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Fixing housing issues can fix a host of larger problems

US News & Word Reports article by Gaby Galvin, The Home Base of Health, is a terrific example of how repairing a family’s home can improve health, increase school attendance, reduce energy burdens and and improve a number of other outcomes that are being studied. Check out the link in the article to Philadelphia’s population heath indicators and ranking.

4 Ways to Help Healthcare Organizations Improve Housing

By CHRISTOPHER CHENEY     JULY 11, 2018 for  HealthLeaders  

“Housing is increasingly considered as an essential element of health, and healthcare organizations could do more to improve housing with government incentives and financial support from Medicare and Medicaid.” read more here