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Stefan G. Kertesz, Kimberly Crouch, Jesse B. Milby, Robert E. Cusimano
Context: More than 350 communities in the United States have committed to ending chronic homelessness. One nationally prominent approach, Housing First, offers early access to permanent housing without requiring completion of treatment or, for...
Stefan G. Kertesz; Erika Laine Austin; Sally K. Holmes; David E. Pollio; Carol VanDeusen Lukas
Over the last 5 years, community policies in response to homelessness have shifted toward offering permanent housing accompanied by treatment supports, without requiring treatment success as a precondition. The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA...
Stefan G. Kertesz; Erika Laine Austin; Sally K. Holmes; David E. Pollio; Joseph E. Schumacher; Bert White; Carol VanDeusen Lukas
While most organizational literature has focused on initiatives that transpire inside the hospital walls, the redesign of American health care increasingly asks that health care institutions address matters outside their walls, targeting the health...
Erika Laine Austin; David E. Pollio; Sally Holmes; Joseph Schumacher; Bert White; Carol VanDeusen Lukas; Stefan Kertesz
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is transitioning to a Housing First approach to placement of veterans in permanent supportive housing through the use of rental vouchers, an ambitious organizational transformation. This qualitative study...
Stefan G. Kertesz, David E. Pollio, Richard N. Jones, Jocelyn Steward, Erin J. Stringfellow, Adam J. Gordon, Nancy K. Johnson, Theresa A. Kim, Shanette G. Daigle, Erika L. Austin, Alexander S. Young, Joya G. Chrystal, Lori L. Davis
Background: Homeless patients face unique challenges in obtaining primary care responsive to their needs and context. Patient experience questionnaires could permit assessment of patient-centered medical homes for this population,...
Joya G. Chrystal, Dawn L. Glover, Alexander S. Young, Fiona Whelan, Erika L. Austin, Nancy K. Johnson, David E. Pollio, Cheryl L. Holt, Erin Stringfellow, Adam J. Gordon, Theresa A. Kim, Shanette G. Daigle, Jocelyn L. Steward, Stefan G Kertesz
The delivery of primary care to homeless individuals with mental health conditions presents unique challenges. To inform healthcare improvement, we studied predictors of favorable primary care experience among homeless persons with mental health...