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A Major Step Forward for Opioid Treatment in Corrections

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P
Managing Director, NCCHC Resources, Inc.

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, … 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 ›

COVID-19 in Correctional Facilities: Screening, Testing, Race and Ethnicity

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CAE, FACPM, CCHP-P

In March 2020, NCCHC partnered with researchers from the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School to… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC, Supporting Organizations Speak Up Against Racism

For over 40 years, NCCHC has been guided by more than 30 supporting organizations representing leaders in the fields of health, mental health, law, and corre… Continue Reading ›

A Word About Coronavirus Testing

By Brent R. Gibson, MD, MPH, CAE, FACPM, CCHP-P

A Review

As the nation gets back to work and many pat… Continue Reading ›

Transitions in Health Services: Don’t Let Change Disrupt Patient Care

By Brent R. Gibson, MD, MPH, CAE, FACPM, CCHP-P

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge society, and corrections in particular, it’s importa… Continue Reading ›

Correctional Health, Public Health & COVID-19

by Alison O. Jordan, MSW, LCSW

“Correctional health is public health”—We say this often, but what does it mean?

It means that the correct… Continue Reading ›

New Opportunties to Save Lives in Jails and Prisons Amidst Twin Crises

After two decades of a growing opioid crisis, we are now confronting a second crisis – the COVID-19 pandemic. With no proven treatments or vaccines, th… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Calls on President, Legislators to Support Adequate PPE for Corrections

NCCHC has received many inquiries regarding a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) for correctional staff and inmates. A recent study completed with r… Continue Reading ›

Guidance for Telemedicine – Start the Innovation Engines

As April starts, the country remains in the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic. Communities nationwide are facing issues of quarantine and isolation, loss of job… Continue Reading ›