Workforce Development in Maryland to Promote Clinical-Community Connections that Advance Payment and Delivery Reform
- Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
- Johns Hopkins University Press
- Volume 25, Number 1, February 2014 Supplement
- pp. 19-29
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Promoting clinical-community linkages is at the heart of Maryland’s efforts systematically to transform health care delivery, with community health workers (CHW) playing a central role. This article describes how Maryland is using the evidence-base on CHW effectiveness and training to develop a workforce capable of most effectively connecting communities with care.