Homeless Persons

Perspectives of cancer and cancer screening among homeless adults of New York City shelter-based clinics: a qualitative approach.

Publication Date: 
Sep 11, 2015

PURPOSE: Millions of homeless Americans have lower cancer screening and higher cancer mortality rates. We explored perspectives and perceptions regarding cancer and cancer screening among homeless.

The potential for health-related uses of mobile phones and internet with homeless veterans: results from a multisite survey.

Publication Date: 
Sep 04, 2014

BACKGROUND: Addressing the health needs of homeless veterans is a priority in the United States, and, although information technologies can potentially improve access to and engagement in care, little is known about this population's use of information technologies or their willingness to us

New media use by patients who are homeless: the potential of mHealth to build connectivity.

Publication Date: 
Sep 04, 2013

BACKGROUND: Patients experiencing homelessness represent a disproportionate share of emergency department (ED) visits due to poor access to primary care and high levels of unmet health care needs.

[The analysis of a mobile mental health outreach team activity: from psychiatric emergencies on the street to practice of hospitalization at home for homeless people].

Publication Date: 
May 07, 2012

CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE: Since their creation in 2005 in France, mobile mental health outreach teams (EMPP) have been working to improve the health of the homeless who, for 30 to 50% of them, present severe mental disorders. Their missions are defined by ministerial circular's specifications.