4293.0 Providing Coordinated & Comprehensive Care for Vulnerable Populations

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session will discuss examples of collaborative initiatives implemented to improve the coordination of health care delivery in order to improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations.
Session Objectives: Discuss examples of how released inmates perceive and utilize the support provided to them by their communities, particularly as it relates to their health status and health-seeking behaviors. Identify the role of individual health care providers in a team-based care program that serves a complex patient population with low health literacy. List unique indicators that are useful in prioritizing service requests for mobile vision and dental services.

Systems change across sectors to better meet the needs of juvenile reentry youth
Henrissa Bassey, MPH, Sonia Jain, DrPH, Priya Jaganathan, Sara Bedford and Yvette Leung, MPH, RD

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Caucus on Homelessness, Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)