Author Archives: Ben Keeton

Kentucky Supreme Court Declines to Recognize New Tort of “Negligent Credentialing”

by Sarah Cronan Spurlock and Bethany A. Breetz  Do Kentucky patients have a cause of action against a hospital for the negligent credentialing of a non-employee physician who is given staff privileges by the hospital?  In March of 2016, the Court of Appeals answered that question in the affirmative, recognizing a new, stand-alone tort and avenue for recovery

Louisville Physicians Take Leadership Roles with Kentucky Medical Association to Battle Opioid Abuse

Seven Louisville physicians took a leadership role during the recent gathering of the state’s physicians at the Kentucky Medical Association Annual Meeting in Louisville. While the organization adopted new policies and conducted its official business, the other facets of the meeting were not like ordinary meetings of the association. This year’s meeting was designed to

Sullivan University System Announces Planned Merger

Combining expertise, resources, talents and a deep tradition of higher education, The Sullivan University System Board of Directors has voted unanimously to merge the System’s three individual educational institutions – Sullivan University, the Sullivan College of Technology and Design (SCTD) and Spencerian College – into a single entity that will be known as Sullivan University.

Bluegrass Care Navigators honored with Circle of Life Award

The American Hospital Association has presented a 2017 Circle of Life Award™ to Bluegrass Care Navigators “for innovation in palliative care and for improving the care of patients near the end of life.” Bluegrass Care Navigators, the only repeat honoree, has done “incredible work incorporating palliative and end-of-life care into all aspects of care, from