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Posted Jul 16, 2014
Accreditation is an excellent opportunity for positive recognition. NCCHC has developed a publicity kit to help facilities share their accomplishment with the local media, peer organizations and the community.
Posted Jul 9, 2014
Kudos to the Salt Lake County (UT) Metro Jail, the first correctional facility to undergo an accreditation survey under NCCHC’s 2014 Standards.
Posted Jul 1, 2014
A warm welcome to 160 new CCHPs, 16 CCHP-RNs and 4 CCHP-MHs!
Posted May 27, 2014
After 27 years at the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, Edward Harrison retires this summer. The correctional health care field, and the Commission itself, have evolved greatly since he joined NCCHC in 1987. Here he reflects on his career and on the field in general.
Posted May 9, 2014
The newly released 2014 Standards for Health Services for jails and prisons present the latest recommendations from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care for managing health services delivery in adult correctional facilities throughout the United States. The standards were updated to reflect the latest evidence and best practices in meeting professional, legal and ethical requirements in providing correctional health care services.