Donna Biederman

Biederman, Douglas and Colleagues Publish Article in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved

christian douglasDonna 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.

Biederman Presents at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2019 Annual Leadership Institute

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. 

Biederman Facilitates Duke Law School's Winter Session Course

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.  

Bringing Population Health into Focus

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.

Biederman Presents at the National Health Care for the Homeless Council 2018 Symposium

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."

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