Community Health

From Intervention to Innovation: Applying a Formal Implementation Strategy in Community Primary Care

Objective. To describe a comprehensive strategy for implementing an effective diabetes self-management support intervention incorporating goal-setting and followup support in community health clinics (CHCs) serving vulnerable patients. Methods. The Replicating Effective Programs (REP) framework was applied to develop an intervention strategy.

Exploring the Role of Community Health Workers in Providing Cancer Navigation: Perceptions of African American Seniors

Purpose/Objectives: To obtain experiential data regarding African American older adult survivors' perceptions of and recommendations on the role of community health workers (CHWs) in providing a cancer navigation intervention.
Research Approach: Focus groups.
Setting: Rural Virginia and urban Maryland.
Participants: 48 African American solid-tumor cancer survivors, aged 65 years or older, with Medicare insurance.
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