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Podcast Series: Asthma Community Network – Conversations for Advancing Action

This podcast series explores best practices for reducing the impact of asthma, especially in underserved communities. Hear from people who have successfully developed asthma management programs that have improved health outcomes in their communities. Learn about their effective health delivery systems; strategies for addressing environmental triggers; key partnerships; and the tools and resources they use to achieve outstanding results.

Weatherization Plus Health programs enable collaboration among local providers of energy, health, and safety services to low–income families. The results include providing residents access to comprehensive solutions to their housing problems. In this podcast episode, Mr. Davies and Ms. Paton describe their program that addresses asthma triggers in low-income housing. Learn about the roles of the Healthy Homes coordinator and the Weatherization auditor and their effective partnership. Hear the key steps for establishing partnerships and delivering an effective weatherization plus health program in your community.

Previous Episodes

In Episode 8, we heard CMS share their insights on the new Medicaid reimbursement provision for non-medical providers delivering preventive care... Read More
Through the Affordable Care Act, the landscape for healthcare is changing quickly. Hear firsthand from Dr. Stephen Cha, Chief Medical Officer at the... Read More
WIN for Asthma, an award-winning asthma management program, engages Community Health Workers to offer comprehensive asthma education through home... Read More
Group visits, or shared medical appointments, are a growing trend in chronic disease management. They can be an effective and cost-efficient way to... Read More
Assessing and controlling environmental triggers is an important step in managing asthma. Dr. Jay Portnoy explains how his hospital effectively... Read More
Learn about how health information technology (health IT) can improve access to affordable health care and asthma management. This episode explores... Read More
This episode highlights the vital role of a Community Health Worker (CHW) in serving populations with the largest disparities in asthma outcomes. A... Read More
This episode features a community asthma program that receives third-party payer reimbursement for its asthma services. Home visits are the... Read More
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