Using Patient-Centered Mobile Health Care to Serve Chronically Homeless Individuals

Mobile health programs are one way that organizations can bring critical health services directly to patients where they live and work. Public Health – Seattle & King County uses a mobile health program to connect unsheltered and chronically homeless individuals to medical, dental, and mental health services…

Using a Cultural Lens to Deliver Health Services: The Medically Trained Cultural Liaison Model

Community health centers strive to be responsive to the needs of their patients. By recognizing that behaviors and beliefs are often influenced by culture, language, and social interactions, health centers can better design and deliver services that meet the needs of individuals, families, and their communities. La Maestra Community Health Centers aim to be responsive to their patients’ needs by integrating a Medically Trained Cultural Liaison model…

Supporting Farmworkers Every Step of the Way with Healthcare Case Management

When you access health care, what is your path? How would this path be different if you could not speak the language? What if you did not own a car or could not read public transportation signs? What if going to the doctor meant that you would lose a day of paid work? Accessing health care can be difficult. These challenges make it even more difficult…

Innovative Outreach Practices Reports

Since its inception in 2002, the Innovative Outreach Practices Report has become a hallmark of HOP’s information services to outreach programs nationwide. This report provides a platform for organizations to showcase their outreach efforts, share their ideas and...

National Outreach Guidelines

Outreach is a critical function of health centers serving underserved populations. In 2000, Health Outreach Partners (HOP) developed its Farmworker Outreach Program Guidelines based on 30 years of experience providing direct outreach services to migrant and seasonal...