Heart Ache

Boston, Massachusetts

Innovation at a Glance

Snapshot: HEART ACHE (HEART) responds to the growing demand for jobs and the need for healthcare workers by creating systemic transformation to training for home health aides and certified nursing assistants (CNAs).

Target Population: Boston adult residents of public or publicly assisted housing

Industry: Healthcare

Team Lead: Nancy Carpenter

Lead Organization: Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc./Northeastern University

Key Partners: Home Care Aide Council, Partners HealthCare, Mass General Brigham and Women’s, and Mother for Justice and Equality

Team Coach: Suzi P. Shoemaker

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