Daughter of team member receives Correctional Professionals scholarship

Daughter of team member receives Correctional Professionals scholarshipThe Correctional Professionals Assistance Fund of Indiana (CPAFI) presented on December 15, 2016, two Madison Correctional Facility staff scholarships to assist with higher education costs. (more…)

More than 4,000 pounds of food donated to Second Harvest Food Bank

More than 4,000 pounds of food donated to Second Harvest Food BankTeam Corizon’s holiday food drive was an undeniable success. The initial goal was to collect 1,300 lbs. of food for Second Harvest Food Bank, a Nashville-area non-profit that works to feed the hungry and solve hunger issues in Middle and West Tennessee. A total of 4,097 pounds of food was collected, smashing the goal set forward at the beginning of December. The kindness and generosity of Corizon Health team members will help to ensure hungry families throughout the community will be fed. (more…)

Arizona recognizes Corizon Health health services administrator

Arizona recognizes Corizon Health health services administratorHealth Services Administrator Dennis Randles of Arizona State Prison Complex—Winslow was named Arizona Department of Corrections’ (ADC) “Non-Uniform Employee of the Year” for the Winslow Complex. (more…)

Exceeding client service expectations through collaboration

by: Jim Donovan, COO

Exceeding client service expectations through collaborationAt Corizon Health, 2017 is the year of exceeding expectations – an ambitious goal.

American Express’s annual Global Customer Service Barometer survey consistently finds that only 62 percent of customers believe companies meet their expectations and only 5 percent of companies exceed the expectations of their customers. In other words, 33 percent of companies fail to meet, much less exceed, client service expectations. (more…)

Kent County, Michigan continues with Corizon

from: Levin Jones, SVP Community Corrections

Kent County, Michigan continues with CorizonTen-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 patient care, led Kent County to decide against issuing an RFP. Instead they exercised both of the one-year extension’s allowed for in the contract. (more…)

The value of gap analysis in Core Process

The Nurse and Core Process

Senior VP of Nursing Becky Pinney

by Becky Pinney, Senior VP of Nursing

The first section of the Corizon Health Core Process Program was deployed to the field in the 3rd quarter of this year. We began with intake and ordering and receiving medications. The initial step in launching the program was to take a careful look at all aspects of these processes as they were being performed prior to Core Process. To do this, each facility was asked to perform a “Gap Analysis” using the applicable clinical and operations Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and checklists. (more…)

Home for the holidays

Home for the holidays

Chief Human Resources Officer Sally Powers

Former employees returning to Corizon Health is one more indication of a bright future ahead
by Sally Powers, Chief Human Resources Officer

Many familiar faces from the past have rejoined Corizon Health this year. Though each has their own unique reasons for returning to the company, most share an encouraging theme: Corizon Health’s commitment to its people, patients and partners allows them to do their best work resulting in higher job satisfaction. (more…)

Cumberland County, Maine contract extension signed

Cumberland County, Maine contract extension signedWe are pleased to announce 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. (more…)

Fresno extends with Corizon Health

Fresno extends with Corizon HealthCorizon 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. (more…)

Correctional nurse retires after thirty-six years of service

Correctional nurse retires after thirty-six years of serviceA 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. (more…)