Navigation Links
Prisoner HIV program leads to continuum of medical care after release
Date:5/7/2008

al workers meet with prospective clients within 90 days of their release date to formulate a discharge plan and provide the ex-offender with 18 months of intensive case management after prison release. In addition to encouraging the continuum of medical care, Project Bridge links participants with community resources that help them find housing, employment, transportation, and other social services.

This particular study focused on a total of 59 participants who were enrolled in Project Bridge during the reporting period, May 2003 to December 2005. At baseline:

  • 86 percent reported living in unstable housing (e.g. - on the streets, in shelters, in abandoned building)
  • 97 percent reported a history of substance abuse and/or binge drinking
  • 50 percent reported needing addiction treatment
  • 34 percent reported being on psychiatric medication

Researchers found that despite high levels of addiction and mental health disorders, 95 percent of the participants in the program were retained in medical care throughout the 18 months. Furthermore, 46 percents secured housing, 71 percent were linked to mental health care, and 51 percent were linked to addiction services.

Ninety-five percent adherence rate is excellent for any population, but considering the complex needs of HIV positive ex-offenders, this is quite remarkable, says Zaller.

Project Bridge began in 1996 when The Miriam Hospital applied for a Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) grant, which is part of the Ryan White Care Act. In conjunction with the HIV specialty care within the prison that Miriam Hospital physicians were already providing, Holmes launched the program in 1997 with the primary goal of retaining HIV positive ex-offenders in medical care through social stabilization.

Holmes credits the use of professional social workers with making a difference when it comes to the programs effecti
'/>"/>

Contact: Jessica Collins Grimes
jgrimes2@lifespan.org
401-432-1328
Lifespan
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. NicOx Announces U.S. Phase 2a Results for PF-03187207 and Gives an Update on Continuing NO-prostaglandin Program
2. Making the Outdoors Safer for Communities: the American Academy of Dermatology Announces 2008 AAD Shade Structure Program Grant Recipients
3. Research program focuses on genetic mutations and cancer risk
4. National Marrow Donor Program(R) Kicks off National Awareness Campaign
5. Wal-Mart Launches Phase Three of $4 Prescription Program
6. Andre Agassi College Preparatory School Welcomes YoNaturals Healthy Vending Program
7. Home Monitoring Program Improves Outcomes for Heart Patients
8. Complimentary Excerpt of Employee Engagement: Programs and Activities that Work Available from Best Practices
9. Sharing Miracles Television Program to Feature Leave it to Beaver Star Jerry Mathers
10. Bumble Bee Foods Launches BeeWell Miles; An Interactive Health and Wellness Program Benefitting the Y-Me National Breast Cancer Foundation
11. New York Times Best Selling Author Dr. Roy Vartabedian to Endorse New YoNaturals Kids Healthy Vending Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2014)... More than 200 Lipitor lawsuit ( http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/ ... that continues to progress in the U.S. District Court, ... , A federal Case List published on August 15th ... medication by plaintiffs who developed Type 2 diabetes allegedly ... failed to adequately warn patients and their doctors about ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay ... American aid workers successfully cured a group of monkeys infected ... The drug, ZMapp, prompted recovery in all 18 monkeys who ... five days after infection. ZMapp even cured monkeys with ... away from death, said study senior author Gary Kobinger, chief ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 As well ... training, Derek is currently pursuing counselor certification in Louisiana. ... advance through the CPI training program as well as ... I have grown both personally and professionally. I ... I am competently able to do so. As ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... York (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 ... retrieve, organize and analyze biological and genetic data. ... the activity of developing software tools to generate ... to be confused with biological computation. While bioinformatics ... understanding of biology can its related concepts, biological ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Registration ... For The Warriors® 5K and 1-Mile Race to be held ... at The Plaza Court Yard at Harmon Meadow in Secaucus, ... For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a ... for our service members and our military families. , General ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:South Carolina Litigation Adds 200 Lipitor Lawsuits in a Month, as Plaintiffs File Suits Alleging New-Onset Diabetes, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:South Carolina Litigation Adds 200 Lipitor Lawsuits in a Month, as Plaintiffs File Suits Alleging New-Onset Diabetes, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans 2Health News:Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans 3Health News:Narconon Louisiana Announces New Certifications For Staff 2Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 2Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 3Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 4Health News:Hope For The Warriors New Jersey Run to Honor Wounded and Families of the Fallen 2
... For the first time, universal standards to guide ... labels to reflect how patients read and understand medication ... labels can vary significantly from pharmacy to pharmacy, even ... the safe use of medications. The new standards, developed ...
... hills . . . They might get a pedestrian ... someone in an electric wheelchair, they could mean terrain ... To address this problem, researchers at the Florida A&M ... technology that will enable electric-powered wheelchairs to detect hazardous ...
... into a collaborative agreement with Veridex LLC to establish ... cell (CTC) technologies. The overall goal of the agreement ... and characterizing CTCs, solid tumor cells found at extremely ... key to noninvasive characterization of cancer and potentially to ...
... and other developing countries is seasonal, linked to farm ... according to an international team of researchers from Uganda ... approach to this problem is prevention. "Hydrocephalus in infants ... Steven Schiff, the Brush Chair professor of engineering and ...
... a clear association of tuberculosis with lung cancer remains ... January issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology ... among people with tuberculosis. Researchers at China Medical ... patients covered under the country,s National Health Insurance (NHI) ...
... Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Two to three times more ... and New Year,s than over comparable periods of time during ... on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The agency also noted ... an impaired driver, compared to 28 percent for the rest ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Universal standards proposed for prescription container labels to help reduce medication misuse 2Health News:Universal standards proposed for prescription container labels to help reduce medication misuse 3Health News:FSU researchers helping electric-wheelchair users move more easily 2Health News:FSU researchers helping electric-wheelchair users move more easily 3Health News:Mass. General enters collaboration to develop new approach to capturing circulating tumor cells 2Health News:Infant hydrocephalus, seasonal and linked to farm animals in Uganda 2Health News:Infant hydrocephalus, seasonal and linked to farm animals in Uganda 3Health News:Infant hydrocephalus, seasonal and linked to farm animals in Uganda 4Health News:Study finds evidence of increased lung cancer risk among tuberculosis patients 2Health News:Holiday Drinking Raises Death Toll on U.S. Roads, Experts Warn 2
(Date:9/1/2014)... , Sept. 1, 2014 Reportbuyer.com ... Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices ... https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2343455/Brazil-Aesthetic-Lasers-and-Energy-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2020.html Brazil Aesthetic Lasers ... Summary GlobalData,s new report, ... to 2020", provides key market data on the ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... , Sept. 1, 2014 ... report is available in its catalogue: ... 2024 http://www.reportlinker.com/p02280919/Antibody-Drug-Conjugates-Market-2nd-Edition-2014---2024.html ... a new class of therapeutic agents, gaining increasing ... Generally addressed as the marriage of an antibody ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Sept. 1, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces that ... its catalogue:  Drug Discovery Technologies - A ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p02349116/Drug-Discovery-Technologies---A-Global-Market-Overview.html The development of new ... requires extensive expenditure, in addition to consuming a ... a new drug involves the utilizing high-throughput screening ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 2Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 3Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 4Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 5Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 6Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 7Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 8Brazil Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 9Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 2Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 3Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 4Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 5Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 6Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 7Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 8Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 9Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 10Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 11Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 12Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 13Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 14Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 15Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 16Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 17Antibody Drug Conjugates Market (2nd Edition), 2014 - 2024 18Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 2Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 3Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 4Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 5Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 6Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 7Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 8Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 9Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 10Drug Discovery Technologies - A Global Market Overview 11
... Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA ), a ... its preliminary unaudited sales range for the third quarter ... full year 2010. A conference call to discuss these ... on October 25, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time ...
... Oct. 23 Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... from its two fidaxomicin Phase 3 trials in patients ... 48th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of ... oral presentation, investigator Derrick Crook, M.D., of the University ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sinovac Announces Preliminary Unaudited Third Quarter 2010 Sales Range and Revises Full Year 2010 Sales Expectations 2Sinovac Announces Preliminary Unaudited Third Quarter 2010 Sales Range and Revises Full Year 2010 Sales Expectations 3Sinovac Announces Preliminary Unaudited Third Quarter 2010 Sales Range and Revises Full Year 2010 Sales Expectations 4Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Combined Data From Fidaxomicin Phase 3 Trials for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Presented at IDSA 2Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Combined Data From Fidaxomicin Phase 3 Trials for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Presented at IDSA 3Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Combined Data From Fidaxomicin Phase 3 Trials for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Presented at IDSA 4Optimer Pharmaceuticals Announces Combined Data From Fidaxomicin Phase 3 Trials for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Presented at IDSA 5
... stereopsis from 800 to 40 ... young as 2 years of ... from left to right., ,Randot ... Book #1: 200 & 100 ...
... The Standard for Stereo Depth Perception. ... 1200 sec or arc) and Fine ... Circle Test (800 to 40 sec ... (400 to 100 sec of arc), ...
The Emit Phenytoin Assay is a homogeneous enzyme immunoassay for use in the quantitative analysis of phenytoin in human serum or plasma....
The Emit 2000 Phenytoin Assay is a homogeneous enzyme immunoassay for use in the quantitative analysis of phenytoin in human serum or plasma. Kits are conveniently packaged in Olympus Reagent Cartrid...
Medicine Products: