CHW definition

CHW means the same as a “community health worker” in A.R.S. § 36-765.

Examples of CHW in a sentence

  • This trusting relationship enables the CHW to serve as a liaison/link/intermediary between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.

  • The support of a Community Health Worker (CHW) will help with the screening and referral process and to aid in the coordination of care to fit both the behavioral health and primary care appointment into the same visit.

  • Its process for screening Enrollees for social needs, including which Enrollee touch points include social need screening, whether the screening is performed by Contractor’s staff, vendor or network provider, and who performs the screening (clinician, Community Health Worker (CHW), or other non-clinical provider) and which social needs are routinely screened for.

  • A CHW serves as a liaison/intermediary between individuals, communities and health and social services to facilitate access to care, improve the quality and cultural responsiveness of service delivery, and address social determinants of health.

  • CHW services offer practical skills training to enable individuals to remain independent, including the provision of information on recruiting, hiring and managing workers, effective communication skills, and problem solving.

  • The CHW visits the participant at home within 3 days of hospital or facility discharge to review the discharge paperwork and any other documentation, reviews any medications received or orders that need to be filled, reminds the participant of the importance of filling the medications, and talks with the participant about the importance of following up with the physician.

  • The CHW may also coach participants in managing health conditions, assist with scheduling appointments, facilitate coordination between various providers, and assist the participants with completion of applications for programs for which they may be eligible.

  • The standards contained in Part 2 specify an intervention that utilizes the support of a community health worker (CHW) to address equity gaps.

  • With the CHW workforce growing and recognition of its effectiveness at reducing health disparities by using health information to change health seeking-behaviors among underserved populations increasing, it is critical to provide robust, competency-based CHW training.

  • If there are medication discrepancies, the CHW will follow up with the RN Supports Coordinator to get those issues addressed.


More Definitions of CHW

CHW shall have the meaning given in the Recitals hereto.

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