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Worth Reading: Health Care and Successful Re-entry  


Author:  Margaret R. Moreland, J.D., M.S.L.S..


Source: Volume 19, Number 01, November/December 2017 , pp.7-7(1)




Correctional Health Care Report

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Abstract: 

Can better health care inside prison reduce the recidivism rate among inmates after release? Our regular survey of important research findings reviews a new paper that seeks to answer that question. “Factors That Support Successful Transition to the Community Among Women Leaving Prison in British Columbia: A Prospective Cohort Study Using Participatory Action Research” by Patricia A. Janssen, Mo Korchinski, Sarah L. Desmarais, Arianne Y.K. Albert, Lara-Lisa Condello, Marla Buchanan, Alison Granger-Brown, Vivian R. Ramsden, Lynn Fels, Jane A. Buxton, Carl Leggo, and Ruth Elwood Martin,, published in CMAJ Open.

Keywords: Effect of good health on post-release reintegration into the community

Affiliations:  1: Pace University Law School.

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