Op-ed from Rep. Heather Carter: “We can save money and lives with community health workers”

Representative Heather Carter (R-Cave Creek), chairwoman of the House Health Committee in the Arizona Legislature and CHW ally, penned an op-ed in the Arizona Capitol Times about HB 2324 Voluntary Certification for Community Health Workers. Representative Carter is the primary sponsor of HB 2324, which passed through the House Health Committee…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 1:00 PM
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Friday, June 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM (MST)
Desert Diamond Hotel and Casino, Tucson
Conference Objectives:

Increase knowledge of current health issues affecting Arizonan’s.
Inform and facilitate discussions on CHW Voluntary Certification efforts among CHWs and CHW organizations.
Facilitate networking opportunities and collaboration among CHWs and CHW organizations addressing chronic diseases/conditions in their communities.
Become informed on national trends affecting Community Health Workers.

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New NRHA Policy Brief Provides Recommendations for Law Makers on CHW Utilization

The NRHA recently published a policy review of “select research findings on Community Health Worker (CHW) integration relevant to policymakers, considers challenges, and presents recommendations to incorporate the CHW model in rural communities to improve health outcomes, reduce health disparities and enhance quality of life for rural Americans.” Main Main Findings:…

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