Q: We are starting to use inmate workers at our jail. What do we need to do to ensure we are following NCCHC standards?
Q: At our facility, we use corporate policies and procedures from our health services vendor. How will NCCHC evaluate site-specific policie… Continue Reading ›
Q: We are due for our NCCHC reaccreditation survey in October but have recently changed health services vendors. Will this impact our surve… Continue Reading ›
Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, gave a press conference on May 18 marking the news that the Milwaukee County Jail had earned NCCHC … Continue Reading ›
Staggered Suicide Monitoring
Q: During our survey, the surveyors cited Standard B-05 Suicide Prevention and Inte… Continue Reading ›
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 ›
By Jim Martin, MPSA, CCHP,vice president of program development, NCCHC
Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation. – Zig Ziglar.
Neve… Continue Reading ›
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 ›
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 ›