Health Care for the Homeless will use a $50,000 grant from a large insurer to collect data on its clients that it hopes will help improve programming.
UnitedHealthcare of Maryland presented the grant to the non-profit Thursday at its headquarters clinic downtown.
The money will be used to track hospitalization and incarceration rates of people in the non-profit's supportive housing program - which gives support to homeless as they transition into homes of their own.
Data will also be collected on client's engagement with medical, mental health and addiction treatment plans.
Accurate data on homelessness is hard to get because of the challenge in tracking a...