3017.0 Challenges and What Works, Frequent Users of Health Services

Monday, November 9, 2009: 8:30 AM
This session will discuss evaluation findings from the Frequent Users of Health Services Initiative and the Frequent Users of Service Enhancement program. These programs identified the highest service user population and the complex health and social service needs. The findings will be described with implications for developing the most appropriate supportive service enhancements.
Session Objectives: 1) Explain the purpose of the FUSE Initiative. 2)Discuss the process for ensuring integrity of random assignment with vulnerable populations. 3)Discuss the range of outcomes achieved by the program, including significant reductions in emergency department use and inpatient hospitalizations.

8:30 AM
FUSE in CT: Matching data across systems to select housing recipients
Linda K. Frisman, PhD, Francesca Martin, PhD, Hsiu-Ju Lin, PhD and Natalie Matthews, MSW
9:10 AM
FUSE New York City: Multiple and Varied Housing Histories of a Re-Entry Population
Angela A. Aidala, PhD, Jocelyn Apicello, MPH and William McAllister, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Caucus on Homelessness
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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