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Thursday, August 29 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Poster Session - Collaborating with Providers to Integrate Food Insecurity Screening in to Electronic Health Records

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When health care providers assess patients for food insecurity they can help overcome stigma, increase nutrition status of patients and potentially reduce preventable health conditions. Wirh WIC Innovation Grant funding, Tri-County Heath Department is offering small sub grants and training to providers to integrate the Hunger Vital SignsTM screening tool into their electronic health records (EHR). This initial pilot demonstrates interest among providers and the feasibility of food insecurity screening integration into EHRs.

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Greta Macey

Tri County Health Department
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Melanie Morrison

Tri-County Health Department
Melanie Morrison is a Registered Dietitian and Outreach Coordinator with Tri-County Health Department's (TCHD) WIC program in Colorado. She completed her Dietetic Internship with TCHD and worked as dietitian and supervisor at one of TCHD's WIC offices for five years. Currently, as... Read More →


Thursday August 29, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Colorado Rockies Ballroom
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