Entries by Medicalistics

A Unified View

According to data collected by The Marshall Project and the Associated Press, one in five state and federal inmates has tested positive for coronavirus—that’s four times the infection rate of the US general population.1 Not only are those numbers alarming, but inmates also suffer disproportionate rates of mental illness, substance use disorder, and chronic illness compared to the general population. Many do not have health insurance, nor do they receive adequate healthcare. The need for effective and efficient correctional healthcare services—with a whole-health, mind-body approach—is a public health issue. Additionally, how inmates reintegrate back to the general population must be seamless so proper transitions of care can take place.

Improve Care in Corrections

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EHR Replacement

Whether looking to buy your first EHR, seeking to replace your existing EHR, or consolidating EHRs to a single, integrated solution, this guide will help you in the process. Use these ten steps to help your correctional facility find the best EHR for your billing, reporting, and patient care needs.

Buyers Guide For Corrections Checklist

Selecting an EHR partner for your correctional health facility can be challenging. Whether you’re looking for your first system or adopting a new one, there are several key considerations to take into account. Download the following to aggregate various features and services, assess your needs, and learn what NextGen Healthcare has to offer.

Integrated Care

Integrated care is the future of healthcare–a model and strategy necessary for correctional facilities to deliver comprehensive care to their patient population. Yet true integrated care has been difficult to achieve. Going forward, the challenge will be using technology to overcome the barriers to more holistic care.
people emerging from the criminal justice system, and analysis and understanding of all these factors and players is a complex task, so improvements can be seen in recidivism in the population.

Healthworks

Correctional systems everywhere face the challenge of reducing recidivism in the population to improve outcomes for criminal justice, enhance our communities, and reduce costs to society. Recidivism has been very difficult to define, and data collection and analysis around this issue has been challenging. Successful re-entry into the community involves the partnership of many organizations and individuals in support of
people emerging from the criminal justice system, and analysis and understanding of all these factors and players is a complex task, so improvements can be seen in recidivism in the population.

Mitigating Healthcare Related Litigation

Hiring nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals is often challenging in the best circumstances. Taking a job at a jail or prison can be daunting for many healthcare professionals, and certainly fails to qualify as the best circumstances for many people

Healthcare Worker Appreciation and Discounts

Covid-19 has reshaped this country and while many of us are still struggling to adjust to the new landscape, many others are still reporting in person for work each day. Here are some discounts for healthcare workers to show the appreciation and debt we owe to them.

Self-Care and Covid 19

It is easy to get swept away by external events outside of our control, especially these days. Making it understandable why most of us are neglecting the most important thing we have.