Industry News

December 09, 2014
UConn has recently established a new collaboration to improve healthcare for a vulnerable population with complex medical issues.
December 06, 2014
Federal prisoners will be prohibited from smoking under new rules from the Bureau of Prisons. The smoking ban in federal prisons will target more than 212,000 inmates who will be disciplined if they are caught with cigarettes, cigars, pipes or any other tobacco products, according to the bureau.
December 01, 2014
New York City plans to significantly expand public health services throughout the criminal justice process to reduce the growing number of inmates with mental health and substance abuse problems.
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.