- Hoptel equalizes length of stay for homeless and domiciled inpatientsJ McGuire
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Community Care Line, Research and Clinical Center, and University of California at Los Angeles Department of Social Welfare, 90073, USA
Med Care 38:1003-10. 2000..Because the hoptel allowed homeless patients to be discharged when medically indicated, we hypothesized no significant differences in lengths of stay between the 2 groups after adjustment for severity of illness...
- Expanding service delivery: does it improve relationships among agencies serving homeless people with mental illness?James McGuire
Department of Veterans Affairs Northeast Program Evaluation Center, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 29:243-56. 2002..The study identifies an effective bottom-up resource-based approach to services integration...
- Patient and program predictors of 12-month outcomes for homeless veterans following discharge from time-limited residential treatmentJames McGuire
Department of Veterans Affairs, Northeast Program Evaluation Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 38:142-54. 2011....
- Health status, service use, and costs among veterans receiving outreach services in jail or community settingsJames McGuire
Department of Veterans Affairs Northeast Program Evaluation Center, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:201-7. 2003....
- Criminal history as a prognostic indicator in the treatment of homeless people with severe mental illnessJames F McGuire
Northeast Program Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs West Los Angeles Healthcare Center, Building 500, Room 6651, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
Psychiatr Serv 55:42-8. 2004..This study examined the clinical problems and treatment outcomes of homeless people with severe mental illness and a history of incarceration...
- How many social workers are needed in primary care? A patient-based needs assessment exampleJames McGuire
CHALENG Evaluation, West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center, CA 90073, USA
Health Soc Work 30:305-13. 2005..Social work staffing needed for highest acuity patients was estimated to be 61 percent higher than actual staffing available. The study presents a method of estimating staffing levels based on social needs reported by patients...
- Critical concerns in Iraq/Afghanistan war veteran-forensic interface: combat-related postdeployment criminal violenceShoba Sreenivasan
Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System Forensic Outreach Services, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 41:263-73. 2013..We offer a systematic approach toward the purpose of forensic case formulation that addresses whether combat duty/war zone exposure and associated clinical conditions are linked to criminal violence on return to civilian life...
- Access to primary care for homeless veterans with serious mental illness or substance abuse: a follow-up evaluation of co-located primary care and homeless social servicesJames McGuire
Department of Veterans Affairs Northeast Program Evaluation Center NEPEC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 36:255-64. 2009..Further research is needed to determine generalizability and longer term effects...
- Closing a front door to homelessness among veteransJames McGuire
Department of Veterans Affairs Northeast Program Evaluation Center, Los Angeles, USA
J Prim Prev 28:389-400. 2007..As this VA outreach program proceeds, examining the links among program assumptions, veteran needs and outcomes, and existing evaluation processes can help to maintain focus on homelessness prevention strategies...
- Risk factors for homelessness among women veteransDonna L Washington
Health and Equity at the VA Greater Los Angeles Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:82-91. 2010..Women veterans are three to four times more likely than non-veteran women to become homeless. However, their risk factors for homelessness have not been defined...
- Critical concerns in Iraq/Afghanistan war veteran-forensic interface: veterans treatment court as diversion in rural communitiesDaniel E Smee
GLA VA Medical Center, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 41:256-62. 2013..This article presents an overview of VTCs and discusses the role of forensic clinicians as stakeholders in this process...
- Chronic disease management for recently homeless veterans: a clinical practice improvement program to apply home telehealth technology to a vulnerable populationSonya Gabrielian
Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, VA Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
Med Care 51:S44-51. 2013..Peers were used to support patient participation...
- The quality of preventive medical care for homeless veterans with mental illnessJames McGuire
Veterans Affairs Northeast Program Evaluation Center NEPEC Project CHALENG Evaluation, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Healthc Qual 27:26-32. 2005..Modest differences in receiving prevention services between domiciled and recently homeless veterans suggest that targeted efforts are needed to facilitate access to needed medical services in this population...
- Residential environment and quality of life among seriously mentally ill residents of board and care homesAlvin S Mares
Northeast Program Evaluation Center 182, VA CT Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06156, USA
Community Ment Health J 38:447-58. 2002..Social functioning outside of the home may be enhanced by placing patients into a home with more beds, and/or a home located in a lower income neighborhood...