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Archived HCH2017 Videos Now Available

HCH2017 Rally

If you couldn’t join us in D.C. for our 2017 National HCH Conference, you can now view archived videos from HCH2017. Full video of our keynote presentation from Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, Susan L. Neibacher address from Council CEO Bobby Watts, Awards Lunch Ceremony, and privately-funded “Shining a Light on Health Care and Housing for All” rally is now available.… More

Celebrate Your #HCHValue on HCH Day (August 16) With Our Resources and Infographic

Join the National Health Care for the Homeless Council in recognizing the value of HCH on HCH Day on August 16. Part of National Health Center Week, HCH Day is a time to celebrate the vital work of HCH to meet the basic health care needs of people without homes, eliminate health disparities, and end homelessness.
Demonstrate your #HCHValue … More

Archived HCH2017 Session Materials and Attendee List Available

Were you unable to attend the 2017 National HCH Conference or missed a session in D.C.? You can now view archived slides and other materials (where available) from HCH2017’s intensive workshops, Pre-Conference Institutes, and Learning Labs in homelessness and health care on our website. Presenters may send any remaining materials to Alyssa Curtis, Training Manager. A complete list of … More

New Policy Brief Explores Medical Respite Care Financing

The Council’s “Medical Respite Care: Financing Approaches” brief and accompanying webinar detail practical considerations for creating or growing financially sustainable medical respite care programs. As communities look to reduce health care costs and improve patient outcomes, medical respite care programs fill a critical need for people without homes. To help fund this vital care, our brief details medical … More

Read the July Edition of Council News

Council News | July 2017

Read the latest updates from the NHCHC in Council News. Our July edition features an HCH2017 recap and archived materials; new membership discount; new medical respite brief and webinar; a HRSA funding opportunity; and more!
Read Council News now, or visit our archives for more informative issues.… More

New Mobilizer: Keep Up the Summer Heat on Health Care

Our new Mobilizer explores the ramifications of the proposed Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), the implications of Trump’s proposed budget for homelessness, and new efforts toward single-payer health care. According to the Congressional Budget Office, some 22 million Americans will lose health insurance if the BCRA becomes law. What does this mean for the populations we serve? Find out–and learn … More

Council-CSH Report Shines a Light on Health Centers and Homeless Coordinated Entry Systems

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council has partnered with the Corporation for Supportive Housing to release a new brief detailing how health centers can partner with local coordinated entry systems to prioritize the most vulnerable individuals for housing. “Health Centers and Coordinated Entry: How and Why to Engage With Local Homeless Systems” provides health center program … More

New Publication Offers Resources for Health Center & Housing Partnerships

Created in partnership with the Corporation for Supportive Housing, the National HCH Council’s new “Resources for Building Health Center & Housing Partnerships: Literature Review & Resource Bank” offers a user-friendly summary of evidence of the impact of supportive housing across different populations and outcomes. Surveying information ranging from peer-reviewed literature and white papers to program development resources and online data … More

Read the June Edition of Council News

Read the latest updates from the NHCHC in Council News. Our June edition features two new publications on health center partnerships; six ways to engage at HCH2017; new webinars on the value of Health Care for the Homeless and medical respite care financing; aid for organizing HCH Day events; and more!
Read Council News now, or visit our archives… More

Demonstrating Value: Measuring the Value and Impact of the Health Care for the Homeless Grantees

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 2-3 p.m. CDT
Demonstrating the value of health centers is a necessary element of sustainability and measuring benefit. How value is assessed can range from illustrating cost effectiveness and evaluating performance measures to ensuring access to reliable, high-quality, and equitable care.
The purpose of this … More