Category: In the news
  1. WUWM — 02/13/2019

    Milwaukee County Plans For New Health Services Provider At Jail – “Armor’s contract ends on April 1, and the Board approved a two-year contract for a different private Nashville-based health services provider called Wellpath.”

  2. KTVA CBS 11 – 02/11/2019

    Dunleavy hints at additional privatization beyond API – “Officials have said that under the contract, Wellpath will bring in a team that will work to correct problems relating to staff safety, patient safety and rights, regulatory compliance and the therapeutic environment.”

  3. Anchorage Daily News — 02/11/2019

    Privatization isn’t a long-term answer for API. But it could help us get out of this crisis. – “Given the scope of the problems at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute (API), it’s important to scrutinize the details of the governor’s plan. It now appears that the short-term contract with Wellpath Recovery Solutions is the first step.”

  4. KSBY – 02/1/2019

    SLO County Jail gets new healthcare provider – “Starting Friday, Feb. 1, Wellpath will now provide all medical care for the inmates at the jail. That includes medical, behavioral health, and dental services.”

  5. Fox 16 – 01/29/2019

    Grant Funds Injections to Help Inmates Kick Addictions – “An injection has helped Arkansas parolees find sobriety and gives them a chance to live a full life without crime. It is called Vivitrol and is injected every 28 days. It is a part of one of the Arkansas Community Correction rehab and re-entry programs.”

  6. American Jail – 01/23/2019

    Hear Our Cries: Inmates Find Redemption Through Song – “His name is Quincy, and he is a pre-trial detainee in the jail, awaiting a new trial after his prison sentence was overturned. People call him Q. When I meet him, I tell him that he’s got the best name for the entertainment industry.”

  7. Open Minds – 01/17/2019

    The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors requested this approval on December 11, 2018 for a contract with Wellpath to provide jail health care services, including a jail-based competency treatment program.

  8. The Fix – 01/14/2019

    Grant Provides Medication-Assisted Treatment To Inmates Leaving Jail seem eager to take advantage of the program, according to Correct Care Solutions, which provides health care services to jails.

  9. Temple Daily Telegram – 01/7/2019

    Commissioners approve jail health contracts Court to begin drafting contracts for the services. One proposed contract is with WellPath, a Nashville, Tenn.,-based health care provider

  10. The Colorado Independent – 01/7/2019

    Amid a growing opioid epidemic, lawmakers hope to end drug-addiction withdrawal in county jails. Colorado sheriffs are on the front lines of a public health crisis as jails fill with people dependent on painkillers, heroin, meth and alcohol.

  11. Santa Maria Times – 12/24/2018

    Sheriff’s Office, Wellpath employees deliver care packages in Santa Maria sheriff’s custody staff, Wellpath staff and Aramark, Hoover said. Wellpath, formerly known as California Forensic Medical Group, provides…