Building Partnerships to Improve Health in the Rural South: CareSouth Carolina
Provides an overview of CareSouth Carolina, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and its approaches to increase engagement with low-income patients in its service area. Describes the role of community health workers to address social determinants of health. Discusses partnerships with community organizations and the development of an independent practice association with other FQHCs in South Carolina. Includes CareSouth Carolina performance scorecard and a summary of lessons learned.
Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein
Access · Community health workers · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Healthcare networks · Mental health · Mobile and episodic healthcare delivery · Networking and collaboration · Primary care · Reimbursement and payment models · Social determinants of health · South Carolina