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Corizon renews Florida jail contract and hires executive of state operations

By MATT BLOIS The prison health care company Corizon has renewed a medical services contract for a jail in Florida and hired an executive to run state operations. The Brentwood company has worked with the Okaloosa County jail in Florida for 16 years. The new contract runs through 2022, with an option to extend through

By | 2019-09-19T14:55:42-05:00 September 19th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Prison health care company hires a corrections executive to lead the company

By MATT BLOIS The prison health care company Corizon has hired a corrections executive to become the new CEO. The company announced on Thursday that James Hyman will be the new CEO starting Sept. 1. He replaces Steve Rector, who will serve as an advisor to the board of directors on an ongoing basis. From

By | 2019-09-09T15:02:36-05:00 September 9th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

Corizon renews health care contract in Kentucky; new executive will run state operations

By MATT BLOIS The prison healthcare company Corizon recently renewed a contract to provide medical care for prisoners in Lexington and Fayette County in Kentucky. Corizon provides healthcare to prison systems across the U.S. The Brentwood company has also hired a corrections executive to run the company’s operations serving state departments of corrections. Corizon has

By | 2019-08-13T13:55:46-05:00 August 13th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

Prison healthcare company takes out $25 million loan after securing new contracts

By MATT BLOIS The prison healthcare provider Corizon, based in Brentwood, has taken out $25 million in loans for costs associated with new contracts and to fuel growth. A press release did not specify which contracts it needed the cash for. In June, Corizon reported that it won a contract to continue providing health care

By | 2019-07-10T02:17:17-05:00 July 9th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

A Brentwood health care company wants to expand access to medication for addiction treatment in jail

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood health care company Corizon hopes to make medication assisted treatment more easily available for people addicted to opioids in jails and prisons. Corizon is a private company that provides health care to more than 300 prisons and jails in 22 states. With more than 220,000 patients, the company is one

By | 2019-04-29T21:41:21-05:00 April 30th, 2019|Categories: BW-Healthcare, BW-News, More News|Tags: |Comments Off on A Brentwood health care company wants to expand access to medication for addiction treatment in jail