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11/ 07/ 2017

CORIZON HEALTH PARTNERS WITH MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO SERVE INCARCERATED VETERANS

BRENTWOOD, TENN., – Nov. 07, 2017 – US military veterans account for an estimated 181,500 inmates in US prisons and jails, according to the most recent numbers available from the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics. Though it is a declining population – down 9 percent from the 206,500 total veterans incarcerated in 2004 – it is a population with special...

11/ 06/ 2017

HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY VETERAN TAPPED AS CORIZON HEALTH CEO

HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY VETERAN TAPPED AS CORIZON HEALTH CEO
BRENTWOOD, TENN., November 6, 2017 – Corizon Health today announced the appointment of Stephen A. Rector as the company’s Chief Executive Officer beginning December 1, 2017. “Steve is exactly the right fit to continue transforming Corizon Health into the country’s leading provider of correctional healthcare – not just in size but also in reputation...

09/ 21/ 2017

CORIZON HEALTH HURRICANE RELIEF FUNDRAISING GENERATES $11,000

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (September 21, 2017) – A dollar-for-dollar employee matching fund program established by Corizon Health in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, and extended following Hurricane Irma, has generated $11,000 for the American Red Cross and the National Sheriffs Association Disaster Relief Fund. Corizon Health Chief Operating Officer Jim Donovan said employees contributed $4,400 to...

07/ 12/ 2017

CORIZON HEALTH MUSIC THERAPY AMBASSADOR TO PERFORM AT KDOC REENTRY CELEBRATIONS

CORIZON HEALTH MUSIC THERAPY AMBASSADOR TO PERFORM AT KDOC REENTRY CELEBRATIONS
BRENTWOOD, TN (July 12, 2017) – Corizon Health is pleased to support the State of Kansas’s Reentry Week 2017 with special performances on Thursday and Friday by country music veteran and actor Mark Collie, the company’s Music Therapy Ambassador. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback proclaimed July 10 – 14, 2017, Reentry Week, to highlight the evidence-based work...

Industry News

12/ 11/ 2017

LEON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WORKS TO FIGHT INMATE OPIOID ADDICTION

(WTXL News) Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a public health emergency to address opioid abuse. In the Big Bend, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office...

12/ 11/ 2017

UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN

UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN
(Corrections.com) Mark Fleming, PhD, CCHP-MH, vice president of operations for Corizon Health, explored “The Social Determinants of Health Among African-American Men: Diagnostic and Treatment...

09/ 21/ 2017

NATIONAL CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS CONVENE FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION SUMMIT

(Chicago) – Representatives from five national providers of correctional health care came together for a day of discussion and problem-solving in the shared interest of preventing...

Corizon Connections

12/ 11/ 2017

Warden Coins of Recognition awarded to Michigan providers

Nurse Practitioner Andrew Boudreau, Acting Warden Erica Huss and Psychiatrist Dr. Terry Meden Two Corizon Health Providers at Marquette Branch Prison in Michigan were awarded Warden Coins of Recognition for

12/ 11/ 2017

Kansas APRN instrumental in meeting special needs of patient, receives VPO Coin

Regional APRN Heather Ungeheuer, Regional Medical Director Dr. Patrick Corbier and Interim VPO Bob Burns Heather Ungeheuer, Regional APRN for Corizon Health in the Kansas Department of Corrections, was presented

12/ 11/ 2017

CSSA presents second annual John Sully Award

(L-R) Captain Jim Macedo, Sheriff Rick DiBasilio, Sheriff Keith Royal and Chris Bell The second annual John Sully Award, which funds college scholarships for selected youth, was presented at a