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Preparing and Responding to Natural Disasters: Health Care for the Homeless Perspectives

Presented by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 11 a.m-12 p.m. CDT
Join us for the first session in our CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises.”
With recent natural disasters striking major metropolitan areas, the need for preparedness and response discussions has drastically increased. Preparing our health centers, our … More

Call for Nominations for Our Board of Directors: Submissions Due March 13

Please help us identify outstanding leaders so that the National HCH Council may continue to grow and prosper in its work: nominate individuals to serve as Board members and guide our direction during this critical time in homeless health care. Board members are elected for two-year terms, with a two-term consecutive limit. Officers are elected for one-year terms.
Board elections … More

Don’t Forget: HCH2018 Conference Registration Is Open!

Join us in Minneapolis, MN from May 15-18 for our 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium! Register now to join hundreds of clinicians, consumers, administrators, and advocates from across the U.S. at HCH2018, “Working Together for Community.” In addition to intensive sessions on health care and homelessness, this exciting event includes four full-day Pre-Conference … More

Register for Our 2018 Spring Virtual Training!

Learn best practices and access critical case studies in disaster response and preparedness in the National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s free, CME-accredited 2018 Spring Virtual Training webinar series, “Responding to Crises,” from Feb. 28-Mar. 8.
Recent disasters have affected populations across the U.S., but they have had a particularly heavy impact on people without homes. HCH programs … More

Read the Latest Respite News

Respite News

The latest issue of Respite News is available now. The January 2018 edition features a call for listening session participants to discuss meaningful consumer engagement in medical respite; information on the Medical Respite Pre-Conference Institute at the 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium; RCPN Steering Committee nominations reminder; and much more!
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Don’t Forget: HCH2018 Consumer Subsidy Applications Due Feb. 23

All applications for the National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s consumer subsidies for the 2018 National HCH Conference & Policy Symposium must be submitted by Friday, February 23, 2018. These consumer subsidies will help towards the cost of registration, lodging, a meal stipend, and partial travel expenses to HCH2018 in Minneapolis, MN on May 15-18.
Eligible applicants are … More

Our Full HCH2018 Schedule is Available Now!

We are excited to announce that the full schedule for the 2018 National HCH Conference & Policy Symposium is now available! Explore the schedule for information on all conference proceedings, including Pre-Conference Institutes, Learning Labs, facilitated discussions, poster presentations, workshops, and more. This detailed resource provides session descriptions, a speaker index, a search function, as well as session locations and … More

Applications Open for Our John N. Lozier Scholarship for New Members!

Applications are open for the John N. Lozier Scholarship for New Members for our 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium! In just its second iteration, this scholarship honors the legacy of our founding Executive Director. If HCH2018 will be your first National HCH Conference, we invite you to apply for this scholarship which will support … More

New Healing Hands: Patient-Centered Care: Case Studies on End of Life

The Council’s latest Healing Hands examines Patient-Centered Care: Case Studies on End of Life. People without homes experience complex health needs that become increasingly difficult to manage when diagnosed with terminal illnesses. Caregivers must implement patient-centered palliative care methods and strategies that ensure the patient is at the center of the treatment process and are sensitive to relieving suffering … More

Read the January 2018 Edition of Council News: HCH2018 Is Coming

Council News

Read the latest updates from the National HCH Council in Council News. Our first issue of 2018 features information on HCH2018 registration, consumer subsidies, calls for award and steering committee nominations; and exhibition and sponsorship opportunities. Also included is a limited-time offer for new members of the Council (including both reduced introductory dues and two Conference … More

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