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NCCHC Standards and Hepatitis

For World Hepatitis Day, July 28, a reminder of what the standards have to say about hepatitis.

Q: Our state performs hepatitis … Continue Reading ›

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Transgender Health and Corrections

The Journal of Correctional Health Care and Transgender Health are collaborating to produce a special issue on Transgender Healt… Continue Reading ›

Akathisia: A Mysterious Medication-Induced Movement Disorder

A patient once told me, “If it was a choice between cancer
and this, I would take cancer.”

What is this condition that could be perceived as b… Continue Reading ›

Oxcarbazepine & Carbamazepine Interact With HIV Meds

Since HIV and serious mental illness are both common in the
incarcerated population, it is important to understand a dangerous interaction
between many HIV … Continue Reading ›

Leading in Difficult Times: COVID-19 & Beyond

Part 4 of a conversation with Esmaeil Porsa, MD, MPH, MBA, CCHP-P, CCHP-A, Ron Charpentier, MBA, and Kevin Counihan, with Brent Gibson, … Continue Reading ›

LGBTQ+ Resources

For Pride Month, we have assembled a list of LGBTQ+ resources for those who work in corrections, health care, or social services. If you have additional re… Continue Reading ›

Leading in Difficult Times: Funding Challenges and Partnerships

Part 1 of a conversation with Esmaeil Porsa, MD, MPH, MBA, CCHP-P, CCHP-A, Ron Charpentier, MBA, and Kevin Counihan, moderated by Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCH… Continue Reading ›

Rhode Island DOC’s Vaccine Acceptance Success Story

Millions of Americans are being vaccinated against COVID-19 every day, bringing us closer and closer to the goal of herd immunity. But in the nation’s jai… Continue Reading ›

Talking About MOUD in Wisconsin and With You

Milwaukee Jail Commander Inspector Aaron Dobson and I were honored to present a keynote address for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Opioids, Sti… Continue Reading ›

Frequently Asked Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Like most health care providers, I couldn’t wait to start vaccinating my patients against COVID-19. I was also very curious to see how many would accept t… Continue Reading ›