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A solution to the home health worker shortage?

Care worker co-ops could improve access to health care in low-income communities shut out by larger, higher priced, home health care services, said health policy fellow Vivian Ho. "The fewer services controlled by large, integrated networks, the better. That leads to job growth and closer contact [from workers who have] an understanding of the community they’re serving." Read more at the Houston Chronicle.

Ho is the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics at the Baker Institute.