Murder She Wrote: Limits to Confidentiality

Authored by: Melissa S. Caldwell, PhD, CCHP-MH – Director of Mental Health Services Published: 19 October 2018 “I did it.” An incarcerated patient has just confessed to hurting someone. Child abuse, rape, murder? What should the healthcare professional do with...

Don’t Catch It! Influenza in 2018

Author: Michael Roach, DO – Corporate Medical Director As a reminder, it is coming up on flu season once again. Soon vaccines will be available for your county.  Jails should vaccinate high-risk patients between November 1, 2018 and February 1, 2019.   Symptoms...

Jails are Safe Places for Healthcare Workers

Author: Dr. Norman Johnson, CEO I recently reviewed data from our workers compensation reports that involved incidents of workplace violence. The data included 2012 to the present. We had a total of seven incidents with one report of lost time. This was with 700 full...