Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 1, P16-25 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0009 View full text
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Melany Mack, Ron Uken, Jane VanDeMark Powers

Abstract: People Improving the Community's Health (PITCH) uses teams of community health workers to provide targeted outreach, to enroll those eligible in health coverage plans, to provide information and linkages to health and social support services, and to engage community members in community improvement activities. The initiative is based on the assumption that communities must work on the determinants of health and effectively mobilize all their assets to improve not only individual health, but also community heal…

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