Independent Rx Forum

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The Role of Community Health Workers

In this episode, we explore the vital role community health workers (CHWs) play in improving health care access. Tripp Logan discusses an initiative to train pharmacy technicians as CHWs and his efforts to secure funding for these services. Bonnie Scheffer, a dedicated CHW in Tripp's pharmacy, shares how this job has been valuable in her pharmacy and community. Tune in to learn how CHWs are able to play a role in preventing serious health issues and saving money and resources.

Guests:

  • Tripp Logan, PharmD, owner and operator of three community pharmacies in Southeast Missouri, as well as SEMO Rx Care Coordination. Tripp is Lead Luminary at CPESN Health Equity

  • Bonnie Scheffer, CPhT, CHW, long-time pharmacy technician and lead community health worker at SEMO Rx Care Coordination