Strengthening the Role the Workforce Plays in Health Policy Engagement in Underserved Communities: Lessons from a Multi-site Federally Qualified Health Center
- Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
- Johns Hopkins University Press
- Volume 25, Number 1, February 2014
- pp. 29-36
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Studies on the engagement of the CHC workforce in health policy are limited. Most uninsured Americans do not understand how the ACA affects them. We assessed knowledge and interest of our workforce in health policy, and applied the Socio-Ecological model to a plan for engagement, sharing strategies for similar settings.