New research that found less than a quarter of New Zealanders account for more than 80% of social costs, such as crime and welfare payments, will be a "huge boost" to tackling problems, its lead researcher says.
The 9th Annual Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health in Baltimore, Maryland highlighted the positive impact of criminal justice and public health collaborations, successful community transition programs post release and how implementation science can improve inmate health
Precious Bedell is devoted to improving the lives of people affected by incarceration.
Dr. Warren J. Ferguson calls mass incarceration a problem of historic proportions and shares with Family Medicine educators how they can be a part of changing the cycle of criminal justice involvement during the final plenary at the STFM Annual Spring Conference May 4.
Connecticut is expanding a methadone treatment to prisoners over the next year. The medical director of the Connecticut Department of Corrections says their goal is to treat 1,000 prisoners per year at an estimated cost of $4 million.
New York's Assembly has proposed Medicaid coverage for high-need state prison and local jail inmates starting 30 days before their release.