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Posted Nov 11, 2014
The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is pleased to announce several changes to its board of directors. The changes took effect Oct. 19 during the annual board meeting.
Posted Nov 1, 2014
Lynn Sander, MD, FSCP, CCHP, has posthumously received the B. Jaye Anno Award of Excellence in Communication for 2014. This award pays tribute to innovative, well-executed communications that have had a positive impact on the field of correctional health care, or to individuals for bodies of work.
Posted Nov 1, 2014
For the first time in its history, the Bernard P. Harrison Award of Merit was given to two individuals, both longtime NCCHC executives who worked together for two decades as an extraordinarily effective and complementary team. The recipients are past president Edward A. Harrison, MBA, CCHP, and past vice president R. Scott Chavez, PhD, MPA, CCHP-A.
Posted Oct 31, 2014
The Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction, Pittsfield, MA, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Program of the Year Award from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Given in honor of the jail’s long-term care and discharge planning program, the award recognizes programs of excellence among the thousands provided by accredited prisons, jails and juvenile facilities.
Posted Oct 31, 2014
The Casper Re-Entry Center, Casper, WY, has been honored as the R. Scott Chavez Facility of the Year by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. The award recognizes accredited correctional facilities that have demonstrated excellence in health services delivery and correctional health care professionalism.