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Promotoras as mental health practitioners in primary care: A multi-method study of an intervention to address contextual sources of depression

H. Waitzkin, C. Getrich, S. Heying, L. Rodriguez, A. Parmar, C. Willging, J. Yager, R. Santos
J Community Health

We assessed the role of promotoras--briefly trained community health workers--in depression care at community health centers.

2011

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT), Other Study Design

Addressing social determinants of health to improve access to early breast cancer detection: Results of the Boston REACH 2010 Breast and Cervical Cancer Coalition Women's Health Demonstration Project

C.R. Clark, N. Baril, M. Kunicki, N. Johnson, J. Soukup, K. Ferguson, S. Lipsitz, J. Bigby
J Womens Health (Larchmt)

Background: The Boston Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) 2010 Breast and Cervical Cancer Coalition developed a case management intervention for women of African descent to identify and reduce medical and social obstacles to breast cancer screening and following up...

2009

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Community approaches to women's health: Delivering preconception care in a community health center model

S. Wilensky, M. Proser
Womens Health Issues

Preconception care has been recognized as an important set of interventions necessary to improve pregnancy outcomes and the overall health of women of childbearing age.

2008

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Does a multifaceted environmental intervention alter the impact of asthma on inner-city children?

S.G. Williams, C.M. Brown, K.H. Falter, C.J. Alverson, C. Gotway-Crawford, D. Homa, D.S. Jones, E.K. Adams, S.C. Redd
J Natl Med Assoc

Objective: To evaluate the impact of a multifaceted environmental and educational intervention on the indoor environment and health in 5-12-year-old children with asthma living in urban environments.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Measuring return on investment of outreach by community health workers

E.M. Whitley, R.M. Everhart, R.A. Wright
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Community health workers (CHWs) are effective in improving access to health care, promoting client knowledge and behavior change, and contributing to improved health status of individuals.

2006

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post with Comparison Group

A community-based free nursing clinic's approach to management of health problems for the uninsured: The Hepatitis C example

S.E. Van Zandt, M.I. D'Lugoff, L. Kelley
Fam Community Health

Poverty, as an outgrowth of lack of opportunity in employment, basic education, affordable housing, and racism, directly affects disparities in health status. Health care providers are challenged to identify and overcome systemic barriers to health services for the poorest patients.

2002

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design
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