This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
September 1, 2010 | Journal Article
An examination of the legal issues surrounding the taxation of employees? premiums for individual health insurance found that state and federal law are unclear as to ?cafeteria plans?? legality, and that implementation of health reform in 2014 will only partially resolve the confusion.
January 1, 2009 | Issue Brief
Can these plans be used to purchase medically-underwritten individual insurance?
May 31, 2000 | Program Results Report
From 1993 to 1996, the General Hospital Corporation, Boston, carried out a controlled study assessed tobacco sales to minors, youth access to tobacco, and youth tobacco use in six Massachusetts communities.
June 12, 2012 | Program Results Report
The Youth Advocacy Department of Massachusetts, the juvenile division of the state's public defender agency, developed a Web-based information system to help manage and assess the impact of its work representing young people in juvenile court.
June 8, 2012 | Journal Article
Findings from a thought leader dialogue outline important application in mental health and education research, with the aim to close the gap between research and practice.
June 30, 2003 | Program Results Report
Mediawrights, a communications strategy and production company, developed a videotape, a Web site and marketing materials to describe the experience of the Boston Strategy to Prevent Youth Violence.
July 24, 2002 | Program Results Report
The Boston Police Department developed a model truancy intervention program for middle and high school students in Boston and documented the program's development.
August 1, 2000 | Program Results Report
Harvard Law School directed five case studies of four cities that have made significant efforts to reduce youth violence or reform the juvenile justice system.
June 30, 1999 | Program Results Report
Join Together, Boston, produced a documentary video on Boston's comprehensive public-private sector strategy (called the Boston Strategy) to reduce youth violence and homicide.