Addressing Diabetes in the Homeless Population
The Audacity to Be Bold
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations
Resource Subtopic: Diabetes, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships.
Keywords: Persons Experiencing Homelessness.
Year Developed: 2018
Resource Type: Archived Webinar
Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Secondary Audience: Clinicians
National Health Care for the Homeless Council
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Resource Summary: This presentation discusses how a community health center, which includes Health Care for the Homeless funding, tracked and improved the health outcomes of their diabetic patients. The use of process improvement tools, team-based care, and additional clinical care activities were targeted to improve the A1C. This improvement journey was highlighted in the health center’s recent HRSA operational site visit.