Corizon News: Corizon Awarded Arizona Contract
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., (Feb. 1, 2013) - Corizon, the nation’s leader in correctional healthcare solutions, has been awarded a new healthcare contract with the Arizona Department of Corrections. The agreement is for five years, with an initial three-year term and two one-year renewal opportunities.
“This type of award would not be possible without Corizon’s daily focus to serving our patients, clients and fellow employees to the utmost of our ability,” said Rich Hallworth, Corizon’s Chief Executive Officer. “At Corizon, we do great work and as a result we remain successful in this extremely competitive marketplace.”
“In Arizona, we will continue to focus on excellent patient care and attention to client expectations. This is a big win for Corizon,” said Stuart Campbell, President & Chief Operating Officer of Corizon. “We are excited to begin this new partnership and we look forward to building a strong relationship with the Arizona Department of Corrections.”
The new contract will begin March 4, 2013. Corizon’s team will deliver comprehensive medical, mental health, dental and support services to approximately 34,000 inmates in ten complexes throughout Arizona.
Corizon Health provides quality healthcare services to 114 clients at 534 facilities across the country serving approximately 345,000 inmates in 27 states. With its corporate headquarters in Brentwood, Tenn. and regional offices in St. Louis and Jefferson City, Mo., Corizon Health is the leading provider of correctional healthcare services in the United States. For more information, please visit www.corizonhealth.com.