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Posted Dec 2, 2013
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and its president and CEO, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, win the NCCHC 2013 Bernard P. Harrison Award of Merit, its highest honor. This award is presented to an individual or group that has demonstrated excellence and service that has advanced the correctional health care field, either through an individual project or a history of service.
Posted Nov 25, 2013
In the third quarter of 2013, the certification program added 179 new CCHPs to its ranks, plus 5 CCHP-RNs and 11 CCHP-MHs.
Posted Nov 22, 2013
Chicago (November 20, 2013) – The National Commission on Correctional Health Care announces the results of its Board election for 2013–2014. The Board has elected Renee Kanan, MD, MPH, as chair. Dr. Kanan is the liaison to the American College of Physicians on the NCCHC Board. She is also the chief quality officer for California Correctional Health Care Services, which is responsible for the health care of 170,000 inmates in 33 state prison facilities. Patricia Reams, MD, CCHP, has…
Posted Nov 19, 2013
NCCHC invites leaders and practitioners in the field to submit abstracts for the Correctional Mental Health Care Conference, to take place at the Omni Interlocken near Denver on July 20-21, 2014. The submission deadline is January 10, 2014.
Posted Nov 18, 2013
The Harris County Downtown Central Jail Mental Health and Medical Security Unit has been honored as the Program of the Year for 2013 by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. The award recognizes programs of excellence among the thousands provided by accredited prisons, jails and juvenile facilities.