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09/ 22/ 2016

CORIZON HEALTH-BACKED DOULA PROGRAM IN ALABAMA’S TUTWILER PRISON EXPECTED TO IMPROVE FAMILY OUTCOMES

Montgomery, AL (September 22, 2016) – The doula program for pregnant women at Alabama’s Tutwiler Correctional Facility was featured Friday (Sept. 16) at the women’s health steering committee for the Alabama Department of Public Health. Ashley Lovell, executive director of East Alabama Birth Village, told the women’s health committee that she...

09/ 09/ 2016

CORIZON HEALTH APPOINTS HEALTH INDUSTRY VETERAN AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Jim Donovan brings track record of growth to the company Brentwood, TN (September 9, 2016) — Corizon Health Chief Executive Officer Karey Witty has tapped Jim Donovan for the role of Chief Operating Officer. Donovan, an accomplished health industry leader, has been the architect of growth in many prior ventures serving the Medicaid,...

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/ 26/ 2016

CORIZON HEALTH TEAM RUNS THE “GREEN MILE” FOR BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS

TDOC-sponsored race raises more than $9,000 for Middle Tennessee organization Brentwood, TN (May 26, 2016) - Corizon Health, the nation’s foremost provider of correctional healthcare, fielded a team of 31 runners and walkers to support the Tennessee Department of Corrections’ fundraising effort for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee. All told, the...

Industry News

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

09/ 21/ 2016

Social worker assists state in procuring emergency housing for disabled patient

Somerset County, N.J., Corizon Health Social Worker Jennifer Seminara recently demonstrated an outstanding commitment to a patient – and to Corizon Health’s SMART values – Safety, Motivation, Accountability, Respect, and

09/ 16/ 2016

Health Services Administrator honored twice at Riverside Regional Jail, Virginia

HSA Kelli Rogers with Superintendent Jeff Newton Kelli Rogers, Health Services Administrator (HSA) for Corizon Health at Riverside Regional Jail Authority (RRJA) in North Prince George, Virginia, was recently recognized

09/ 12/ 2016

Emory University awards Fulton County an “Emmy” for HIV screening program

The Corizon Health team in Fulton County, Georgia has received an “Emmy Award” from Emory University recognizing their work in creating a nurse-led HIV screening program at the Fulton County