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Standards Q & A: Policy vs. Practice, Pharmacy Inspections, and More

Staggered Suicide Monitoring

Q: During our survey, the surveyors cited Standard B-05 Suicide Prevention and Inte… Continue Reading ›

Your #1 Coronavirus Question, Answered

Q: I am concerned about maintaining our facility’s accreditation status because, in response to COVID, we have made some changes in the way we provide … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Accreditation Demonstrates “Substantial Evidence of Adequate Medical Care”

On May 30, U.S. District Court Judge Lynn Winmill ordered an end to the case of Balla, et al. v. Idaho State Board of Correction, finding no constitutional v… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Standards Meet COVID-19. When the chips are down, go all in.

By Jim Martin, MPSA, CCHP,vice president of program development, NCCHC

Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation. – Zig Ziglar.

Neve… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Is Supporting California Title 15 Medical/Mental Health Inspections

The Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ) is no longer providing correctional health consulting and Title 15 Medical/Mental Health inspections. To assure there… Continue Reading ›

Webinar: NCCHC 2018 Health Services in Jails and Prisons: A Year Later

August 20, 1-3 pm CDT 

Two years in the making, the 2018 Standards were revised, reorganized and simplified to create a more user-friendly guide for those… Continue Reading ›

JCHC Editor Pens Letter in Support of NCCHC Standards and Accreditation

John R. Miles, MPA, editor of the Journal of Correctional Health Care, argues for accreditation and health care standards in his Editor’s Letter publis… Continue Reading ›

Summer Executive Connection Now Online!

The Summer 2018 issue is now posted as a PDF. Read about the new standards, what it means to be a CCHP, the latest Suicide Prevention Summit and more!

Continuing Education Webinar on the 2018 Standards

This presentation will focus on the high-level changes to the standards, including an overview of the seven general areas of the standards used in NCCHC’s … Continue Reading ›

2018 Standards for Health Services: What’s New?

The 2018 editions have been revised, reorganized and simplified to improve their usefulness. 

Two years in the making, NCCHC’s 2018 Standards for … Continue Reading ›