Industry News

November 24, 2014
The Board of Supervisors approved $9.4 million in appropriations for the implementation and maintenance of an EHR system in Riverside County, Alabama detention facilities.
November 19, 2014
Corizon Health named B. Anderson Flatt as its SVP and CIO. Flatt started his new role with Corizon earlier this month. He was most recently VP and CIO at Cigna-HealthSpring.
November 03, 2014
The trend of rising healthcare costs for prisoners appears to have reversed in many states, according to a report by the State Health Care Spending Project, a collabor
October 21, 2014
In Pennsylvania, nearly all inmates serving life terms will die inside prison walls. The Laurel Highlands prison has a full-time hospice service, based in part on a hospice unit in California, which can care for seven inmates at a time.
October 20, 2014
CloudVisit Telemedicine offers telepsychiatry solutions to introduce telemedicine in prisons. With CloudVisit Institution, providers, prisoners and correctional facilities all benefit from online video sessions, the company states.
October 15, 2014
For inmates with intellectual disabilities, autism or traumatic brain injury, prison can be dangerous - they're easily exploited their peers and they have trouble remembering rules, which can lead to disciplinary action and segregation from other inmates, NPR reports.
October 13, 2014
Arizona agreed to improve prison conditions in a settlement of a class-action lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union.
October 13, 2014
Osceola County commissioners approved a five-year contract with a private healthcare company for county jail inmates, The Orlando Sentinel reports.