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The Path Forward on Social Determinants of Health: Housing

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Promising Practice, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health, Telehealth, Health Equity, Population Health, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Policy and Advocacy, Patient-Centered Health Outcomes, Programs and Services.

Keywords: Access to Care, Care Coordination, Communication, Transparency, and Outreach, Community Engagement, Housing, Mental Health, Outreach, Partnerships, Patient Satisfaction, Persons Experiencing Homelessness, Performance Improvement, Residents of Public Housing, Strategic Planning.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff Board of Directors C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.) Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs

Language: English

Developed by: Community Health Center, Inc. (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The first of five webinars in the Weitzman Institute\'s Path Forward \"Moving from Screening to Solving for Social Needs\" series focusing on the intersection of stable housing and health outcomes with presenters Tim Shaw; Associate Director of Policy, Financial Security Program, Aspen Institute, David Rich; Executive Director of Supportive Housing Works, and Jason Shaplen; Chief Strategy and New Ventures Officer, Community Health Center, Inc.

Resource Details: Stable housing and health outcomes are inextricably linked. When a patient loses housing – or is in jeopardy of losing housing– health outcomes suffer. COVID has led us to a moment of crisis. Thirty million to 40 million people in the United States face eviction. People of color are disproportionately impacted. Addressing housing as a social determinant of health is critical to achieving health equity. This webinar brings together experts from housing, healthcare and the intersection of both to share innovative short- and long-term solutions you can implement in your community.

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.