Correctional Healthcare


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Need an Expert Witness?

Healthcare at jails, prisons, and detention facilities is unique when compared to the risks facing local hospitals. When evaluating policies or claims it is vital to use an expert witness who has expertise in the intricacies of correctional health care. Our experienced medical expert witness professionals regularly assess and opine on medical claims at juvenile confinement facilities, correctional facilities, detention facilities and any correctional related health care facility.

Managing and evaluating correctional healthcare risk involves using accepted health care policies & procedures, and reasonable medical and mental health practices unique to the corrections environment. These evaluations often encompass local medical practices balanced against accepted guidelines including state regulations, US Department of Corrections guidelines, ACA, or NCCHC.

The most common issues reviewed are questions centering on suicide prevention, access to medical care, intake screening, mental health, medical evaluations, medication distribution, and quality of care. Whether you are working with a state tort law, or 42 US Code §1983 claim, OSS can help!

Correctional Health Care Expert Services

We can perform cost-effective health care management consulting, risk management, and correctional health care assessments to identify potential malpractice risks before they become costly claims. Our medical expert team frequently consults on the following types of issues.

  • Correctional Health Care Facility Assessments
  • Medical Policies & Procedures Assessments
  • Assessment of Actual Health Care Practices
  • Policy Development Services
  • Correctional Health Care Job Descriptions
  • "Contracting Out" of Critical Services
  • Cost Containment Strategies
  • Prison Medical Assessments
  • Compliance with National Medical Standards
  • Correctional Health Care Expert Witness Services
  • Correctional Care Expert Witness Consultation
  • On-Call Consulting

Correctional Healthcare Consulting Options:

From very straightforward initial analysis to standing for you in court as a testifying expert we have the expertise to put behind your case.  Here are some common formats for our expert witness services:

Preliminary Analysis >

Early Case Assessment >

Consulting & Forensic Experts >

Consulting & Testifying Experts >

Service Area

OSS Law Enforcement Advisors® is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with Expert Witness and Law Enforcement Consultant Services provided throughout the United States.

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