Advanced Correctional Healthcare, Inc. is a Great Place to Work!

Advanced Correctional Healthcare, Inc. has been certified as a Great Place to Work® by Fortune Magazine! ACH is currently the only correctional healthcare company to receive this award and the only company headquartered in Peoria, IL.

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Should Vivitrol be used in Jails?

Vivitrol (naltrexone) has been around for decades and is known as an opiate antagonist.  Meaning it blocks the effect of opiates. The use of Vivitrol (naltrexone) is becoming more common.  Read Dr. Johnson’s opinion on the use of Vivitrol (naltrexone) in a correctional setting.

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Super Lice: Clarification & Kryptonite

After publishing “Debunking Bed Bugs,” the topic of Super Lice surfaced. We’ve written an addendum to that blog in relation to the clarification and treatment of Super Lice.

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Locked Up & Can't Get High

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University reported that “of the 2.3 million inmates crowding our nation’s prisons and jails, 85% were substance-involved…” That being said, how many detainees do you think will attempt to “get high” while incarcerated? Dr. Melissa Caldwell explains how you can help prevent that from happening.

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Four ACH Physicians Become Board Certified in Addiction Medicine

ACH beats the odds: All four ACH physicians pass 5-hour board certification exam with an 80-percent pass rate.


De-escalating Critical Incidents in the Correctional Setting

Dr. Melissa Caldwell joins Dr. Lorry Schoenly’s podcast, Correctional Nursing Today


An Overview of Services

Take a high-level look into our services, highlighting our advantages—but additionally—emphasizing how we make your lives easier.

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New Risk for Jails: A $250,000 Treatment

A new treatment for Hepatitis C…and it costs $1,000 per pill.

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Please do not send medical record requests to ACH. Medical records are the property of the correctional facility. Therefore, requests and signed authorizations for the release of information should be directed to the correctional facility (not ACH). While our staff may assist in the gathering of records, ultimately the correctional facility approves of the records’ release.