May 2016—PCORI has funded several dozen patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research studies focused on community health workers (CHWs) and other trained lay members of clinical teams.

This list of PCORI-funded projects accompanies Between Clinicians and Patients, Trained Community Members May Provide a Key Link, a PCORI Story spotlighting CHWs and related clinical teams.

Research Studies Focused on Community Health Workers and Other Trained Lay Members of Clinical Teams
Using Information Technology to Improve Access, Communication and Asthma in African American and Hispanic /Latino Adults
Eliminating Patient-Identified Socio-legal Barriers to Cancer Care
Increasing Healthcare Choices and Improving Health Outcomes Among Persons with Serious Mental Illness
A Toolbox Approach to Obesity Treatment in Primary Care
Peer Health Navigation: Reducing Disparities in Health Outcomes for the Seriously Mentally Ill
Specialized Community Disease Management to Reduce Substance Use and Hospital Readmissions
GWTG Interventions to Reduce Disparities in AHF Patients Discharged from the ED (GUIDED HF)
Integrated Care and Patient Navigators for Latinos with Serious Mental Illness
Patient-Centered Trauma Treatment for PTSD and Substance Abuse: Is It an Effective Treatment Option?
Imperial County Asthma Comparative Effectiveness Research Project
A Helping Hand to Activate Patient-Centered Depression Care among Low-Income Patients (AHH)
Clinic-Based vs. Home-Based Support to Improve Care and Outcomes for Older Asthmatics
3D Team Care for Cognitively Vulnerable Older Adults
Peer Support After NICU Discharge: Can Parent Navigation Improve Parental Mental Health and Infant Outcomes?
Connecting Healthy Women
Improving Patient Quality of Life and Caregiver Burden by a Peer-Led Mentoring Program for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and Their Caregivers
Optimizing Patient Engagement in a Novel Pain Management Initiative (OPEN)
Communication to Improve Shared Decision-Making in ADHD
The Houston Home-based Integrated Intervention Targeting Better Asthma Control (HIIT-BAC) for African Americans
Bringing Care to Patients: A Patient-Centered Medical Home for Kidney Disease
The Effectiveness of Peer-to-Peer Community Support to Promote Aging in Place
A Patient-Centered Approach to Successful Community Transition After Catastrophic Injury
Changing the Healthcare Delivery Model: A Community Health Worker/Mobile Chronic Care Team Strategy.
The Louisiana Trial to Reduce Obesity in Primary Care
Comparative effectiveness of PEer-Led supplemental O2 Infoline for patients and CAregivers (PELICAN)
PATient Navigator to rEduce Readmissions (PArTNER)
The Coordinated Healthcare Interventions for Childhood Asthma Gaps in Outcomes (CHICAGO) Trial
Patient-Centered Models of HCV Care for People who Inject Drugs
Effectiveness of Collaborative Goal-Setting Versus IMPaCT Community Health Worker Support for Improving Chronic Disease Outcomes
A Comparative Trial of Improving Care for Underserved Asian Americans Infected with HBV
Comparison of Peer-Facilitated Support Group and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Hoarding Disorder
Is Approach to Helping Overweight Patients Lose Weight More Patient-Centered?
Improving Communication in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for Patients Facing Life-Changing Decisions
Reducing Health Disparities in Appalachians with Multiple Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors
Increasing CRC Screening among Hispanic Primary Care Patients
Patient-Centered Physical Activity Coaching to Improve Outcomes in COPD: A Pragmatic Trial
Peer-Driven Intervention as an Alternate Model of Care Delivery and Coordination for Sleep Apnea
Patient Priorities and Community Context: Navigation for Disadvantaged Women with Depression
The Family VOICE Study: A Randomized Trial of Family Navigator Services Versus Usual Care for Young Children Treated with Antipsychotic Medication
Navigator Guided e-Psychoeducational Intervention for Prostate Cancer Patients and their Caregivers
Improving Medication Adherence in the Alabama Black Belt
Optimizing Behavioral Health Homes by Focusing on Outcomes that Matter Most for Adults with Serious Mental Illness
Reducing Health Disparity in Chronic Kidney Disease in Zuni Indians
Evaluating the Navajo Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment (COPE) Program
Calmer Life: Treating Worry among Older Adults in Underserved, Low-income, Minority Communities
Guidelines to Practice (G2P): Reducing Asthma Health Disparities through Guideline Implementation
Improving Childhood Obesity Outcomes: Testing Best Practices of Positive Outliers
Health Coaching to Reduce Disparities for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Collaborative Care to Reduce Depression and Increase Cancer Screening among Low-Income Urban Women
Patient-Centered CER of Home-Based Interventions to Prevent CA-MRSA Infection Recurrence
Enhancing the Cardiovascular Safety of Hemodialysis Care: A Cluster-randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Multimodal Provider Education and Patient Activation Interventions


Posted: May 18, 2016

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