The Effect of Patient Navigation on the Likelihood of Engagement in Clinical Care for HIV-Infected Individuals Leaving Jail

Authors Myers, J.J. , Dufour, M.K. , Koester, K.A. , Morewitz, M. , Packard, R. , et. al.

Date 2017

Keywords Health Equity, HIV/AIDS, Research and Evaluation Methods, US- based

An article from the American Journal of Public Health. Among individuals living with HIV who are released from prisons and jails each year, up to 95% experience a gap in services. This study examines the impact of patient navigation on access to care for this population. Based on study findings, the authors recommend standardizing this approach.