Corizon Health will continue as Fresno County, California’s comprehensive healthcare provider. The one-year extension is effective July 1, 2017, continuing through June 20, 2018.

Corizon Health has provided comprehensive medical, behavioral and dental healthcare, as well as pharmacy services, for Fresno County since June 2014. This extension will allow us to continue as the provider of choice for this valued client partner. Continue reading

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A luncheon recently was held to honor Licensed Practical Nurse Judy Sanders who is retiring after 36 years of service as a correctional nurse in the Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC).  Nurse Sanders shared many stories from her years in correctional nursing and received a VPO Coin for dedication and service from Vice President of Operations Ralf Salke and Director of Operations Cindy Schupp. Continue reading

category: Corizon Culture, Employee Recognition

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office recently conveyed its congratulations to Corizon Health staff on a Clackamas County Grand Jury report commending the county jail’s Stabilization, Treatment, Assessment, and Reintegration Team (START) program. Continue reading

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We’re pleased to announce the SMART Employees of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2016 are Educational Coordinator William Wingert of Idaho State Correctional Institution (ISCI) in Kuna, Idaho, and Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist (LCMFT) Melissa Ewing of Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility in Larned, Kansas. Continue reading

category: Employee Recognition, In the News

Corizon Health exhibit staff (L-R) Theresa Halsey, Janet Vogelaar, Courtney Penning, Curtis Miles, Jaime Starkey and Frank Fletcher

The National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) in October held its annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Corizon Health was both a corporate sponsor and sponsor of the 25th Anniversary Reception commemorating a quarter of a century of NCCHC’s Certified Correctional Health Professional (CCHP) certification program. Several members of Corizon Health’s leadership team, along with staff from sites across the country, were present at this event, including Area Vice President of Operations Ralf Salke and Senior Vice President of Nursing Becky Pinney. Continue reading

category: In the News

Corizon Health’s team at the Leon County Jail in Tallahassee, Florida recently received a status of “excellent,” from the inspector conducting the survey for the site’s National Commission on Correctional Healthcare reaccreditation.

“This site is a testament to the excellence that may be achieved when there is a strong partnership with the client,” Leon County Health Services Administrator Debbie Sellers said. Continue reading

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MAJ Mark Fleming, Ph.D., Vice President Operations

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition of persistent mental and emotional stress occurring when a traumatic stressor, such as injury or severe psychological shock, is so extreme that the adaptive capacities of most people are maximally taxed, if not exceeded.

Hundreds of thousands of service men and women and military veterans have seen combat. Many have been shot at, survived injuries, seen their buddies killed, or witnessed death up close. These are the types of events that may lead to PTSD. Continue reading

category: Thought Leadership

Senior VP of Nursing Becky Pinney

The true measure of the Corizon Health Core Process Program will be its impact on site performance, so as the end of the year approaches, your clinical leadership team asks that you please stop and do a “check-up” on the health of the program in your facilities. Has your gap analysis been completed? Are plans underway to address any areas that are in need of improvement? Have all staff members received the core process training? Is it used as part of the on-boarding process for new team members? Are you ready for the release of our new topics for Phase II? Continue reading

category: Thought Leadership

(L-R) Institutional Chief of Mental Health Services John Pruett, Warden Angela Mesmer, Katherine Spires, Dr. James Belman and Mental Health Director for Missouri’s East Region Kimberly Foster

Katherine Spires and Dr. James Belman of Women’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (WERDCC) in Vandalia, Missouri, have each received a VPO Coin for the extra time and effort they spent helping patients cope with grief over the loss of a friend; a former offender. Continue reading

category: Employee Recognition

The Essex County Juvenile Detention Center, a Corizon Health client partner since 1996, went live in October with eOMIS, its electronic health record (EHR) system. Continue reading

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