WHAT'S NEW

Updated Jail and Prison Standards Coming Soon

New editions of NCCHC’s landmark Standards for Health Services for jails and prisons will be available in April. First published in 1976 and 1979, respect… Continue Reading ›

Online Portal Simplifies Accreditation Tasks

Great news for correctional facilities! NCCHC is streamlining the accreditation process through an individualized online system that will make tasks smoothe… Continue Reading ›

Registration Is Open for the 2018 Spring Conference in Minneapolis

Renew your sense of purpose, gain a fresh perspective and be part of progress at the 2018 Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care!

Correctional… Continue Reading ›

National Correctional Health Care Providers Convene for Suicide Prevention Summit

Representatives from five national providers of correctional health care came together for a day of discussion and problem-solving in the shared interest of … Continue Reading ›

NCCHC and AAHIVM Partner on Corrections Issue of HIV Specialist

The American Academy of HIV Medicine recognizes the importance of continuity of care for individuals released from incarceration to the community—both for … Continue Reading ›

Spring Conference Final Program Now Online

One of the largest educational gatherings in our field, NCCHC’s Spring Conference is the place to be for networking, collaborating and problem-solving…. Continue Reading ›

Teaching Is a Mission for 2017 Board Chair

Eileen Couture, DO, RN, CCHP-P, began her term as chair of NCCHC’s board of directors at its annual meeting in October 2016. She has served on the board si… Continue Reading ›

NCCHC Accreditation Staff Attends National Institute of Corrections Roundtable

NCCHC Accreditation Specialist James Martin, MPSA, CCHP, attended a roundtable meeting on Feb. 3 to discuss medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for justice-… Continue Reading ›

How Can Grievances Reduce Legal Risk?

Read the cover story in the Fall 2016 issue of CorrectCare™ to find out!

This issue also provides tips for successful documentation and explains why… Continue Reading ›

Carolyn Sufrin Researching Pregnant Women Behind Bars

NCCHC board member Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, spoke about the importance of improving data on incarcerated pregnant women at the 2016 annual meeting of the Am… Continue Reading ›