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  • Chronic Care Clinics: Protocols and Clinic Procedures

    Chronic care clinic procedures and protocols are provided for the following areas: cardiovascular, diabetes mellitus, gastrointestinal, hypertensio
  • Prison Health Care: Youthful Offenders Sentenced as Adults [Lesson Plans]

    Information and resources that address the unique challenges of providing health services to youthful offenders are provided through this 20-hour t
  • Correctional Health Care: Guidelines for the Management of an Adequate Delivery System

    A comprehensive reference that provides guidance in the provision of health services to inmates is presented.
  • Understanding Managed Behavioral Health Care in Community Corrections [Videoconference Held July 17, 2002]

    This program addresses behavior health care services for offenders under community supervision.
  • Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 2002

    Contents of these proceedings include:
  • Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, February 2004

    Contents of these proceedings include: meeting highlights; Domestic Preparedness and the Impact on Large Jails by Sue Menser; meeting participants
  • LJN Exchange, Annual Issue 2004; Large Jail Network Exchange, Annual Issue 2004

    This issue includes: Foreword, by Richard Geaither, National Institute of Corrections Jails Division; You Can Do It: Putting an End to Pharmacy Cos
  • Reduce Costs, Lower Risks, Enhance Healthcare Services: The Promise of Effective Pharmaceutical Management [Satellite/Internet Broadcast]

    As jurisdictions across the nation attempt to do more with less, the effects of pharmacy management today will have long lasting and costly effects
  • Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender Nonconforming People

    “The overall goal of the SOC [Standards of Care] is to provide clinical guidance for health professionals to assist transsexual, transgender, and g
  • Opportunities for Cost Savings in Corrections Without Sacrificing Service Quality: Inmate Health Care

    “This report lays out ways that departments of corrections can consider to reduce inmate medical costs without affecting high standards for inmate
  • Turning to telemedicine for prisoners' mental health treatment

    Indeed, it's not just prisoners being treated for mental illness who feel a stigma—it's also their providers.

  • BOP Health Management Resources

    This page supports the objectives of the Correctional Officers Health and Safety Act of 1998, which requires that the Attorney General and the Secr

  • Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS)

    Since its beginning Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS) has worked to bridge the gap between correctional and community provide

  • National Commission on Correctional Health Care

    The mission of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care is to improve the quality of health care in jails, prisons and juvenile confinem

  • Health Care after Incarceration

    Most people leaving prison have at least one chronic problem with physical health, mental health, or substance use (Mallik-Kane and Visher 2008).

  • Mass Incarceration Threatens Health Equity in America

    Mass incarceration disproportionately impacts lower-income communities, communities of color, and persons with disabilities, creating a barrier to

  • Pharmaceuticals in State Prisons: How departments of corrections purchase, use, and monitor prescription drugs

    In an effort to better understand the role of pharmaceuticals in the state correctional setting and budget, and in a state’s overall health care st

  • Jails: Inadvertent Health Care Providers

    During 2015, the latest year for which data are available, there were 10.9 million admissions to these correctional facilities, which hold individu

  • Identifying High-Priority Needs to Reduce Mortality in Correctional Facilities

    While some level of in-custody deaths are inevitable - for example, the passing of elderly inmates from old age - certain types of mortality are hi

  • Using Jail to Enroll Low-Income Men in Medicaid

    This report describes the implementation and outcomes of a pilot study in Connecticut to enroll people who were arrested and detained pretrial into

  • NCCHC - Patient Safety 2016

    Patient safety systems use redundancy (double checking) procedures to minimize errors and prevent adverse and near-miss clinical events.

  • Using Telehealth for Behavioral Health in the Criminal Justice System

    This article explains how the use of telehealth - the interactive electronic exchange of information for diagnosis, treatment, support, or care man

  • NCCHC - Pregnancy and Postpartum Care in Correctional Settings

    Approximately 6% to 10% of incarcerated women are pregnant on any given day, and it is estimated that as many as 1,400 women per year give birth wh

  • Ageing in imprisonment - Summary report

    This report summarises the proceedings of the two-day meeting the ICRC organised in December 2016 on the needs of older prisoners.