The Floating Hospital

Posted on February 4, 2021

To enable The Floating Hospital to update its electronic health records system to more efficiently capture and report data on Social Determinants of Health. TFH is the largest provider of healthcare to homeless families residing in New York City shelters. As such, they are in a unique position to capture information about the Social Determinants of Health that influence the well-being of this vulnerable population. TFH will publicly disseminate findings from this program to the broader field of service providers to the homeless to promote deeper understanding of the unique challenges that face homeless families, as well as the most effective methods for meeting those challenges. TFH is a diagnostic and treatment center and outpatient mental health clinic located in Long Island City, NY, which provides a broad range of medical, dental and mental health services via free van transportation to a largely medically underserved population, regardless of their insurance status and ability to pay.