Services for Counties and Jails
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At NCCHC Resources, we help correctional facilities increase health care quality and reduce liability exposure with consulting services developed by professionals who “wrote the book” on industry standards and accreditation programs. Make sure your county is getting the value you expect from your correctional health care services.
Health System Assessments & Performance Improvement
We have deep experience in conducting comprehensive assessments of the medical and mental health care services provided by some of the nation’s largest and most complicated correctional facilities and health systems. Using objective criteria, we will identify the areas in which your facility is doing well and develop data-driven solutions for areas where improvement is needed. More>>
Suicide Prevention Programs
We develop comprehensive suicide prevention programs that incorporate all facets of health care, custody, and facility design. By leveraging our comprehensive actionable reports, you’ll help your correctional and health care staff make significant strides in reducing the risk of suicide. More>>
Opioid Crisis Support
We support assessments of opioid treatment programs at all stages of maturity across a wide variety of settings, from rural medically underserved areas to large urban community hubs. We train health experts on options for medication-assisted treatment, and we maintain trusted long-term partnerships with stakeholders, including local detention services, state prisons, treatment providers, and the federal government. More>>
Active Health Services Contract Management & Monitoring
Using the Performance Analysis and Support System (PASS), our consultants act as liaisons between your care providers and correctional leaders to help you successfully navigate the complexities of contractual relationships. Through flexible and future-focused partnerships, we provide comprehensive clinical and fiscal support and oversight, coordinating and monitoring performance while ensuring compliance with contract terms and nationally accepted NCCHC health care standards. The result? Your facility will mitigate a wide array of correctional health care risks, minimize the possibility of cost- and time-intensive litigation, and decrease undesirable outcomes for incarcerated individuals in your care. More>>
In-Custody Death Investigations
We provide vital subject matter expertise for all levels of government oversight in investigating the deaths of incarcerated people to help determine the root causes, identify systems and individual errors, and recommend corrective action. More>>
RFP/RFQ Development & Support
Our team supports agencies and correctional facilities in creating RFPs/RFQs that contain carefully crafted, accurate, and comprehensive information for prospective health care vendors — which, in turn, enables contractors to propose an appropriate plan for meeting your correctional health care goals, delivering quality services, and setting appropriate prices. More>>
Training and Education
Accreditation Preparation — By reviewing your current health services policies, procedures, and practices, we determine if your health program is compliant with NCCHC’s Standards for Health Services for prisons or jails. Through subsequent monitoring, we evaluate whether further changes are required and provide clear recommendations for achieving compliance.
Certification Preparation — Through individual assessments, we determine whether staff members are on track for NCCHC professional certification programs and make recommendations for additional training and preparation, when necessary.
Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) — Our crisis intervention training teaches your correctional staff and administrators to recognize psychiatric symptoms, calm disruptive behaviors, and apply de-escalation techniques to help them avoid potentially violent interactions and create safe outcomes for staff and incarcerated populations alike.
Health Care Space Design
The physical space that is used to provide health services is a critical component of high-quality care. Through detailed examination, we assess overall clinic and housing design, patient flow, staff workstations, and equipment placement, with special attention paid to suicide prevention measures.