September 21 - Housing and the Role of Hospitals


Housing and the Role of Hospitals

September 21, 2017

Noon – 1:00 p.m. ET | 11:00 a.m. – Noon CT 

Join the AHA for a new webinar on the latest resource in our social determinants of health series, “Housing and the Role of Hospitals,” a guide to address housing instability and its impact on health. With 1.48 million homeless individuals in the U.S., hospitals and health systems are joining together with communities to reduce homelessness. The webinar spotlights strategies Children’s Mercy Kansas City and University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System developed to recognize housing barriers as a priority health issue in their communities. The hospitals will share their journey of implementing programs to assist those in need of stable and secure living conditions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand housing instability
  • Learn ways to identify those experiencing housing instability
  • Outline strategies and programs to improve housing conditions
  • Explore opportunities for partnerships with the community


  • Margo Quiriconi, Director of Community Health Initiatives, Strategic Planning, Children’s Mercy Kansas City
  • Stephen B. Brown, Director of Preventive Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
  • Moderator: Vincent Tufo, Chief Executive Officer, Charter Oak Communities




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