2001 California Department of Corrections healthcare budget: $724 million\n\nInmate count: 157,142\n\nApril: 10 inmates sue the state, accusing the prison system of violating the Eighth Amendment with medicine that amounts to \n\ncruel and unusual punishment\n2002 Healthcare budget: $879 million\n\nInmate count: 159,695\n\nJune: U.S. District Court Judge Thelton Henderson pronounces prison healthcare system unconstitutional. State agrees to fix \n\nthe problems.\n\nNovember: State senate advisory committee concludes that Department of Corrections technology is "antiquated"\n2003 Healthcare budget: $935 million\n\nInmate count: 161,785\n2004 Healthcare budget: $1 billion\n\nInmate count: 163,939\n \n \nMedical review of 193 inmate deaths finds 34 to have been preventable or possibly preventable\n\nJuly: An audit committee requested by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger calls for an overhaul of the prison healthcare system, \n\nasking the University of California hospital system to take over inmate health care. The university declines.\n2005 Healthcare budget: $1. billion\n\nInmate count: 168,035 \n\nJune: Henderson places prison healthcare system in receivership\n2006 Healthcare budget: $1.2 billion\n\nInmate count: 172,528\n \n \nMedical review of 426 inmate deaths finds 66 to have been preventable or possibly preventable.\n\nApril: Bob Sillen starts work as receiver. Calls conditions in San Quentin "appalling."\n\nJune: Federal review finds prison pharmacy costs are up 4 times higher per inmate than comparable prison systems.\n\nOctober: California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declares a state of emergency in prisons. Among measures to relieve \n\novercrowding, state may step up inmate transfers between prisons. After paying $100 million in overdue vendor and medical \n\nbills, Sillen spends $5 million on a pilot of contract management software at four prisons\n\nNovember: John Hummelis appointed CIO of the receivership\n\t\t\n2007 Healthcare budget: $1.6 billion\n\nInmate count: 171,144\n\nApril: All 33 state prisons receive new networking and telecommunications gear for telemedicine program so remote doctors can \n\ntreat inmates.\n\nMay: Gov. Schwarzenegger approves a $7.7 billion prison expansion plan.\n\nJuly: Judge Henderson says overcrowding must be addressed to fix medical care. Orders a three-judge panel to consider a \n\nprisoner release. The state appeals.\n\nSeptember: Maxor's GuardianRx pharmacy management application goes live at Mule Creek State Prison. Sillen issues a \n\nrequest-for-proposals for a "clinical data repository," database to track inmate medical records. \n\nNovember : Sillen files a three-year plan that includes IT infrastructure. Says total overhaul could take at least 10 years\t\n2008 Healthcare budget: $2 billion \n\nInmate count: 170,455\n\nJanuary: Sillen is fired, replaced by Clark Kelso, former CIO for the state. \n\nFebruary: Hummel resigns\t\n\nMarch: Kelso proposes new three-year plan to improve business processes and technology, including completion of the Maxor \n\nrollout and the clinical data repository by mid-2009.