My guess is that they are looking for a way to validate drug testing as an acceptable screening tool for public housing. I'd actually want to see the rest of the paragraph in order to validate the statement to see where it is coming from and what conclusions are being drawn from that sentence, and that would give you a better idea of what the author is aiming for. Layla Heimlich Medstar Washington Hospital Center Sent with Good (www.good.com) -----Original Message----- From: Vugrin, Margaret [[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>] Sent: Friday, March 10, 2017 04:35 PM Eastern Standard Time To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Re: Help My guess what they mean is if we have a screening tool that can identify which candidates would be best served with housing opportunities. A lot of the homeless have mental health disorders so they might have to spend more funds getting the person diagnosed and treated and because of their illness more resources would need to be spent as the housing situation would be possibly a single patient location vs a group home as the person doesn't like to hang out with others Possibly… ---------------------------------------------------Margaret Vugrin, MSLS, AHIP 2017 Candidate in MPH Reference Librarian Texas Tech University Health Sciences Library 3601 4th, MS7781 Lubbock, TX 79430 [log in to unmask] P 806-743-2241 F 806-743-2218 On 3/10/2017, 2:51 PM, "Medical Libraries Discussion List on behalf of Truex, Eleanor" <[log in to unmask] on behalf ofhttps://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__Eleanor.Tr&d=DwIDaQ&c=RvBXVp2Kc-itN3g6r3sN0QK_zL4whPpndVxj8-bJ04M&r=-zTJZ3apsxfqaEtVNm8jGd2KggY5I7IPZC8ckvdWwIw&m=RUie3VA5WcjJIGxuPklC9X-Kd4vU3dUq7FHDcmZnSDc&s=oPwU930i7dBmFBX6_xO0OmWPeOzQQQm6Vc6_sChNccQ&e= [log in to unmask]> wrote: Question: how does one "spend a resource"? Eleanor Truex BSN, RN, MLIS Medical Librarian, Lakeshore Region THIS IS THE POWER OF COMPASSION. THIS IS PRESENCE. Presence Saint Joseph Hospital 2900 North Lake Shore Drive | Chicago, IL 60657 Office: 773.665.3038 Internal: 81.665.3038 Presence h Saint Francis Hospital 355 North Ridge Avenue | Evanston , IL 60202 Office: 847.316.2460 Internal: 81.847.2460 [log in to unmask] https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__presencehealth.org&d=DwIDaQ&c=RvBXVp2Kc-itN3g6r3sN0QK_zL4whPpndVxj8-bJ04M&r=-zTJZ3apsxfqaEtVNm8jGd2KggY5I7IPZC8ckvdWwIw&m=RUie3VA5WcjJIGxuPklC9X-Kd4vU3dUq7FHDcmZnSDc&s=GJ4TNIwk6NIftQ8JZefBPYRz2sxj7zDta-c4nKnI4yw&e= Connect with Presence Health Find a Doctor | Facebook | LinkedIn | Twitter | YouTube Sponsored by Presence Health Ministries -----Original Message----- From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Becker, Danielle A. Sent: Friday, March 10, 2017 2:42 PM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Help I have been asked to find resources to support this statement: "Communities across the nation are able to spend fewer resources while achieving better outcomes by using screening tools to identify homeless patients who would be ideal candidates for housing". Any suggestions? Thanks so much! Danielle A. Becker, MFA, MLIS Librarian & Library Supervisor Medical Library Services Hennepin County Medical Center 701 Park Avenue R2.206 Minneapolis, MN 55454 Tel: (612) 873-2714 ---------------------------------------------------------------------- MedStar Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare delivery system, the largest in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region. Nationally recognized for clinical quality in heart, orthopaedics, cancer and GI. IMPORTANT: This e-mail (including any attachments) may contain information that is private, confidential, or protected by attorney-client or other privilege. If you received this e-mail in error, please delete it from your system without copying it and notify sender by reply e-mail, so that our records can be corrected... Thank you. Help conserve valuable resources - only print this email if necessary.