Corizon Health News

02/ 16/ 2017

RETIRED SHERIFF JEFF DAWSY TO SERVE AS CORIZON HEALTH AMBASSADOR

RETIRED SHERIFF JEFF DAWSY TO SERVE AS CORIZON HEALTH AMBASSADOR
Florida (February 16, 2017) – Retired Sheriff Jeffrey J. “Jeff” Dawsy is partnering with Corizon Health as the company’s “Sheriff Ambassador” in Florida. Dawsy recently retired after serving 20 years as Sheriff of Citrus County, having first been elected in 1996. He began his law enforcement career in 1978 as a deputy with the Pasco...

01/ 26/ 2017

KENT COUNTY, MICHIGAN CONTINUES WITH CORIZON

Brentwood, TN (January 26, 2017) - Ten-year client Kent County, Michigan, recently extended Corizon’s contract marking the 11th Corizon Health jail contract to re-up in 2016. In part by switching pharmacy providers to PharmaCorr, we were able to offer the client tremendous savings that, when combined with excellent client service and quality...

12/ 02/ 2016

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, MAINE EXTENDS CONTRACT WITH CORIZON HEALTH

Brentwood, TN (December 2, 2016) - The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office in Portland, Maine has signed a one-year contract extension with Corizon Health to continue providing integrated medical, behavioral and dental healthcare services to inmates at the Cumberland County Jail. We have been privileged to serve this valued partner since 2001. This...

11/ 14/ 2016

MISSOURI RN NAMED CORIZON HEALTH NURSE OF THE YEAR

Brentwood, TN (November 14, 2016) - Missouri Registered Nurse Stephanie Kocher was presented the Corizon Health National Nurse of the Year Award at a September 28th ceremony at Farmington Correctional Center (FCC) in Missouri. Senior Clinical Education and Training Specialist Dr. Leonora Muhammad presented the award. Nurse of the Year is the...

Industry News

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...

12/ 12/ 2016

‘MEDICAIDING’ EX-OFFENDERS

‘MEDICAIDING’ EX-OFFENDERS
Corrections Forum (July/August 2016) - When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became the law of the land, a situation arose in the correctional arena. The...

11/ 28/ 2016

IMPROVING COLLABORATION BETWEEN HEALTH STAFF AND CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS

IMPROVING COLLABORATION BETWEEN HEALTH STAFF AND CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS
corrections.com (November 28, 2016) - While attempting to work collaboratively within a correctional environment, correctional officers and mental health staff may sometimes feel like they have...

Corizon Connections

01/ 27/ 2017

Indiana psychiatrist recognized for outstanding patient support

Dr. Kristen Dauss (L) with VPO Bill Carr Dr. Kristen Dauss of Indiana has been awarded a VPO (Vice President Operations) Coin. Dr. Dauss recently took the initiative to assist...

01/ 27/ 2017

Behavioral Health Specialist named Employee of the Quarter in Indiana

VPO Bill Carr (L) with Elijah McPherson Elijah McPherson, a behavioral health specialist for Corizon Health at Pendleton Correctional Facility (PCF) in Pendleton, Indiana, has been named Employee of the...

01/ 27/ 2017

Daughter of team member receives Correctional Professionals scholarship

The Correctional Professionals Assistance Fund of Indiana (CPAFI) presented on December 15, 2016, two Madison Correctional Facility staff scholarships to assist with higher education costs. Correctional Officer Fredric Shimfessel received a $500 check...