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Posted May 1, 2018
NCCHC has updated its position statement on Management of Noncancer Chronic Pain, calling for this common patient complaint to be addressed similar to other chronic medical conditions—recognized as a multifactorial, complex entity and evaluated and managed relying on national guidelines adapted for correctional use.
Posted Apr 18, 2018
A new opinion piece suggests that surgical disease among the incarcerated is poorly documented.
Posted Feb 20, 2018
What is known about inmates with serious mental illness: the crimes they commit, incarceration-related costs and effective strategies to reduce recidivism?
Posted Jan 24, 2018
Analysis of 81 RFPs for jail health care services reveals wide variation in health care programs, health spending and reentry services.
Posted Dec 4, 2017
42% of cancer cases in the U.S. occur due to modifiable risk factors including smoking, excess weight and alcohol, according to an American Cancer Society study.