Keyword: Emergency department

People experiencing homelessness (PEH) suffer higher burdens of chronic illnesses, have higher rates of emergency medicine (ED) use and hospitalization, and ultimately are at increased risk for premature death compared to housed counterparts.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Background: Despite the importance of social determinants in health outcomes, little is known about the best practices for screening and referral during clinical encounters.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Development of a homelessness risk screening tool for emergency department patients

K.M. Doran, E. Johns, S. Zuiderveen, M. Shinn, K. Dinan, M. Schretzman, L. Gelberg, D. Culhane, D. Shelley, T. Mijanovich
Health Serv Res

 Objective: To develop a screening tool to identify emergency department (ED) patients at risk of entering a homeless shelter, which could inform targeting of interventions to prevent future homelessness episodes.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research

Homeless response 101

California Health Care Foundation

Cross-system collaboration better serves people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Tools & Toolkits

Care transitions and social needs: a Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) Network scoping review and consensus statement

C.J. Gettel, C.I. Voils, A.A. Bristol, L.D. Richardson, T.M. Hogan, A.A. Brody, M.N. Gladney, J. Suyama, L.C. Ragsdale, C.L. Binkley, C.L. Morano, J. Seidenfeld, N. Hammouda, K.J. Ko, U. Hwang, S.N. Hastings
Acad Emerg Med

Objectives: Individual-level social needs have been shown to substantially impact emergency department (ED) care transitions of older adults.

Publication year
2021
Resource type
Peer Reviewed Research