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12/ 12/ 2016

PRIVACY INCIDENT AT CORIZON HEALTH, INC.

Brentwood, TN (October 18, 2016) - Corizon Health, Inc. (“Corizon”) is committed to protecting the security and confidentiality of our patients’ information. Regrettably, this notice concerns an incident involving some of that information. On August 19, 2016, Corizon learned that information relating to some of our patients in Fulton County, Georgia may have been...

12/ 02/ 2016

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, MAINE EXTENDS CONTRACT WITH CORIZON HEALTH

Brentwood, TN (December 2, 2016) - The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in Portland, Maine has signed a one-year contract extension with Corizon Health to continue providing integrated medical, behavioral and dental healthcare services to inmates at the Cumberland County Jail. We have been privileged to serve this valued partner since 2001. This...

11/ 14/ 2016

MISSOURI RN NAMED CORIZON HEALTH NURSE OF THE YEAR

Brentwood, TN (November 14, 2016) - Missouri Registered Nurse Stephanie Kocher was presented the Corizon Health National Nurse of the Year Award at a September 28th ceremony at Farmington Correctional Center (FCC) in Missouri. Senior Clinical Education and Training Specialist Dr. Leonora Muhammad presented the award. Nurse of the Year is the...

10/ 28/ 2016

CORIZON HEALTH ANNOUNCES CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Brentwood, TN (October 24, 2016) – Corizon Health Chief Executive Officer Karey Witty today announced Scot Ward as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. In the newly created position, Ward will oversee the correctional healthcare provider’s IT, Analytics and Contracting departments. Most recently, Ward served as an Executive Advisor with Beecken...

Industry News

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...

11/ 28/ 2016

IMPROVING COLLABORATION BETWEEN HEALTH STAFF AND CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS

IMPROVING COLLABORATION BETWEEN HEALTH STAFF AND CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS
corrections.com (November 28, 2016) - While attempting to work collaboratively within a correctional environment, correctional officers and mental health staff may sometimes feel like they have...

Corizon Connections

12/ 22/ 2016

10 simple tips to successfully onboard new hires

Will your new employee succeed? It all starts with the quality of onboarding they receive. Imagine the first day of school and you don’t know the kids, your teacher

12/ 22/ 2016

Great progress in Arizona CGAR scores

Corizon Health and its client partner the Arizona Department of Corrections are making great progress in improving monthly Compliance Green-Amber-Red (CGAR) scores by the Health Services Contract Monitoring Bureau (HSCMB),

12/ 22/ 2016

The value of gap analysis in Core Process

Senior VP of Nursing Becky Pinney by Becky Pinney, Senior VP of Nursing The first section of the Corizon Health Core Process Program was deployed to the field in the