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03/ 10/ 2017

CORIZON HEALTH SELECTED TO CONTINUE SERVICES AT THE COXSACKIE REGIONAL MEDICAL UNIT

Brentwood, TN (March 9, 2017) - 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, continuing our 19-year partnership. We have been privileged to operate this 60-bed unit since 1998, and the...

02/ 16/ 2017

RETIRED SHERIFF JEFF DAWSY TO SERVE AS CORIZON HEALTH AMBASSADOR

RETIRED SHERIFF JEFF DAWSY TO SERVE AS CORIZON HEALTH AMBASSADOR
Florida (February 16, 2017) – Retired Sheriff Jeffrey J. “Jeff” Dawsy is partnering with Corizon Health as the company’s “Sheriff Ambassador” in Florida. Dawsy recently retired after serving 20 years as Sheriff of Citrus County, having first been elected in 1996. He began his law enforcement career in 1978 as a deputy with the Pasco...

01/ 26/ 2017

KENT COUNTY, MICHIGAN CONTINUES WITH CORIZON

Brentwood, TN (January 26, 2017) - Ten-year client Kent County, Michigan, recently extended Corizon’s contract marking the 11th Corizon Health jail contract to re-up in 2016. In part by switching pharmacy providers to PharmaCorr, we were able to offer the client tremendous savings that, when combined with excellent client service and quality...

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...

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

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