Corizon Health News

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

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...

07/ 03/ 2017

LEON COUNTY RECEIVES 100 PERCENT ON NCCHC REACCREDITATION

LEON COUNTY RECEIVES 100 PERCENT ON NCCHC REACCREDITATION
The Leon County Jail recently received its NCCHC reaccreditation with 100 percent compliance on all 39 standards. Sheriff Walt McNeil brought the entire corrections team – both deputies...

04/ 17/ 2017

SANE NURSING IN THE MISSOURI DOC HELPS VICTIMS, ENCOURAGES REPORTING

SANE NURSING IN THE MISSOURI DOC HELPS VICTIMS, ENCOURAGES REPORTING
(Reprinted with permission from the Winter 2017 issue of CorrectCare™, the quarterly magazine of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. All rights reserved.) By Masonda...

Corizon Connections

07/ 18/ 2017

Corizon Health staff recognized by Department of Prisons Commissioner

Corizon Health staff at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Philadelphia was recognized by Philadelphia Department of Prisons Commissioner Blanche Carney for the lifesaving action of emergency resuscitation during an April cardiac...

07/ 18/ 2017

Lansing facilities receives 100 percent compliance on ACA medical audit

Our Kansas Department of Corrections partner has been going through the rigorous process of accreditation by the American Correctional Association, in part involving medical audits of each of the state's...

07/ 13/ 2017

Corizon Health Music Therapy Ambassador to perform at KDOC reentry celebrations

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...