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HUD Policy Brief for Health Centers - Data Matching with Housing Community
Understanding the Role and Impact of Housing Policy for Health Centers (Data Matching)

Resource Topic: Health Information Technology (HIT)/Data, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Promising/Best Practices

Resource Subtopic: Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Research and Data, Population Health, Patient-Centered Health Outcomes.

Keywords: Data Collection, Management, and Analytics, Outreach, Partnerships , Persons Experiencing Homelessness, Patient Demographics.

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Publication.

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFO's, CIO, COO's, CMO's, etc)

Language(s): English

Developed by: Corporation for Supportive Housing (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Health centers and housing providers are serving the same clients, and HUD policies foster opportunities for partners to effectively share data target and improve Health Outcomes. This series translates federal housing policies to help health centers understand the impact and how to coordinate and adapt programming to create the most beneficial outcomes for clients.

Resource Details: Health centers are increasingly addressing the social determinants of health for their patient population through partnerships and linkages to local housing and service resources. Matching data from the homeless crisis response system to claims data from health centers is one way to identify and engage individuals in both systems who are experiencing homelessness and medically vulnerable.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.