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Document 028237
Meaningful Use and Corrections: Unknown Opportunities
By Butler, Ben. Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS) (Oakland, CA).
"Meaningful use is the linchpin of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, established under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to provide incentive payments to eligible providers that adopt and demonstrate “meaningful use” of certified EHR [electronic health record] technology. Providers demonstrate meaningful use by “attesting” to certain criteria for different stages of meaningful use … This article provides an overview of the meaningful ... Read More
15 pages
Document 027446
Running an Intelligent Jail: A Guide to the Development and Use of a Jail Information System
By Brennan, Tim; Wells, Dave; Carr, John. National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
This is a must read for anyone involved in working with a jail information system (JIS). “With the increasing focus on cost efficiency and the avoidance of wasteful spending, jail administrators must under¬stand the importance of the potential data at their disposal and strategically plan for faster and more effective forms of data collection, storage, and analysis. [This guide] encourages jail administrators to consider the design and implementation of a jail management information system (MIS)... Read More
124 pages
Document 027556
Jails And Health Information Technology: A Framework For Creating Connectivity
By Butler, Ben. Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS) (Oakland, CA).
This paper “shares insights from the experiences of five jurisdictions working to implement different forms of HIT connectivity. Although there is no turnkey solution, there are lessons to be learned. [The] intent here is to share these lessons with those interested in improving health care in jail environments and with jurisdictions that are looking for ways to create connectivity in their communities” (p. 5). Sections of this report cover: bridging the islands between jail management systems,... Read More
29 pages
Document 022298
Large Jail Network Meeting, January 28-30, 2007, Longmont, Colorado
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Washington, DC).
Contents of these proceedings are: meeting highlights; “Reflecting on 15 Years of the Large Jail Network” by David Parrish and Art Wallenstein; “Open Forum: Hot Topics for Discussion”; “Using the NIC Corrections Community LJN Forum” by Joshua Stengel; “Large Jail Systems Assessment Project” by James Austin; “Legal Issues Update” by Bill Collins; “Improving Collaboration Between Corrections & Mental Health Systems” by Fred Osher and Seth Prins; “Diagnosing Organizational Culture” by Carol Flaher... Read More
50 p.
Document 021826
How to Collect and Analyze Data: A Manual for Sheriffs and Jail Administrators
By Elias, Gail. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Voorhis Associates (Lafayette, CO); National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Anyone who needs to gather and analyze data concerning various jail-related issues will find this manual useful. This document provides guidance on how information can fuel policy decision making. Chapters comprising this guide are: introduction; good management requires good information; information that should be collected; preparing for the data collection; how to locate and capture information; how to put it all together; how to analyze information; how to interpret information; sharing info... Read More
220 p.
Document 016687
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 2001
National Institute of Corrections. Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
The primary focus of this meeting was data collection and the management information system (MIS). Contents include: meeting highlights; the use of data for planning, decision making, and measuring outcomes -- Parts I and II; the role of professional associations and their relationship with large jails in the 21st Century; roundtable discussion; legal issues update; future meeting issues; meeting agenda; participant list; and a copy of the "Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of... Read More
51 p.
Document 014373
Objective Jail Classification Systems: A Guide for Jail Administrators
By Austin, James. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Objective jail classification (OJC) is a process of assessing every jail inmate's custody and program needs and is considered one of the most important management tools available to jail administrators and criminal justice system planners. An effective system of inmate classification will reduce escapes and escape attempts, suicides and suicide attempts, and inmate assaults. OJC systems use locally developed and validated instruments, one at intake and another after a period of confinement, that... Read More
72 p.
Document 003287
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, July 1997
National Institute of Corrections Jails Division (Longmont, CO).
Attended by about 70 administrators of the largest jail systems in the country, this meeting focused on two topics: 1) the use of technology in the jail setting; and 2) sexual misconduct of staff. The highlights addressed the following issues: 21st century technology and its application to local jail information and operational needs; innovative technology applications for internal problems; benefits of technology for inter-government decision-making; identifying and dealing with staff sexual mi... Read More
115 p.
Document 005473
How to Develop an RFP/BID Document for the Procurement of an Automated Jail Management System
By Donham, Wayne. National Institute of Corrections Jail Center (Boulder, CO). Hancock County Sheriff's Dept. (Ellsworth, ME); Maine Sheriffs' Association (Augusta, ME).
Generic specifications, to be adapted in formulating an RFP for a jail management information system, are presented in this RFP outline. Areas to consider in evaluating proposals are also discussed. Supplied title.... Read More
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