Community Health Centers

Community health centers are organizations developed to offer affordable health care services to individuals who typically experience barriers to receiving health care, such as cost, lack of insurance, geographic location, and language.

Authors: Joanne Spetz | Jason Flatt

Topics: Community Health Centers, Emerging Models and Innovations, Staffing

March 27, 2023
This article examines differences in staffing between adult day health centers (ADHCs) that offer Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia (ADRD) services versus those that do not, and whether staffing levels are associated with the percentage of ADHC participants with ADRD and their outcomes.
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Authors: Marsha Regenstein | Yoon Hong Park | Maddie Krips

Topics: Community Health Centers, Diversity, Emerging Models and Innovations

March 23, 2023
This article examines interpreter use in health centers from 2009-2019 and describes models of service delivery commonly used to meet patients’ language needs.
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November 26, 2021
This webinar explores the use of telehealth and general access to care for underserved populations both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Authors: Jeongyoung Park | Marsha Regenstein | Nicholas Chong | Chinelo L Onyliofor

Topics: Community Health Centers, Health Workforce Journal Supplement

October 1, 2021
This article examines changes in the community health worker (CHW) workforce among CHCs from 2016 to 2018 and factors associated with the use of CHWs.
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