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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,...

03/ 22/ 2016

MAG REAFFIRMS ACCREDITATION OF THE CHATHAM COUNTY JAIL

BRENTWOOD, TN (March 22, 2016) – The Chatham County Sheriff’s Office was notified Monday that the jail medical program provided by Corizon Health is fully accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG). The Chatham County Jail was first accredited by MAG in July 2014, receiving a 100 percent score on the health services...

03/ 14/ 2016

CORIZON HEALTH APPOINTS DOUGLAS THOMPSON AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

BRENTWOOD,TN - (March 14, 2016) – Corizon Health, the nation’s leading correctional healthcare company, announced today that it has appointed Douglas Thompson as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Thompson will report to Chief Executive Officer Karey Witty and serve on the company’s Senior Executive Leadership Team, which sets...

03/ 04/ 2016

RIVERSIDE REGIONAL JAIL AUTHORITY CHOOSES CORIZON HEALTH

BRENTWOOD, TN - (March 3, 2016) – Corizon Health is the new correctional healthcare provider to the Riverside Jail Authority (RRJA) outside Petersburg, Virginia. This new three-year contract, which launched March 1, 2016, includes comprehensive medical, mental health, and dental care, as well as pharmacy services to the jail’s 1,450 inmates. The Corizon Health team...

Industry News

11/ 10/ 2014

Corizon Health’s commitment to keeping inmates healthy: reader opinion

As the provider of health care services for Alabama’s prison system, Corizon Health believes one of our best assets is our strong commitment to preventive health care and early-detection

03/ 31/ 2014

Corizon Health lands $100 million contract in California

Brentwood-based Corizon Health, a provider of health care services at correctional facilities, has been awarded a $100 million contract to provide comprehensive medical services to the Fresno County Jail.

03/ 31/ 2014

Corizon Health lands $100M contract with Fresno jail

Brentwood-based correctional facilities health care provider Corizon Health announced today it has been awarded a $100 million contract to provide medical services to the Fresno (Calif.) County Jail.

Corizon Connections

04/ 28/ 2016

Missouri Director of Corrections receives “Visionary Award” for leadership

Missouri Director of Corrections, George Lombardi George Lombardi, Director of the Missouri Department of Corrections (MDOC), has received the “Visionary Award” from the Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association (MHPCA).

04/ 22/ 2016

Idaho offender pens thank you letter to nurse after recovering from heart attack

(L-R) Deputy Chief of Prisons Shannon Cluney, ICIO Warden Terema Carlin and RN Taylor Henson At Idaho Correctional Institution-Orofino (ICIO), an emergency was called when an offender was found lying

04/ 20/ 2016

Art therapy helps Tennessee offenders improve social and cognitive functioning

(L-R) Carolyn Johnson, Bradley Zahn, Cindy Thomas and Dorothy Nunn, along with four murals painted by Tennessee DOC offenders At West Tennessee State Penitentiary, offenders have the opportunity to engage