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How Vulnerable is the Homeless Population to COVID-19? Results from a National Study

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), recently completed analysis of electronic health records (EHR) for individuals with indications of a history of homelessness. Using EHR data, the research describes the prevalence rates of chronic health conditions among more than 50,000 individuals experiencing homelessness. The project found that people experiencing homelessness have significantly greater prevalence of major chronic health conditions compared to the general population. This webinar will include findings on the health care conditions as well as health services utilization among people experiencing homelessness, including: -Prevalence of chronic health conditions associated with higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19 -Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) utilization and other co-occurring behavioral health conditions among individuals with opioid use disorder who are experiencing homelessness, including:

-Prevalence of chronic health conditions associated with higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19

-Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) utilization and other co-occurring behavioral health conditions among individuals with opioid use disorder who are experiencing homelessness

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Date:
August 18
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm