The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights. IN THE NEWSPrisoners With Hep C Get Cured In Some States But Not Others. Five. Thirty. Eight, October 1.
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As these new and expensive drugs become the norm for treatment, it. But how many, and how much it will cost, appears to vary dramatically, according to data from a study released last week. And even at discounted prices, most states will spend millions of dollars a year just treating the worst cases of hepatitis C among inmates.”How Does Incarceration Impact The Spread of HIV? The Body, October 1. Andrea Wirtz, Ph.
D., one of the study’s co- authors and an assistant scientist at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is quick to clarify that it’s not that HIV transmission is rampant within U. S. The availability of antiretroviral therapy in prison actually keeps the risk of transmission low behind bars. These interruptions mean they are no longer virally suppressed and thus are more at risk of transmission. But WNYC found at least 1. That’s just looking at crimes committed in the past five years, and not including offenders who already completed their sentences.”Improving Outcomes For Justice- Involved Individuals With Lessons From Veterans Programs. Health Affairs Blog, October 6, 2.
In other words, for incarcerated individuals with health care needs, there is rarely an adequate discharge plan. Developing discharge plans for reentering individuals who are Medicaid eligible can improve important health outcomes, save money, and reduce re- incarceration. An unusual combination of national programs. Josiah Rich is profiled in The Lancet (page 8) as part of their series on HIV and related infections in prisoners. Rich and other Center- affiliated staff and researchers have a piece in the series on the clinical care of incarcerated people with HIV, viral hepatitis, or tuberculosis. The Lancet series has sparked new conversation about the role incarceration plays in disrupting or limiting care for infectious diseases. The Washington Post covers this story, with comments from the Center’s Executive Director Brad Brockmann regarding the need to increase our focus on hepatitis C in incarcerated populations.
Dr. Brockmann have also been featured in the press discussing the. Rich and the Center’s Senior Research Assistant Alexandria Macmadu wrote a correctional health overview that focuses on correctional health as community health and the challenges of providing health care inside.