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St. Michael’s Academic FHT expanding poverty treatment program

May 25 – St. Michael’s Academic Hospital Family Health Team’s focus on treating poverty as a root cause of poor health continues to grow as profiled in the Toronto Star. The innovative process starts from screening for poverty during admission through to potential visits with an income security health promoter, social worker or lawyer and can include a prescription for children’s books. To further enhance their services, an employment program for patients is also being developed.

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