Clinical Guidelines

Capacity Building to Increase Health Care Access for People Experiencing Homelessness

  Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) administrators’ knowledge of and adherence to the Health Center Program Compliance Manual (Compliance Manual) is fundamental to increasing access and improving the quality of health care for people experiencing homelessness. The main goals of this Learning Collaborative (LC) are to: identify and discuss promising practices for better adherence […]

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Expanding Medical Respite Care: Breaking Down Silos through Multi-Sector Collaboration

Collaborative partnerships are crucial to the delivery of high quality, equitable community- based care. While these partnerships are essential, it can be difficult for funders, large health systems, and smaller nonprofits/social service organizations to navigate, understand one another, and to build mutual partnerships that create a lasting impact. As we continue to work to de-silo

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COVID-19 Coffee Chat: Continuity of Care for Residents in Permanent Supportive Housing

Webinar Slides(PDF) During this COVID -19 pandemic, it can become increasingly challenging to deliver and maintain continuity of care for individuals in permanent supportive housing. We will have the opportunity to discuss some of those challenges and hear solutions on how best to address equitable and accessible health care for these individuals. Our panelists include

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Public Entity HCH Grantees and Co-Applicant Arrangements

Webinar Slides(PDF) This webinar was produced in response to a technical assistance request for public entity health care for the homeless grantees developing their co-applicant agreements. This webinar covers the nuts and bolts of the health center program requirements on governance, public entity/agency structure, and co-applicant arrangements. The webinar will also feature two health care for

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The 2019 Revised Adapted Clinical Guidelines: Medication Management for Patients Experiencing Homelessness Diagnosed with Diabetes

Webinar Slides(PPTX) November is National Diabetes Awareness Month! In preparation of this special month, the National HCH Council is sponsoring a webinar to introduce our recently revised 2019 Adapted Clinical Guidelines – Recommendations for the Care of Patients Experiencing Homelessness Diagnosed with Diabetes. The 2019 updated guidelines were adapted from the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA)

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Cultural Competency in Medical Education and Clinical Practice

Webinar Slides(PDF) The National Center for Medical Education, Development and Research Communities of Practice and the Council held this discussion on the importance of improving cultural competency in the care of vulnerable populations. Honoring diversity and promoting effective interactions is critical to meeting the needs of patients across cultures. As part of this webinar, presenters

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Integrating Behavioral Health & Primary Care for People Experiencing Homelessness

Webinar Slides(PDF) This webinar will discuss how two health care for the homeless projects have implemented integrated behavioral health and primary care models and what factors have contributed to their successes. HCHs are increasingly witnessing the benefits of health care delivery models that integrate behavioral health and primary care services. Because of high rates of

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