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

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...

12/ 11/ 2017

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

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...

Corizon Connections

06/ 11/ 2018

Passaic County Jail achieves NCCHC re-accreditation

Pictured are Corizon’s “Core 5” at the Passaic County Jail. From left to right Diane Lourido, RN, Compliance Coordinator; Dr. Joel Federbush, Director of Behavioral Health; Allison Genberg, LCSW, Health...

06/ 11/ 2018

Idaho staff honored for lifesaving interventions

Idaho Maximum Security Institution nurse Chelsey Holcomb, RN, is pictured with her Silver Cross award for intervening in an emergency to save a patient’s life. To her left is...

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...