Harsh Medicine

Number 22627
Subject Prisons
Source New York Times
State NY
Year 2005
Publication Date 2/27/2005; 2/28/2005; 03/01/2005; 04/04/2005; 05/11/2005; 06/10/2005; 08/01/2005; 12/26/2005
Summary In New York ,Prison Health,Inc., was the health care provider for pre-trial detainees and troubled youths at Rikers Island and inside the city Juvenile Justice Department. It is also the largest company responsible for medical and mental health care in American jails. However, Prison Health was operating illegally in New York and also was responsible for multiple deaths due to its providing of inadequate medical or mental heath care.
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Pages 49
Keywords health care;prisons;mental health care;medical health care; Prison Health,Inc.
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