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Hot Spotter

Alex Harocopos, Bennett Allen, Sarah Glowa-Kollisch, Homer Venters, Denise Paone, Ross Macdonald
A cohort of frequently incarcerated individuals in the New York City jail system was identified through "hot spotting" analysis. This group demonstrated higher levels of substance use, mental illness, and homelessness than the general jail population, and was typically incarcerated on minor criminal charges. To understand this population better, in-depth interviews (n = 20) were conducted at three Rikers Island correctional facilities with people who had entered the jail system at least 18 times in a six-year period...
2017: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Hemal K Kanzaria, Jerome R Hoffman
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January 2017: Journal of General Internal Medicine
Ross MacDonald, Fatos Kaba, Zachary Rosner, Allison Vise, David Weiss, Mindy Brittner, Molly Skerker, Nathaniel Dickey, Homer Venters
OBJECTIVES: We used "hot spotting" to characterize the persons most frequently admitted to the New York City jail system in 2013. METHODS: We used our Correctional Health Services electronic health record to identify 800 patients admitted in 2013 who returned most since November 2008. We compared them to a randomly selected control group of 800 others admitted in 2013, by using descriptive statistics and cross-tabulations, including data through December 2014. RESULTS: The frequently incarcerated individuals had a median of 21 incarcerations (median duration 11 days), representing 18‚ÄČ713 admissions and $129 million in custody and health costs versus $38 million for the controls...
November 2015: American Journal of Public Health
Melissa Dattalo, Stephanie Nothelle, Sean Tackett, Marc Larochelle, Fernanda Porto-Carreiro, Eunice Yu, Laura A Hanyok
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September 2014: Journal of General Internal Medicine
Atul Gawande
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