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Confronting Injustice: Don’t Let Fear Get You Down

by Robert M. Morris, MD, CCHP-P

Recent events in the United States have generated a lot of conversations about racism, a plea for ongoing discus­sion… Continue Reading ›

Standards Q&A – COVID, Physicals, DNR

by Jim Martin, MPSA, CCHP,vice president of program development

Access to Care in the Time of COVID-19

Q: We have a question … Continue Reading ›

CCHPs Identify Issues Impacting Patient Care

A survey of Certified Correctional Health Professionals (CCHPs) conducted in second quarter of 2020 has identified obstacles to patient care from COVID-19 an… Continue Reading ›

Our Duty to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Corrections

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P
Chief Health Officer, NCCHC

On June 22, NCCHC held an incredible webinar with national experts on the treatment of op… Continue Reading ›

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 ›