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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 colla

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.