Spotlight on the Standards

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These articles shed light on the nuances of NCCHC's Standards for Health Services, exploring the rationale behind various standards, the intended outcomes, compliance concerns and the impact on the accreditation process. The articles are written by NCCHC’s accreditation department and published in CorrectCare.

Article

Issue

 

 

 

Emergency Response Plan

Spring 2016     30-2

Juvenile Standards 2015: What’s New?

Winter 2016     30-1

Clinical Performance Enhancement

Summer 2015     29-3

Continuity and Coordination of Care
During Incarceration

Spring 2015     29-2

Health Care Liaison

Winter 2015     29-1

Continuous Quality Improvement Program

Summer 2014     28-3

What’s New in the 2014 Jail and Prison
Standards for Health Services

Spring 2014     28-2

Nursing Assessment Protocols

Winter 2014

   

28-1

Health Training for Correctional Officers

Summer 2013

   

27-3

Segregated Inmates

Spring 2012

 

 

26-2

Suicide Prevention Program

Winter 2012

 

 

26-1

Continuity of Care During Incarceration

Summer 2011

 

 

25-3

What’s New in the 2011 Juvenile Standards      

Spring 2011

 

 

25-2

Receiving Screening

Winter 2011

 

 

25-1

Basic Mental Health Services

Summer 2010

 

 

24-3

Forensic Information

Spring 2010

 

 

24-2

Continuous Quality Improvement

Winter 2010

 

 

24-1

Emergency Response Plan

Fall 2009

 

 

23-4

Procedure in the Event of an Inmate Death

Summer 2009

 

 

23-3

Medication Services

Spring 2009

 

 

23-2

Chronic Disease Services

Winter 2009

 

 

23-1

Continuity of Care During Incarceration 

Fall 2008

 

 

22-4

Patent Safety Standard

Summer 2008

 

 

22-3

New Option for Initial Health Assessment

Spring 2008

 

 

22-2

Suicide Prevention: Variations on a Theme

Winter 2008

 

 

22-1