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Community Health Workers Help Reduce Unnecessary Hospital Visits

Source
Healio
Date
May 17, 2022
Summary
Highlights the work of Texas A&M University's Advancing Cancer Training, Information, Outreach and Navigation (ACTION) project, which provides cancer-related training to Community Health Workers (CHW) as part of its National Community Health Worker Training Center. Discusses the impacts of CHWs on increasing cancer screening rates and referrals for rural populations, which can help reduce hospital visits.
Tagged as
Cancer · Community health workers · Health workforce education and training · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Texas