Gail Hirsch

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Reply to Expert Panel: Opportunities for Impact - Community Health Workers in the United States, Dec 9 - 13

Dec. 12, 2013
Lots to chew on; I will try to focus some thoughts now. Going back to Sara’s question on how the state (DPH to be specific, in Massachusetts) is working to integrate quality supervision into the overall system, we have, for example, a contract policy (which is currently under revision) that ...

Reply to Expert Panel: Opportunities for Impact - Community Health Workers in the United States, Dec 9 - 13

Dec. 9, 2013
Hi everyone, My name is Gail Hirsch and I work at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, where I've been coordinating state efforts to promote and support CHWs for 20 years. Our state public health department has for years valued CHWs as an essential public health workforce, and as a ...


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