An Idea Borrowed From South Africa: Ordinary Citizens Fill Gaps In Health Care

(By Sarah Varney for Kaiser Health News)

NEW YORK— Destini Belton isn’t a doctor or a nurse. She’s a trained health coach, and as a trusted neighbor in Harlem, she goes where clinics and hospitals can’t — into patients’ homes to understand the mundane but vital details of their lives. Continue reading article here…..

Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.


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