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The Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Program: Worcester County Health Department

Describes and examines the impact of a care coordination program developed by the Worcester County Health Department located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Describes the program's care team of a registered nurse, masters-level social worker, and community health worker (CHW), working in collaboration with primary care providers. Serves patients with diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), with a home visit and services tailored to the patient's unique needs. Funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program from 2015-2018.
NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis, University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Cardiovascular disease · Care coordination · Chronic respiratory conditions · Community health workers · Diabetes · Maryland