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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 ›

MOUD in Corrections: Saving and Changing Lives

Whitney was six months pregnant and
struggling with opioid use disorder (OUD) when she got to jail. But the jail
did not provide her with access … Continue Reading ›

Monoclonal Antibody Therapeutics: Improving COVID-19 Patient Outcomes in Correctional Health Care

I wanted to pass on some new and highly relevant information on exciting medical innovations highlighted by our colleagues at the HHS/Assistant Secretary fo… Continue Reading ›

Renovating or Considering a New Build? Design for Health Care Success

The physical environment is critical to work effectiveness, satisfaction, and physical and psychological well-being. This has direct effects on staff and pat… Continue Reading ›

Language Matters: NCCHC’s New Position Statement on Use of Humanizing Language in Correctional Health Care

In 2003, one of the first initiatives of the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions, an independent academic center and public policy think tank of profe… Continue Reading ›

Clinical Care of the COVID-19 Patient

by James W. Grigg, MD, Ross MacDonald, MD, and Rachael Bedard, MD.

A significant amount of national attention has focused on the risks of coronavirus… Continue Reading ›

Before the Pandemic, the Original Crisis: Mental Health Services

By Brent Gibson, MD, MPH, CCHP-P, Managing Director, NCCHC Resources and William Elliott, PhD, Correctional Mental Health Consultant and Trainer

As t… Continue Reading ›

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 ›