Donna Biederman, associate professor, and colleagues were recently interviewed for "The Measure of Everyday Life," a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. You can listen to their 30-minute interview "The intersection of health and housing" here.
Donna Biederman, associate professor, along with research colleagues Emily Carmody from the North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness and Mina Silberberg from Duke University School of Medicine, recently hosted an all-day research symposium.
Donna Biederman, associate professor; and Christian Douglas, senior statistician; recently published an article entitled "Identifying Patients Experiencing Homelessness in an Electronic Health Record and Assessing Qualification for Medical Respite: A Five-Year Retrospective Review" in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
Donna Biederman, associate professor; and Susan Little, DNP '17 and consulting associate; recently earned their certification in public health (CPH).
This credential is awarded by the National Board of Public Health Examiners, is the mark of a public health professional and is recognized as a national board certification by the NC Board of Nursing.
Donna Biederman, associate professor; and Christian Douglas, senior statistician; recently published an article entitled "Health care utilization following a homeless medical respite pilot program" in Public Health Nursing.
Donna Biederman, associate professor, recently published an article entitled "Joining Forces: The Benefits and Challenges of Conducting Regulatory Research With a Policy Advocate" in Housing Policy Debate. Co-authors include Mina Silberberg of Duke University and Emily Carmody of the North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness.
Donna Biederman, associate professor, recently gave an oral presentation entitled "Mission Possible: Flexibility and Opportunity in Researching Tenancy Support Services for People in Permanent Supportive Housing" at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2019 Annual Leadership Institute.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is the nation's largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health. They support research and programs targeting some of America's most pressing health issues from substance abuse to improve access to quality health care.
Donna Biederman, associate professor, was recently an invited guest facilitator at the Duke Law School Winter Session Course “Designing Creative Legal Solutions." The course utilized Design Thinking concepts to facilitate creative solutions around housing eviction.
Biederman was invited based on her work at the intersection of housing and health and her current CTSI funded study exploring the mental and physical health correlates of eviction from public housing.
Health care delivery in the United States is undergoing a paradigm shift, and Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and Duke University Health System (DUHS), are on the forefront of that shift. Following a trend begun over the last several years by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), private insurers are starting to move away from fee-for-service and toward value-based care. This change in payer model parallels a shift toward a population health approach to health care.
Donna Biederman was invited as a presenter and panelist at the National Health Care for the Homeless Council 2018 "Exploring the Future of Medical Respite" Symposium, the first national symposium specific to medical respite care for persons experiencing homelessness. She led90-minuteute workshop entitled "Collecting, Tracking, and Reporting Data for Medical Respite: Tricks of the Trade" and was a panelist for a 90-minute seminar, "Just Do It: Starting Small in Medical Respite."