Implementing food insecurity screening in high-risk pediatric clinic
We were not screening for food insecurity in our pediatric resident clinic until July 2018, when it came to our attention that is an important social determinant of health so we implemented the hunger vitals signs screener for all patients at their well-child visits, along with various appropriate responses (from referral to SNAP to distribution of emergency food bag)
Healthcare Disparities / Population Health
Keeport, Melissa and Digiovanni, Steve, "Implementing food insecurity screening in high-risk pediatric clinic" (2018). Maine Medical Center Residents and Fellows. 2.