They're often homeless, with serious mental health and substance abuse issues, as well as chronic diseases like diabetes or congestive heart failure. Some of them account for more than 100 emergency room visits a year. These so-called "super-utilizers" — sometimes referred to as frequent fliers – are often at risk for early death. And they can put a strain on hospitals' emergency departments. The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System in Chicago has tested a solution to the problem: housing.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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