Virginia Public Health Association

Forum on Community Health Workers and Population Health in Virginia

20 Mar 2017 12:12 PM | Michael Royster

When effectively integrated into health and social service systems and teams, CHWs have been proven to improve health outcomes, reduce costs and enhance the quality of health services.

This Forum convenes leaders that impact population health to strengthen efforts to integrate CHWs to improve access to care and health equity.

Attendees will:

 Increase awareness and understanding about the role of the CHW

 Learn about national opportunities and efforts to finance and grow the workforce

 Reflect on the work of the CHW Advisory Group and CHW Association over the past year and identify a clear vision for next steps for CHW workforce development

 Review best practices to involve community health workers in clinical and community based practices.

The event will take place at the Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, VA. 212 Ridge McIntire Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Date: March 28, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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