An evening primary care clinic for homeless veterans: A social determinants approach to intensive care management for complex, vulnerable, high-utilizer patients
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
List at least three large-scale initiatives of the Department of Veterans Affairs that seek to improve healthcare and housing for homeless Veterans Define at least three defining components in each of three frameworks as they relate to homeless adults: the WHO Social Determinants of Health Framework for Intervention, Community-Oriented Primary Care, and Ambulatory Intensive Caring Unit Describe an evidence-based practical approach to align healthcare and housing sectors to provide care and address social determinants for complex, high-risk and high-utilizing homeless adults List at least two preliminary findings associated with a new primary care clinic that applied a social determinants approach for intensive care management for homeless adults at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare system.
Keyword(s): Homeless Health Care, Community-Oriented Primary Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the lead physician of the Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and helped build a new clinic for complex, high-utilizing homeless Veterans. I was formerly the founding Director of Social Medicine at a community health center network in South LA. I am the founder of a public health enterprise, called HealthBegins, that provides expertise and tools to help improve healthcare and the social determinants of health.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes
|Name of Organization||Clinical/Research Area||Type of relationship|
|HealthBegins||social determinants of health, healthcare delivery||I am the founder of a public health enterprise, called HealthBegins, that provides expertise and tools to help improve healthcare and the social determinants of health.|
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