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American Academy of Physicians Assistants; Dave Andrews

Some people may simply associate the COVID-19 pandemic with more time spent working, studying, and playing at home. But for those who are without a home, the pandemic has been vastly different.

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WBUR; Lynn Jolicoeur

A new study has pinpointed a way to help predict homelessness among veterans before they leave the service.

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WCVB Chronicle Team

WCVB's Chronicle Team interviews BHCHP physician Jessie Gaeta, MD, and Consumer Advisory Board and Board member Derek Winbush about the importance of harm reduction. 

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On Dec 31, 2021 our dear friend Mary Richardson passed away. To learn more about her life and legacy, please click here. If you would like to make a donation in Mary's memory, please click here.  To read our tribute to Mary, please click here. 

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The Commonwealth Fund; Shannor Seervai

On the latest episode of The Dose, Pam Klein, who manages transgender services at the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, talks about how to provide health care to transgender people who lack housing.

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BHCHP

BHCHP's recommended action for Atkinson Street. 

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Kevin Cullen/Boston Globe

Dr. Jim O’Connell, who has tended to the homeless for decades, was at the shrine in Lourdes when he met Kevin Leary. Dr. Tom Durant, one of the great humanitarian doctors in the city, put the arm on O’Connell, insisting he take care of the sick who made the pilgrimage from Boston to France, hoping divine intervention would do what medical intervention could not.

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Boston Globe

“This is one of the things that I’m most proud of at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program — that we keep equity at the forefront of our clinical performance and data tracking. We made sure to disaggregate data by race, ethnicity, language, and gender identity to make sure we were tracking disparities in real time and in a way that’s actionable.” — Dr. Denise De Las Nueces, medical director, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

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The Boston Globe Editorial Board

Barry Bock, chief executive of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, the one health organization in Massachusetts with an AmeriCorps program in place now, says members have played an invaluable role in coordinating care and offering emotional support to patients.

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The Boston Globe Editorial Board

Barry Bock, chief executive of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, the one health organization in Massachusetts with an AmeriCorps program in place now, says members have played an invaluable role in coordinating care and offering emotional support to patients.

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