North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

Fact Sheet from the Frequent Users of Health Services Initiative

Hospital emergency departments and inpatient services are inundated with large numbers of patients, many of whom have complex, unmet needs not effectively or efficiently dealt with in high-cost, acute care settings. The Frequent Users of Health Services Initiative’s goal was to create a more responsive system that would proactively address patient needs, produce better outcomes, and free up emergency department resources for acute medical crises.
 
Read the Initiative's fact sheet here.
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