St. John’s Enhanced Home Care Pilot Program


The pilot program at St. John’s Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles resulted in better health results for consumers as well as lower overall health care costs.

The “enhanced” role for home care workers included additional training on team-based communication, coordination of health services, paramedical tasks, and chronic disease management. The pilot programs resulted in better health results for consumers as well as lower overall health care costs.

To read the complete stjohnsreport.pdf    Publication Date: September 2014

Publisher: Service Employees International Union/St. John’s Well Child and Family Center

Credit: PHI

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