Health Care

The Business Case for Domestic Violence Programs in Health Care Settings

The Business Case for Domestic Violence Programs in Health Care Settings includes:

  • A PowerPoint presentation targeted at health care decision-makers and administrators that makes the case for domestic violence intervention programs. This presentation provides information about the health impact of abuse, the related health care costs and make a persuasive argument about the potential to cut these costs with domestic violence intervention programs.
  • Presentation References
  • Return on Investment Tool: An excel-based program Return on Investment Tool helps analyze the cost and potential benefits of implementing a comprehensive domestic violence response program within health settings. The program promotes quality of care by using evidence to support key changes in infrastructure to care for victims of violence and promotes future outcomes research by offering a model to track and assess clinical improvement goals based on improved patient health and safety.

 

Developed by Futures Without Violence, formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund, and Physicians for A Violence Free Society, in collaboration with an expert advisory committee of health care, managed care leaders, purchasers, clinicians, researchers and domestic violence advocates these materials are an invaluable tool for anyone working in a health care setting!