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Is Your Correctional Health System Overpaying for Off-Site Health Care?

Correctional health care leaders can have a major impact on controlling health care costs in ways you may have never considered. Performing services in-hous… Continue Reading ›

Monitoring: An Essential Component of Health Services

In a recent session I moderated at the National Conference on Correctional Health Care, we were fortunate to have the perspectives of Sheriff Earnell Lucas a… 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 ›

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 ›

COVID-19 Major County Sheriffs NCCHC Recorded Webinar & Materials

COVID-19: Steps to an Effective Response Webinar

Presented March 13, 2020

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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 ›

For Better Outcomes, Let’s Improve Coordination With Community Care

In his last column as NCCHC board chair, Dr. Tom Fagan discusses the need for effective communication to improve the transition of individuals both into and … Continue Reading ›

Suicide Prevention Resources

Inmate suicide is one of the most serious challenges in corrections. To help the field save lives, we share our standards on suicide prevention and other use… 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 ›

NCCHC Position Statement Endorsed by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

ACOG has approved the endorsement of the revised position statement Breastfeeding in Correctional Settings. The position statement is now ACOG official cli… Continue Reading ›