Health reforms in recent years have opened the door to greater use of CHWs due to their role in working with higher-risk populations. CHWs have the ability to decrease costs and improve patient outcomes in the communities they serve. As a result, providers, payers and state policymakers are taking steps to incorporate them into their health delivery systems.
Maxim manages community health workers to help chronically ill patients at high risk for avoidable utilization due to a high degree of medical, psychological, functional and socioeconomic complexity. Maxim CHWs are uniquely trained to mitigate barriers to care, act as a liaison to existing healthcare services and focus on a wide range of care management issues such as transportation, housing, employment and the coordination of medical services.
About Maxim Healthcare Services
Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. provides home healthcare, medical staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. Founded in 1988, Maxim is focused on delivering quality patient care and a commitment to employee development with an emphasis on customer service.
About Leavitt Partners
Leavitt Partners is a health care intelligence business. The firm delivers collaborative, high-value intelligence that helps clients transition to new models of care. Through its member-based collaboration called Health Intelligence Partners™ and direct services to clients, the consulting firm provides the best available window to the future of American health care. For more information visit LeavittPartners.com.
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