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11/ 27/ 2018

CORIZON HEALTH SECURES INVESTMENT OF MORE THAN $100 MILLION TO STRENGTHEN BALANCE SHEET

BRENTWOOD, TENN., – Nov. 27, 2018 – Corizon Health, the nation’s leading provider of correctional health services, announced the completion of a transaction that eliminates more than $100 million of outstanding debt. “This is a very proud moment for Corizon Health,” company Chief Executive Officer Steve Rector said. “The successful closing of this transaction...

11/ 15/ 2018

CORIZON HEALTH LAUNCHES DEDICATED MILITARY RECRUITING TEAM

BRENTWOOD, TENN., – Nov. 12, 2018 – In recognition of Veteran’s Day, Corizon Health today announced creation of a recruiting team dedicated to bringing US military veterans into its healthcare ranks. “Our philosophy is that if we always do the right thing for our patients and our partners, our business will take care...

11/ 01/ 2018

CORIZON HEALTH HELPS RAISE THE BAR ON CORRECTIONAL HEALTHCARE EXCELLENCE

BRENTWOOD, TENN., – Oct. 18, 2018 – Corizon Health’s correctional healthcare expertise will be on full display at this year’s National Conference of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC), as healthcare professionals from across the company offer a number of important educational sessions designed to help increase the nation’s...

03/ 23/ 2018

CORIZON HEALTH NAMES NEW CMO

CORIZON HEALTH NAMES NEW CMO
BRENTWOOD, TENN., - March 22, 2018 – James E. “Pete” Powell, MD, MMHC, has been named Chief Medical Officer of Corizon Health. Corizon Chief Executive Officer Steve Rector announced the addition to his leadership team as part of his overhaul of the correctional healthcare provider following a recapitalization and reorganization that resulted in...

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10/ 31/ 2018

IDAHO MATTERS GOES TO PRISON: THE BABY PROGRAM

IDAHO MATTERS GOES TO PRISON: THE BABY PROGRAM
(Boise State Public Radio) Back in August, we had a chance to visit the South Boise Women’s Correctional Center south of Boise. We wanted...

08/ 21/ 2018

SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE CORRECTIONS WORKPLACE

SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE CORRECTIONS WORKPLACE
(Corrections.com) In today’s #MeToo world, it’s hard to believe that as recently as the 1960s, women were advised to quit their jobs...

05/ 24/ 2018

PREDICTION OF VIOLENCE: SAFER MANAGEMENT USING A TEAM APPROACH

PREDICTION OF VIOLENCE: SAFER MANAGEMENT USING A TEAM APPROACH
(Corrections.com) At NCCHC’s 2018 Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care, Joel Federbush, MD, and Allison Genberg, LCSW, CCHP, presented their talk on predictors of...

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07/ 03/ 2018

Arizona Motion to Disqualify

Much attention has been given an Arizona Magistrate Judge’s order finding the Arizona Department of Corrections in contempt over the quality of inmate healthcare in Arizona. As our CEO

07/ 03/ 2018

Corizon Health CEO Steve Rector statement on Arizona order

Corizon Health CEO Steve Rector offered the following statement in response to Federal Judge Magistrate David K. Duncan’s court order issued earlier today: “Today’s ruling by Federal Magistrate

07/ 03/ 2018

Corizon maintains 90-plus percent compliance in Arizona

Corizon Health and our Arizona Department of Corrections partner have surpassed minimum compliance scores on more than 90 percent of the measures monitored under a court settlement agreement for at least