CPHA-N E-MAILER Newsletter February 2014 – Issue #3

3.27.2014
CPHA-N E-MAILER Newsletter
February 2014 – Issue #3

Sinai Urban Health Institute Publishes Best Practices of Community Health Worker Model with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s emphasis on accessible medical services delivery comes a significant movement in healthcare. There is increasing focus on the Community Health Worker (CHW) model – a trained layperson outreach and education solution for providing comprehensive care to patients and community members. The Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI) in Chicago has just published the “Best Practices of the Community Health Worker Model”. These guidelines are the result of a two year, funded study carried out by the SUHI.The Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI) in Chicago CHW Best Practice Guidelines are available at www.suhichicago.org