From "concierge" services to iPads connecting new parents with their babies in the nursery, Kojo explores some of the patient-centered ideas coming from health care innovation labs at local hospitals.
Headlines about rowdy groups of teens causing chaos on Metro trains have been catching eyes around the region. Many are concerned that the kids aren’t alright, but other say context is lacking from these stories. We talk with the former head of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services in the District – and current head of the Justice Policy Institute – about what works when it comes to keeping kids and young adults away from crime.
- Marc Schindler Executive Director, Justice Policy Institute
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