Health Care and Housing – Creating a Floor for Optimum Health (Webinar 1 of 3)

Washington, D.C. – (RealEstateRama) — Health Care and Housing – Creating a Floor for Optimum Health, the first in a series of three webinars is brought to you by The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Regional Operations (ORO), Region 10 (AK, ID, WA, OR). The webinar will take place on May 18, 2016, from 11:00 am – 12:15 pm PST (2:00 pm – 1:15 EST). This will be an open community of sharing with subject matter experts from Federal, State, and local agencies and community partners who provide care and service to homeless persons. Discussion will focus on strategies to improve health outcomes among the homeless in healthcare settings, and effectively leveraging healthcare resources to improve health and wellness in homeless populations.

This webinar will feature presentations from:

  • Diana DeForest, Supervisory Management Analyst, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • John Duke, Clinic Director, Outside In
  • John Gilvar, Project Director, Healthcare for the Homeless Network
  • With remarks by Sharon Turner, Regional Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, Region X (AK, ID, OR, WA)

Target Audience

Medical providers, community health workers, case managers, public health professionals and those who serve homeless persons are invited to participate in this webinar. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers during and after the presentations. Please feel free to send in your questions in advance of the event to Aphrodyi Antoine by email at ">.

Discussion Topics

  • Housing options available to homeless patients
  • How housing improves and maximizes health among the homeless community
  • How Federal funding is used to impact service delivery for homeless patients
  • Activities and actions that are being taken in the Nation, region state, and local community to improve health and wellness through housing

How to Register for the Event

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The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) — a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a 13-member board of directors — is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans each year.

Contact:

333 ½ Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003-1148

Phone: (202) 546-1969
Toll Free: 800.VET.HELP
Fax: 202.546.2063
Toll Free Fax: 888.233.8582

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