hosokawa, J. Robinson, L. Song, J. Krieger
Am J Public Health

Objectives: We sought to estimate the return on investment of a streamlined version of an evidence-based community health worker (CHW) asthma home visit program.

2015

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

Improved birth weight for Black infants: Outcomes of a Healthy Start program

C.L. Kothari, R. Zielinski, A. James, R.M. Charoth, C. Sweezy Ldel
Am J Public Health

Objectives: We determined whether participation in Healthy Babies Healthy Start (HBHS), a maternal health program emphasizing racial equity and delivering services through case management home visitation, was associated with improved birth outcomes for Black women relative to White women.

2014

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group, Other Study Design

Hennepin Health: A safety-net accountable care organization for the expanded Medicaid population

S.F. Sandberg, C. Erikson, R. Owen, K.D. Vickery, S.T. Shimotsu, M. Linzer, N.A. Garrett, K.A. Johnsrud, D.M. Soderlund, J. DeCubellis
Health Affairs

Health care payment and delivery models that challenge providers to be accountable for outcomes have fueled interest in community-level partnerships that address the behavioral, social, and economic determinants of health.

2014

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Patient-centered community health worker intervention to improve posthospital outcomes: A randomized clinical trial

S. Kangovi, N. Mitra, D. Grande, M.L. White, S. McCollum, J. Sellman, R.P. Shannon, J.A. Long
JAMA Intern Med

Importance: Socioeconomic and behavioral factors can negatively influence posthospital outcomes among patients of low socioeconomic status (SES). Traditional hospital personnel often lack the time, skills, and community linkages required to address these factors.

2014

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Reducing quality-of-care disparities in childhood asthma: La Red de Asma Infantil intervention in San Juan, Puerto Rico

M. Lara, G. Ramos-Valencia, J.A. Gonzalez-Gavillan, F. Lopez-Malpica, B. Morales-Reyes, H. Marin, M.H. Rodriguez-Sanchez, H. Mitchell
Pediatrics

Background and Objective: Although children living in Puerto Rico have the highest asthma prevalence of all US children, little is known regarding the quality-of-care disparities they experience nor the adaptability of existing asthma evidence-based interventions to reduce these disparities.

2013

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Effectiveness of a community health worker-led diabetes self-management education program and implications for CHW involvement in care coordination strategies

A.W. Collinsworth, M. Vulimiri, K.L. Schmidt, C.A. Snead
Diabetes Educ

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a Community Health Worker (CHW)-led diabetes self-management education (DSME) program and to understand how CHWs and primary care providers (PCPs) work together to provide comprehensive diabetes care.

2013

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group, Other Study Design

Community asthma initiative: Evaluation of a quality improvement program for comprehensive asthma care

E.R. Woods, U. Bhaumik, S.J. Sommer, S.I. Ziniel, A.J. Kessler, E. Chan, R.B. Wilkinson, M.N. Sesma
Pediatrics

Objectives: The objective of this study was to assess the cost-effectiveness of a quality improvement (QI) program in reducing asthma emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, limitation of physical activity, patient missed school, and parent missed work.

2012

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Community health workers and Medicaid managed care in New Mexico

D. Johnson, P. Saavedra, E. Sun, A. Stageman, D. Grovet, C. Alfero, C. Maynes, B. Skipper, W. Powell, A. Kaufman
J Community Health

We describe the impact of community health workers (CHWs) providing community-based support services to enrollees who are high consumers of health resources in a Medicaid managed care system.

2012

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

The feasibility and acceptability of a home-visitation, asthma education program in a rural, Latino/a population

J.M. Postma, K. Smalley, V. Ybarra, G. Kieckhefer
J Asthma

Objectives: The effectiveness of community health worker-delivered interventions to decrease environmental triggers for asthma in the home has been well documented in urban populations, but has had little evaluation in rural, Latino/a families.

2011

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Medicaid savings resulted when community health workers matched those with needs to home and community care

H.C. Felix, G.P. Mays, M.K. Stewart, N. Cottoms, M. Olson
Health Affairs

The Affordable Care Act of 2010 builds on earlier efforts to expand home and community-based alternatives to institutional long-term care.

2011

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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