There is significant evidence that Community Health Workers (CHWs) have a positive impact on the lives of patients/clients managing chronic conditions. You can learn more about this impact here: http://www.michwa.org/chwimpact/ The chronic conditions resource page promotes resources for CHWs working with patients/clients living with chronic conditions. Have a resource or event you’d like to share? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to share your resources. Please note that this is not an exhaustive resource list.
In addition to the above documents, please check out these additional resources for more information on CHWs and chronic conditions.
- CDC: Coordinated Approaches to Strengthen State and Local Public Health Actions to Prevent Obesity, Diabetes, and Heart Disease and Stroke
- Michigan Million Hearts – MDHHS
- HDSP Resources OrdeForm (updated)
- MDHHS Diabetes Stoplight Tool