Corizon Health News

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...

07/ 03/ 2017

LONG TIME CORIZON HEALTH CLIENT JOINS THE TEAM

LONG TIME CORIZON HEALTH CLIENT JOINS THE TEAM
We are pleased to announce that Rodney Ballard, who as the director of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Division of Community Corrections was a long-time client partner of Corizon Health, is now working as a full-time consultant on our business development and client satisfaction efforts. Rodney, whose experience includes not...

06/ 20/ 2017

NATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST AND ACTOR MARK COLLIE TO LAUNCH UNIQUE PRISON MUSIC EXPRESSION PROGRAM

NATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST AND ACTOR  MARK COLLIE TO LAUNCH UNIQUE PRISON MUSIC EXPRESSION PROGRAM
Country Music Veteran to Serve as Music Therapy Ambassador Mentoring Men & Women in Expressing Themselves Through Music 10-Week Pilot Launches this month in Two Tennessee Prisons BRENTWOOD, TN (June 20, 2017) - Corizon Health CEO Karey Witty today announced an innovative partnership with critically acclaimed country singer-songwriter Mark Collie to incorporat...

04/ 21/ 2017

CORIZON HEALTH ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BRENTWOOD, TN (April 20, 2017) – Corizon Health today announced the appointment of independent Directors Jeffrey D. Goldberg, Kenneth H. Paulus and Daniel S. Slipkovich to its Board of Directors, which comes as a result of the company’s recapitalization announced earlier this week. The five-member Board comprises the three independent appointees, a...

Industry News

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...

12/ 14/ 2016

GENDER-SPECIFIC PROGRAMMING TARGETS FEMALES’ UNIQUE NEEDS

GENDER-SPECIFIC PROGRAMMING TARGETS FEMALES’ UNIQUE NEEDS
CorrectCare (Summer 2016) - While the overall prison population may gradually be on the decline, the number of female inmates is on the rise. The popular...

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...