Barriers Encountered by Agricultural Workers Seeking Specialty Care and Potential Solutions
Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations, Clinical Issues
Year Developed: 2018
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
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Resource Summary: An issue brief for health center staff outlining the continuing challenges in providing specialty care to agricultural workers and their families. It highlights experiences of workers and provides recommendations, including opportunities for telehealth.
Resource Details: The issue brief discusses the challenges in providing specialty care to agricultural workers and provides recommendations to health centers. The lessons learned are from FJ's Unidos Project that provided skin cancer screenings and treatment to workers in Arizona and California. The brief also explores opportunities for telehealth, based on an effort with Harvard's Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation that involved workers in discussions about telehealth interventions.