J Allen and Associates- Correctional Healthcare Management (CHM) is a partnership between John Allen and a diverse group of nationally recognized correctional healthcare professionals with over two centuries of prison and jail healthcare management experience. CHM has direct access to experts in correctional medical and mental health services, nursing, pharmacy, dental care, quality and outcomes management, accreditation, staffing, telemedicine, policy development, and electronic health records systems.
CHM has extensive experience in correctional healthcare monitoring and expert witness services. Our team has strong understanding of both the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare (NCCHC) and the American Correctional Association (ACA) standards and practices. CHM has been involved in the current healthcare monitoring program used in Texas by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Additionally, CHM has worked with the State of California’s Attorney General’s Office and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on multiple medical and mental health service delivery consulting projects over the past 8 years. CHM associates, individually or as a team, have provided correctional healthcare services to a number of states including California, Texas, Vermont, Rhode Island, Arizona, Illinois and Michigan.
J Allen and Associates- CHM provides direct clinical management to jails within the state Texas and healthcare network management services to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Mr. Allen served at the Vice President and Chief Operating Office for the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Correctional Managed Care (CMC) program from 2000 to 2008. Prior to his role as Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Allen serviced as Director of Operations and Comptroller for the UTMB system. Prior to joining UTMB, Mr. Allen worked directly for Texas Department of Criminal Justice from 1993 -1997, during the time the state was emerging from the Ruiz v. Estelle litigation.