Community Health Workers embedded in pharmacies
Protocol: STUDY00004858
Full Title
Impact and feasibility of establishing a community health worker program within community pharmacy settings
Description
This study enrolls adults who work in a pharmacy that is part of the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN). The purpose of this study is to learn about if it would be feasible to make a Community Heath Worker (CHW) program embedded within a pharmacy practice.

Through this one time survey study, we want to learn about the facilitators and barriers of implementing the CHW program in community pharmacies. We also want to learn about how much patients use the program. We want to know about the attitudes and perceptions of CHW program-involved pharmacy staff. Study takes place online.

Technical Description

The primary objective of this study is to analyze the feasibility and fidelity of a CHW program within the community pharmacy setting. The secondary objectives of this study include: (1) assessing the facilitators and barriers of implementing the CHW program; (2) assessing patient utilization of the CHW program; (3) assessing attitudes and perceptions of CHW program-involved pharmacy staff.
Compensation: No
Eligibility
Adults ages 18+.
Staff member in a pharmacy that is part of the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN) in New York and Missouri. Some of these pharmacies are implementing community health worker programs focused on patients with chronic health issues.
People eligible to participate in this study will be directly contacted by the study staff.
Age Group: Adults
Want to Learn More?
Let us know how the study team can reach you. If you do not hear back within 2 business days, reach out to the study team directly at the contact information above or email ctsiresearch@buffalo.edu and someone will assist you.
Thank you for your interest. This study has restricted recruiting for participants and is not accepting inquiries at this time. If you are interested in learning more about research at UB contact ctsiresearch@buffalo.edu.