Access to stable, affordable and well-maintained housing is recognized as one of the most influential contributors to good health. Couple this fact with a healthcare system that is shifting towards value-based payments, many healthcare providers strive to address patients’ needs relating to social factors—such as housing—that influence health.
NYAM’s new report “What Housing Resources Exist for My Patients? A Guide for NYC Healthcare Providers” equips health professionals with an easy-to-use guide to help address their patients’ housing-related issues. Whether patients are struggling with a lack of housing affordability, stability or quality, this guide walks health professionals through the steps required to approach the problem and provides detail on resources in NYC that can help.