Bridging the Digital Divide: Using Technology to Improve Access to Health Care for Public Housing Residents
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Health Information Technology (HIT)/Data, Operations, Promising Practice, Quality Improvement, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations, Workforce
Resource Subtopic: Telehealth, Health Equity, Population Health, Enabling Services (ES), Patient-Centered Health Outcomes, Programs and Services, Development and Training.
Keywords: Access to Care, Health Care Facilities, Health Systems, Residents of Public Housing.
Year Developed: 2020
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Clinicians
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
Board of Directors
National Center for Health in Public Housing
(See other resources developed by this organization).
Resource Summary: The purpose of this report is to outline the digital needs and challenges of public housing residents, the risks and benefits of using technology to improve patient care, and recommendations on how to prepare health centers and patients to optimize digital tools, improve access to care, and enhance efforts through partnerships to bridge the digital divide.
Resource Details: Publication by the National Center for Health in Public Housing.