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Having a medical home – a trusted, reliable source of continuing health care – can ease the process for people leaving jail so that they’re less likely to return.
COCHS Advisory Committee Member
Departments of corrections and health providers from the community should join together in the common project of delivering high quality health care that protects prisoners and the public.
A Report of the Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons
By collaborating with community health centers, jails can be part of the solution to improving both public safety and public health.
—Keith Barton, M.D.
COCHS' Medical Director
STATES & JURISDICTIONS
Addressing Health Disparities
Among the Racial and EthnicPopulations in Jails
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