Corizon Health News

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...

02/ 08/ 2018

CORIZON HEALTH NAMES NEW CFO

CORIZON HEALTH NAMES NEW CFO
BRENTWOOD, TENN., - Feb. 07, 2018 – To help meet Corizon Health’s goal of redefining the nation’s standard of excellence for correctional healthcare, CEO Steve Rector today announced Shalin Shah has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently the CFO of two prominent St. Thomas Health medical centers – Midtown...

02/ 05/ 2018

NEW CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER JOINS CORIZON HEALTH

NEW CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER JOINS CORIZON HEALTH
BRENTWOOD, TENN., – Feb. 01, 2018 – Carolyn Schneider has joined Corizon Health as its Chief Human Resources Officer, CEO Steve Rector announced. “Carolyn’s extensive experience in integrating workforces, culture building and nurse recruitment is exactly what Corizon needs as we embark on a new chapter in our company’s history,” Rector said. “ ...

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...

Industry News

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...

04/ 12/ 2018

THE PILL DRILL

THE PILL DRILL
(Corrections Forum) Medication distribution can be one of the riskiest procedures in any correctional facility due to the high volume of inmate patients, possible black...

Corizon Connections

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...