Online Program

Measuring and Reporting on a Hidden Population: Characterizing Homelessness

Monday, November 2, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Session Objectives: Explain how point-in-time counts data can illuminate the differences in homeless definitions. Compare causes of mortality between the homeless and the general population. Describe the methods and design used to conduct a survey among a representative sample of homeless families in 17 languages in Paris, France. Compare health care expenditures between homeless Medicaid members and matched housed Medicaid members.

An innovative approach to study characteristics and health of homeless families: The ENFAMS survey in Greater Paris area (France)   
Stephanie Vandentorren, MD PhD, Erwan Le Mener, Yann Le Strat, PhD, Emmanuelle Guyavarch and Pierre Chauvin, MD PhD
A Comparison of Health Care Expenditures between Homeless Individuals and Matched Housed Individuals Under Medicaid   
Wen-Chieh Lin, PhD, Robin Clark, PhD, Jianying Zhang, MD, MPH, Elizabeth O'Connell, MS, Jessie Gaeta, MD and Monica Bharel, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Caucus on Homelessness
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health

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

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