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12/ 18/ 2014

CORIZON HEALTH STATEMENT REGARDING WASHINGTON, D.C. CORRECTIONAL HEALTHCARE CONTRACT

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Dec. 17, 2014 – After 18 months of a rigorous independent vetting by the District of Columbia’s Office of Contracting and Procurement, Corizon Health has serious concerns with the apparent disregard for a well-established open and competitive bid process. “It just doesn’t add up. Twice in the last four years...

11/ 04/ 2014

CORIZON HEALTH NAMES FLATT CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Nov. 4, 2014 - Corizon Health today named B. Anderson Flatt as its Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. Flatt, who was most recently Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cigna-HealthSpring, brings more than 30 years of service-centered leadership in technology innovation to his new role. “We are pleased to...

10/ 17/ 2014

Corizon Health Assists Kansas Department Of Corrections/Juvenile Services With Licensing Substance

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 17, 2014 — Corizon Health, the nation’s leader in correctional healthcare solutions, announced today that its juvenile outpatient substance abuse program with the Kansas Department of Corrections has received its license. Corizon Health began providing treatment to youth offenders when the contract went into effect Jan. 1, 2014. One of the...

07/ 07/ 2014

Corizon Health Names Scott A. Bowers President and Chief Operating Officer

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., July 07, 2014 – Corizon Health today named Scott A. Bowers as its President and Chief Operating Officer, effective Aug. 4, 2014.  Bowers, who was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee, brings 18 years of healthcare management experience to his new role. The interim COO role had...

Industry News

11/ 10/ 2014

Corizon Health’s committment 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 lands $100 million contract in California

Brentwood-based Corizon, 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 lands $100M contract with Fresno jail

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

Corizon Connections

12/ 17/ 2014

Corrections Forum article shines light on privatization savings

The November/December issue of Corrections Forum is out, and it includes a story detailing the significant cost savings that can be achieved through outsourcing services, such as the care

12/ 11/ 2014

Florida Health Services Administrator receives award from DOC

Ellen Preston, Health Services Administrator (APCI)To “raise the bar” makes reference to the act of creating higher standards and expectations. As such, Ellen Preston, Health Services Administrator (HSA) for

12/ 10/ 2014

Preparing for the possibility of Ebola in correctional institutions

Corizon Health Nurse Practitioners Tori Garcia and Sharon Gober demonstrate the usage of Ebola PPE at the Santa Rita Jail in Alameda County, California.At every level of government, public