Providing the Stability of Housing Can Dramatically Change Health Care Utilization

Today, Spare Change News has published "Triage Tool Uses Health Care Info to House Homeless With Better Support Systems," an article by Kiera Murray that highlights how MHSA is targeting and housing chronically homeless individuals who are high utilizers of emergency services. "[MHSA's] triage and assessment tool is essential to provide an objective ranking to identify the most vulnerable individuals and get them into housing quickly, and to ensure the right resources are going to the right people," the article states. This tool demonstrates that the stability of housing can dramatically change health care utilization.

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