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06/ 20/ 2017

NATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST AND ACTOR MARK COLLIE TO LAUNCH UNIQUE PRISON MUSIC EXPRESSION PROGRAM

NATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST AND ACTOR  MARK COLLIE TO LAUNCH UNIQUE PRISON MUSIC EXPRESSION PROGRAM
Country Music Veteran to Serve as Music Therapy Ambassador Mentoring Men & Women in Expressing Themselves Through Music 10-Week Pilot Launches this month in Two Tennessee Prisons BRENTWOOD, TN (June 20, 2017) - Corizon Health CEO Karey Witty today announced an innovative partnership with critically acclaimed country singer-songwriter Mark Collie to incorporat...

04/ 21/ 2017

CORIZON HEALTH ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BRENTWOOD, TN (April 20, 2017) – Corizon Health today announced the appointment of independent Directors Jeffrey D. Goldberg, Kenneth H. Paulus and Daniel S. Slipkovich to its Board of Directors, which comes as a result of the company’s recapitalization announced earlier this week. The five-member Board comprises the three independent appointees, a...

04/ 17/ 2017

CORIZON HEALTH COMPLETES RECAPITALIZATION

BRENTWOOD, TN (April 17, 2017) – Corizon Health (“Corizon” or the “Company”), the nation’s leading correctional healthcare company, announced today that it has completed a recapitalization providing the Company with significant liquidity, operational flexibility and the ability to execute on attractive growth opportunities. Led by BlueMountain Capital Management, the transaction provides significant...

03/ 29/ 2017

CORIZON HEALTH PHARMACORR VP DESIGNATED AMCP FELLOW

CORIZON HEALTH PHARMACORR VP DESIGNATED AMCP FELLOW
Brentwood, TN (March 22, 2017) – Corizon Health’s PharmaCorr Vice President of Clinical Pharmacy Services Peter Lee, Pharm. D., MBA, CCHP, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP). Less than 1 percent of current AMCP members have such a designation. “This is one of the greatest...

Industry News

04/ 17/ 2017

SANE NURSING IN THE MISSOURI DOC HELPS VICTIMS, ENCOURAGES REPORTING

SANE NURSING IN THE MISSOURI DOC HELPS VICTIMS, ENCOURAGES REPORTING
(Reprinted with permission from the Winter 2017 issue of CorrectCare™, the quarterly magazine of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. All rights reserved.) By Masonda...

12/ 14/ 2016

GENDER-SPECIFIC PROGRAMMING TARGETS FEMALES’ UNIQUE NEEDS

GENDER-SPECIFIC PROGRAMMING TARGETS FEMALES’ UNIQUE NEEDS
CorrectCare (Summer 2016) - While the overall prison population may gradually be on the decline, the number of female inmates is on the rise. The popular...

12/ 12/ 2016

‘MEDICAIDING’ EX-OFFENDERS

‘MEDICAIDING’ EX-OFFENDERS
Corrections Forum (July/August 2016) - When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became the law of the land, a situation arose in the correctional arena. The...

Corizon Connections

03/ 10/ 2017

Corizon Health selected to continue services at the Coxsackie Regional Medical Unit

The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) awarded its recent RFP for operating a skilled nursing facility within the Coxsackie Regional Medical Unit to Corizon Health,

02/ 27/ 2017

Arizona client recognizes psychology associate as non-uniformed employee of the year

Dr. Jason Willyerd Dr. Jason Willyerd, a Corizon Health psychology associate, recently was recognized by our Arizona Department of Corrections partner as a non-uniformed employee of the year. “Dr. Willyerd

02/ 27/ 2017

Strategies for successful patient teaching

As nurses we have been taught, throughout our years of training, about the need for providing patient education. The goal of our efforts is to provide the patient with easy-to-understand