Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved

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Recruitment and Retention of Community Health Center Primary Care Physicians post MA Health Care Reform: 2008 vs. 2013 Physician Surveys

An examination of the choices that primary care physicians make in deciding to practice in a community health centers post health care reform. Researchers compared results of physician surveys conducted in 2008 and 2013.

A Call to Action: A Blueprint for Academic Health Sciences in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Justice-involved people have higher rates of substance, mental health, and chronic medical disorders than the general population. This commentary provides rationale and a blueprint for engagement of academic health science institutions to harness their capabilities to tackle one of the country’s most vexing public health crises.

In a Neighborhood Near You: How Community Health Workers Help People Obtain Health Insurance and Primary Care

Implementing the ACA's health insurance mandate will require states to reach, educate, and successfully enroll individuals and families who have had little experience with health coverage. As states prepare to enroll millions of low-income uninsured Americans, the experience of Community Health Workers in Massachusetts can inform efforts across the country.

HIV Management Returning to Primary Care Providers

As HIV more widely is considered a chronic disease and HIV care is returning more to the primary care workforce, AIDS Education and Training Centers are available to support the health care teams starting with those with little experience in HIV to develop the knowledge and skills needed to care for this often underserved population, to those who continue to need ongoing support to continue to provide state-of-the-art care for people living with HIV.