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Deploying community health workers to support medically and socially at-risk patients in a pediatric primary care population

S. Stiles, R. Thomas, A.F. Beck, N. Buzek, M. Mansour, K. Anderson
Acad Pediatr

We deployed community health workers in an urban, academic pediatric primary care system as part of an approach to family-centered, community-connected population health management. Early learnings highlighted the importance of modified outreach processes, trusted relationships, and alignment with community partners.

Stiles S, Thomas R, Beck AF, et al. Deploying community health workers to support medically and socially at-risk patients in a pediatric primary care population. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Nov-Dec;20(8):1213-1216. PMID: 32305517. DOI:10.1016/j.acap.2020.04.003

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Peer Reviewed Research
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Children and Youth
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Other Study Design