4019.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Federal Health-Care-for-the-Homeless Program: National client profiles and Boston's innovative outreach programs

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Facilitator(s):Jean Hochran
8:30 AMImplications from a comparison of the 1996 national survey of homeless clients and the federal Health Care for the Homeless program population
Amy M. Taylor, MD, Jean Yoon, Jean L. Hochron, MPH
8:45 AMA model for the delivery of primary care to Boston's "rough sleepers"
James J. O'Connell, MD, Denise Petrella, NP, Cheryl Kane, RN, Sharon Morrison, RN, Barry Bock, RN, Stacy Swain, MPH, Teresa Anderson, PhD
9:00 AMAn outreach program to provide accessible primary care to homeless "backstretch" workers at a thoroughbred racetrack in Boston
Claire Carlo, MD, Patricia MacWilliams, RN, Roberta Berrien, MD, Barry Bock, RN, Stacy Swain, MPH, James J. O'Connell, MD
9:15 AMReaching out to homeless pregnant women: A model for providing access to prenatal care
Rachel Harrington-Levey, MPH, Carolyn Silk, NP, MPH, Betty Latham, BA, Cheryl Kane, RN, MEd
9:30 AMMorbidity among homeless persons admitted to a 90-bed medical respite program in Boston
Carol Waldmann, MD, Barry Bock, RN, Louise Aurelian, RN, Catherine Graziani, Sarah Ciambrone, Stacy Swain, MPH, James J. O'Connell, MD
Sponsor:Caucus on Homelessness
Cosponsors:Disability Forum; Environment; Social Work; Socialist Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA