Services

Physician-owned, Armor provides quality and attention unequalled in the industry.

High-Quality Care With Fewer Patient Transports
Armor Correctional Health understands the need to integrate medical services with security. We work very closely with command staff to create solutions that are customized to each site. One of our goals it to maximize on-site services, this helps to reduce the high costs of off-site care as well as expensive overtime and  transportation costs.

Services

Core Services

MEDICAL SERVICES

As a physician-owned company, all of Armor’s employees have a clear and consistent directive to “serve the client by serving the patient.” Our programs are developed with clear objectives based on established policies and procedures, national correctional health care standards, and the needs and expectations of our clients.

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BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Armor’s comprehensive approach to patient care, including mental health and psychiatric related care, is reflected in our use of the term “Behavioral Health.” We accept our responsibility to address all potentially problematic behavior, not just those limited by the narrow definition of mental illness.

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PHARMACY SERVICES

Armor’s pharmaceutical system ensures reliable delivery of pharmaceuticals. Policies and procedures ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Integrated electronic health and medication records and customized reporting make pharmaceutical delivery efficient and accurate.

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MAXIMIZING ON-SITE CARE

We work with our clients to analyze utilization patterns to identify when adding an on-site clinic for a new specialty would be feasible. We have a proven track record of expanding on-site care and reducing off-site services while improving a facility’s overall quality of care.

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OFF-SITE SERVICES

We have exceptional expertise in the areas of inpatient, outpatient, and off-site utilization management. We employ a managed care approach and to reduce hospitalization and off-site transport. When off-site services are necessary, we apply proven clinical and management tools to minimize the length of stay and ensure the efficient delivery of necessary care.

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QUALITY IMPROVEMENT

Quality assurance is a priority and is built into all of our clinical operations. Our Continuous Quality Improvement program exceeds accreditation standards and features both executive and clinical leadership involvement. In every area, we practice continuous quality improvement, performance evaluation, and peer review to achieve the highest possible quality of care.

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COMMUNITY RE-ENTRY

Armor has a long track record of developing community re-entry programs and we work closely with our clients to coordinate health care services to maximize access. We integrate release planning into our patient care model throughout the course of incarceration, from identification of a patient’s need for continuing services until release.

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COST CONTAINMENT

Armor provides a high standard of quality health services to our patients while effectively controlling costs for our clients. We meet frequently with our clients to identify opportunities to enhance services and reduce costs. We also provide an annual in-depth review of operations and programs, with recommendations for improvements.

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Other Services


Accreditation

Armor Correctional Health Services has a perfect record of accreditation by the National Conference on Correctional Health Care and the Americal Correctional Association.

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Training & Education

Our coordinated care program allows patients with chronic illnesses to remain clinically stable and mental health patients to remain compliant with their medications when they are released back into the community. This strategy is designed to reduce overall health care costs and has been demonstrated to reduce recidivism.

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Electronic Medical Records

The cost of implementing electronic medical records is often a big investment for a facility. Armor Correctional Health Services is expert at guiding clients through selection, negotiation, implementation and training of EMRs.

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THE ARMOR DIFFERENCE

(Armor’s staff) are professionals and have always worked in concert with my organization's mission. They are responsive, timely, and experts on inmate medical, dental and mental health care.

Kerri A. McKenzie, Assistant Superintendent - Milwaukee County (WI) House of Correction