WHAT'S NEW

Summer Executive Connection Now Online!

The Summer 2018 issue is now posted as a PDF. Read about the new standards, what it means to be a CCHP, the latest Suicide Prevention Summit and more!

2018 Standards for Health Services: What’s New?

The 2018 editions have been revised, reorganized and simplified to improve their usefulness. 

Two years in the making, NCCHC’s 2018 Standards for … Continue Reading ›

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 ›

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 ›

Board Member Examines Pregnancy Behind Bars in New Book

In a newly published book, NCCHC board member Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, examines the plight of pregnant women incarcerated in our nation’s jails. Jailca… 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 ›

Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Program Recognized by White House

A new report from the White House, Economic Costs of Youth Disadvantage and High-Return Opportunities for Change, recognizes a JTDC program that has demonstr… Continue Reading ›

APA Updates Guidelines on Psychiatric Services in Correctional Facilities

The American Psychiatric Association has published a new edition of Psychiatric Services in Correctional Facilities. The first update since 2000, this third … Continue Reading ›

New Textbook on Correctional Psychiatry

Congratulations to our colleagues Robert Trestman, Kenneth Appelbaum and Jeffrey Metzner on publication of their new book, the Oxford Textbook of Correctiona… Continue Reading ›

Health Coverage and County Jails: Suspension vs. Termination

A report from the National Association of Counties addresses suspending Medicaid coverage for inmates. Medicaid allows for—and the federal government encou… Continue Reading ›