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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.

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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Authors: Xinxin Han | Patricia Pittman | Leighton Ku

Topics: Behavioral Health, Community Health Centers, Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Staffing

October 1, 2021
This article examines the contributions of NHSC and non-NHSC clinicians to medical and behavioral health costs per visit in community health centers.
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Authors: Qian Luo | Avi Dor | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Community Health Centers, Staffing, Workforce Supply

October 8, 2020
This article explores optimal workforce configurations in the production of care quality in CHCs, accounting for interactions among occupational categories, as well as contributions to the volume of services.
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