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Health Network: A Care Coordination Program for Mobile Patients
Friday, May 04, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM EST
Category: Webinar

FACHC WEBINAR - Friday, May 4th 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm EST

Health Network: A Care Coordination Program for Mobile Patients

Health Network, a program of the Migrant Clinician's Network, assures case management and continuity of care for mobile or highly transient patients, by providing “Bridge case management”, medical record transfers, language interpretation, health education and other direct support. Enrollment is quick and easy, and services are subsidized for FQHCs under a cooperative agreement with HRSA. We'll explore causes and healthcare impacts of high mobility and housing instability, and learn how FQHCs can use Health Network to ensure positive health outcomes for their most vulnerable patients. 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of the webinar participants will be able to describe: 
• Economic and social factors contributing to increased mobility and housing instability among Florida FQHC patients 
• Impact of mobility on healthcare access, quality, and outcomes 
• The central importance of care coordination for mobile and vulnerable populations 
• The goals, activities, criteria and enrollment process for Health Network 
Laszlo Madaras, MD is the Co-Chief Medical Officer for Migrant Clinicians Network. He earned his MD and Masters in Public Health from Tufts School of Medicine, and since 1996 has worked at the Keystone Health Center, an FQHC in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, where he was the Medical Director for four years. Dr. Madaras is a part-time hospitalist, as well as the Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Pennsylvania State University. He’s worked extensively with refugees along the Congo/Rwandan and Hungary/Yugoslavia borders and was an Albert Schweitzer Fellow in pediatrics in Gabon, West Africa. 
Erin Kay Sologaistoa, M.A., has worked at FACHC since 2004, providing training and technical assistance to Florida’s federally qualified health centers and under-served communities in the areas of needs assessment, strategic planning, governance, operations, staff development, customer service and access to care for vulnerable populations. 
For more information contact [email protected] (850) 942-1822

Contact: Erin Sologaistoa