Resources

Families USA Releases “Advancing Health Equity Through Community Health Workers and Peer Providers: Mounting Evidence and Policy Recommendations”

Families USA has published a report examining the effectiveness and versatility of community health workers. The report utilizes new evidence from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s studies. In addition, it contains 12 equity-focused and evidence-based policy recommendations, and 4 recommendations on how to improve research. For more information and to view the report, click here.

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Studies and Reports

Study Examines Effectiveness of Step-Up Therapy in Black Children and Adults with Asthma

The September 2019 volume of the New England Journal of Medicine contains an article examining the impacts of long-acting beta-agonist (LABA) and increased glucocorticoids in black patients. Researchers conducted two prospective, randomized, double-blind trials, one with children and the other with adolescents and adults. Children’s Hospital of Oakland was one of the sites for this […]

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