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08/ 24/ 2016

MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS EXTENDS CONTRACT WITH CORIZON HEALTH

Brentwood, TN (August 24, 2016) - Longstanding Corizon Health client partner the Missouri Department of Corrections (MODOC) has extended its contract with Corizon Health to provide integrated healthcare services. Thanks to the strong partnership our Missouri team has forged with this client over the past 24 years we will be continuing to provide...

05/ 13/ 2016

CORIZON COMMITTED TO CONTINUED CARE AS ALAMEDA COUNTY STAFF RECOMMENDS CHANGE

Brentwood, TN (May 13, 2016) - Longtime Care Provider Protests Lack of Transparency in Bid Process Oakland, CA – Corizon Health, Alameda County’s 28-year provider of correctional healthcare, is protesting a recommendation to award the contract for inmate health services, concerned that the process does not allow for sufficient vetting of the...

05/ 02/ 2016

WYOMING DOC CONTINUES PARTNERSHIP

Brentwood, TN (May 2, 2016) – The Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) has chosen Corizon Health to continue providing inmate medical services. “Wyoming is an outstanding example of a health services team that works well together and in partnership with the state to provide ongoing excellence,” Corizon Health President and Chief Operating Officer...

04/ 08/ 2016

CORIZON HEALTH ENDORSES NATIONAL PATIENT SAFETY FOUNDATION REPORT

Brentwood, TN (April 6, 2016) – Corizon Health, the nation’s foremost provider of correctional healthcare, today endorsed the National Patient Safety Foundation’s recently released report Free from Harm: Accelerating Patient Safety Improvement Fifteen Years after To Err Is Human. Corizon Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety Rebekah Haggard, MD, CHCQM,...

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05/ 27/ 2016

Baby and Me Program Seeks to Provide for Needs of Pregnant Inmates

Baby and Me Program Seeks to Provide for Needs of Pregnant Inmates
AJA American Jails—(Jan/Feb 2016)—In Okaloosa County, Florida, we have begun a unique program, aptly named “Baby and Me.” This program evolved as a result of the many patients...

05/ 27/ 2016

Dementia in the Incarcerated: Ready or Not?

Dementia in the Incarcerated: Ready or Not?
Corrections Forum—(Sept/Oct 2015)—Case Study: A.C., an 82-year old male with diabetes, hypertension and coronary artery disease, was a first-time offender who entered the correctional system at an...

05/ 27/ 2016

Dispensing Medications: Policies and Procedures

Corrections Forum—(Sept/Oct 2015)—Studies show that inmates are biologically older than their chronological age, often by more than a decade. They also tend to have more health issues than...

Corizon Connections

08/ 24/ 2016

Missouri Department of Corrections extends contract with Corizon Health

Longstanding Corizon Health client partner the Missouri Department of Corrections (MODOC) has extended its contract with Corizon Health to provide integrated healthcare services. Thanks to the strong partnership our Missouri

08/ 22/ 2016

Effective communication for the delivery of quality, safe patient care

by: Becky Pinney, Sr. VP Nursing Effective communication and teamwork is essential for the delivery of quality, safe patient care. Communication failures are a common cause of inadvertent patient harm.

08/ 16/ 2016

Indianapolis staff sponsors birthday party for prison residents

On a recent Monday afternoon, 60 residents of the Indianapolis Reentry Educational Facility (IREF) showed up with enthusiastic appetites to a birthday party event sponsored by Corizon Health. IREF is an