Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 18, issue 3, P665-674 2007 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2007.0052 View full text
Kimberly R. Jacob Arriola, Ronald L. Braithwaite, Elizabeth. Holmes, Renata M. Fortenberry

Abstract: This study explores whether being met at the gate by a case manager is associated with more health-seeking behavior during the six months post-release among HIV-infected inmates transitioning from the facility to the community. Case managers documented whether clients were met at the gate upon release. Clients (N=226) underwent a structured interview at approximately six months post-release. One hundred and four clients were met at the gate upon release (46%). Results indicate that clients who were met at the …

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