Impact of Community Health Representative-Led Patient Activation and Engagement on Home-Based Kidney Care
Describes a study examining the effectiveness of a home-based education program for Zuni adults with kidney disease in rural New Mexico. Compares patients' knowledge, skills, and confidence to manage their kidney disease; quality of life; and clinical risk factors to patients who received care at local Zuni Indian Health Services clinics. Explores the role of community health representatives as part of the clinical care team.
Vallabh Shah, Robert Nelson, Thomas Faber, Val Panteah
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
American Indian or Alaska Native · Community health workers · Health conditions · Service delivery models · New Mexico