Correctional Healthcare Companies Win Muscogee County Contract


(09/18/2013)
Correctional Healthcare Companies (CHC) has been contracted by Muscogee County, Ga., to provide health care services to the area’s two correctional facilities.
 

California Inmate Hunger Strike Continues

By Audrey Arthur
(08/14/2013)
More than a month has passed since thousands of inmates began a widespread hunger strike demanding an end to the use of Security Housing Units (SHUs) in correctional facilities under the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).
 

North Dakota State Penitentiary Transforms Medical Care

By Audrey Arthur
(06/19/2013)
Inmates will soon move into the new North Dakota State Penitentiary with a state-of-the-art medical care facility and upgraded security system. Construction on the maximum-security prison, which will include the replacement of some antiquated facilities dating back to the 1800s, began in 2010. BWBR Architects, with offices in St. Paul, Minn. designed the much-awaited project.
 

Medicaid Expansion to Provide Health Care for Former Inmates

By Audrey Arthur
(05/15/2013)
As eligibility requirements take change, the 2014 implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will expand Medicaid to the nation’s current and former inmates, if states opt to expand.
 

Ohio Sheriff is Committed to Providing Quality Health Care for Jail Detainees

By Kathy Gallo
(09/05/2012)
“In the decisions we make as law enforcement officers, we must always ask, ‘Is this decision ethical? Is it honest? After I make this decision, will others think of me as a person of integrity?’ That’s the standard. That’s the test.”

Lane County, Ore., Selects Corizon For Health Care Services


(06/06/2012)
Corizon announced that it has been awarded the contract for health care services in Lane County, Ore., effective July 1, 2012.

Arizona Department of Corrections Privatizes Health Care


(05/17/2012)
The Arizona Department of Corrections awarded a $349 million, three-year contract to Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Wexford Health Sources Inc. to privatize health care in Arizona’s state-run prisons.

NaphCare Lands New Medical Service Contracts


(04/04/2012)
NaphCare Inc. has reached an agreement with the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD) to manage medical services at the House of Corrections.

California’s Quality of Health Care Improving


(03/21/2012)
After suffering for years, the quality of health care in California’s prisons appears to be on the rise.

California’s Quality of Health Care Improving


(02/29/2012)
After suffering for years, the quality of health care in California’s prisons appears to be on the rise.