Testing the Impact of a Referral Program to Link Probationers to Primary Care
The CDHS research team, led by Dr. Dan O'Connell, Dr. Christy Visher, and Dr. Patricia Becker, "tested a linkage and referral to
healthcare intervention for individuals on probation...The Delaware Culture of Health Project aimed to increase healthcare access for the probation population by aligning health and social service systems in a busy, urban probation office in New Castle County, Delaware."
The findings of "this study suggests that having screening and referral services at probation offices may increase the likelihood that probationers attend a healthcare appointment."
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This study was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Systems for Action.