Testing the Impact of a Referral Program to Link Probationers to Primary Care Evidence Brief

Overview

The Delaware Culture of Health Project aimed to increase healthcare access for the probation population by aligning health and social service systems. 

Key elements of the intervention included:

  • a health navigator in the probation office to screen and refer probationers
  • a cross-system “change team” to connect and empower multiple agencies
  • an informational resource guide with health-related information
  • a monetary incentive

Read how these strategies were associated with an increase in the proportion of individuals accessing care through a primary care physician. The brief reviews what solution was tested, the research findings and recommendations for action based on this evidence. 

Details

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Research Briefs
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Date:
08/24/2020

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