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Understanding Community Health Workers: Who they are and why they matter for Connecticut



Key Questions Addressed
2 This article should be INCLUDED in the technical brief
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Primary Publication Information
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Title Understanding Community Health Workers: Who they are and why they matter for Connecticut
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Year 2019
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Extraction Form: CHW Certification
Design Details
Question... Follow Up Answer Follow-up Answer
Study design ... (specify): Other ... This report describes the role of community health workers in Connecticut
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Patient population Asthma
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Diabetes (type 2)
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Age of participants Not specified
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How many CHWs were included in the study: NR
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Terminology for CHW Community care worker
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Health navigator
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Outreach worker
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Promotores/promotoras de salud
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Race/ethnicity of CHWs: NR (N/A)
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Language of CHWs: NR (N/A)
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Component of certification evaluated: Training
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Core competency curricula
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Formal recognition
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Knowledge
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Experience
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Reimbursement
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Payment mechanisms
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Outcomes measured: Not reported
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State: Connecticut
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Setting Not specified
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Author affiliation: Foundation
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Funding source Foundation
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Does this apply to Guiding Question 1 (effect of CHW certification on CHW retention, recruitment, scope of practice, reimbursement, or employer liability No
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If yes for Guiding Question 1, explain.
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Does this apply to Guiding Question 2 (effect of CHW certification on quality or consistency of care, health outcomes, or patient/family acceptance, trust, and use of CHWs)? No
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Does this apply to Guiding Question 3 (What is the context of CHW certification requirements and their implementation in the United States)? Yes
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If yes for Guiding Question 3, explain The report highlights the models used in other states for certification and describes current progress towards certification in Connecticut.
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Does this apply to Guiding Question 4 (potential positive and negative implications of requiring CHW certification)? Yes
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If yes for Guiding Question 4, explain. Authors articulate in plain language the anticipated benefits and potential pitfalls of certifying CHWs. The authors seem to be overall supportive of the concept.
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Does this apply for Guiding Question 5 (What future research is needed to close existing evidence gaps regarding CHW certification)? No
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