Author Archives: Ben Keeton

Murky Legal Ads Putting Kentuckians At Risk

State Representative Kim Moser (R-64) February is a quite a month for advertisers with major events like the Super Bowl and the Academy Awards ushering in a new crop of big budget TV spots. However, another kind of advertisement flooding the airwaves should be raising our concerns—the nearly omnipresent “bad drug” advertisements. We’ve all seen

Steven Sablan Named COO for SentryHealth

SentryHealth, a Louisville-based healthcare company, has named Steven Sablan as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Sablan will spearhead the acceleration of SentryHealth’s information technology platform to support its innovative employer healthcare services. “SentryHealth’s approach to delivering healthcare at the worksite is driven by evidence-based solutions by the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Medicine,” stated CEO Alice

Kentucky-based SentryHealth, Johns Hopkins HealthCare Sign 5-Year Agreement

SentryHealth, an innovative Louisville-based healthcare company formerly known as Edumedics, today announced a 5-year agreement with Johns Hopkins HealthCare, LLC to be an authorized distributor and worksite provider of employee health programs developed by Johns Hopkins Medicine. SentryHealth spun out of the University of Louisville’s Office of Technology Transfer in 2011 to address the high

Common Gumption to Achieve Common Good for Kentucky Kids

By Dr. Terry Brooks Did you hear the revolution? It happened about 10:45 AM on November 19th before the Kentucky General Assembly’s School Safety Working Group, a blue-ribbon collection of leaders being artfully chaired by Senator Max Wise and Representative Bam Carney. Cabinet for Health and Family Services Deputy Secretary Kristi Putnam quietly announced the

National Community Development Groups Invest $24 Million In New Markets Tax Credits For Passport’s Health And Well-Being Campus

One of Louisville’s most anticipated real estate development projects has drawn significant attention and support from prominent national investors. A collection of financial leaders has awarded Passport Health Plan – a nonprofit, Kentucky-based Medicaid managed care organization – millions of dollars in special tax credit financing to help bring the company’s new headquarters and Health

PATIENTS Demonstration Act

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) impacts thousands of Kentuckians and their families. In addition to managing their condition, dialysis patients must adhere to a complex schedule of appointments and treatments. This can be overwhelming, time consuming, and physically draining. I believe small innovations in our health care system can have big impacts for dialysis patients. Modernizing treatment processes

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