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Posted Oct 16, 2014
The work of the Mental Health Standards task force is now complete and the manual will be published early in 2015.
Posted Oct 10, 2014
The CCHP program welcomes 193 new CCHPs, 11 CCHP-RNs and 9 CCHP-MHs.
Posted Sep 3, 2014
Barbara Wakeen was honored by the Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates as recipient of its Founder’s Award, which recognizes an individual who has demonstrated an unparalleled commitment and support to the association.
Posted Aug 28, 2014
Providing medical and mental health care that passes constitutional muster is essential for jails. Failure to do so presents great risks, including poor health outcomes, legal liability, wasted resources, staff dissatisfaction, public criticism, judicial oversight and more. Use of rigorously crafted national standards is essential to protect the jail, the taxpayer and the public health. To help jails of all sizes implement quality health care delivery systems, the National Commission on Correct…
Posted Aug 25, 2014
National Commission board member RADM Nicholas S. Makrides, DMD, MPH, has been promoted to the position of chief dental officer for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, with a subsequent temporary promotion to the rank of assistant surgeon general.