Author Archives: chelsea


The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky places mission-aligned entities under one roof.* By Chelsea Nichols Envisioned as a “hub for nonprofit work,” (c)space is the latest project from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. The nonprofit, philanthropic organization wanted to do something in addition to its grant-making that would continue to improve health as well as access to healthcare. Chief operating officer, Mary Jo

Unbridled enthusiasm

How and why Louisville became an epicenter of cardiovascular stem cell research. By Atul R. Chugh, MD As we say goodbye to events that define Louisville’s position on an international stage with celebrations such as the Kentucky Derby, Thunder over Louisville and various other arts and social happenings, I am almost embarrassed to admit that before moving here, I had no idea

KentuckyOne Health Medical Group names regional directors

KentuckyOne Health Medical Group has named Patrick Meko and Matthew Turner, II regional directors. Meko and Turner will work as a team with senior leadership, office management and physician liaisons to enhance operational support for KentuckyOne Health’s physician offices in the Louisville market. Meko has more than a decade of experience in health care operations. He most

Why I became a healthcare architect

Building a commitment to the community isn’t just a passion, but a career. By Sydney Goetz I am a healthcare architect. My little Rotary badge categorizes me that way. I never mention that I am just an architect. That just sounds naked to me. I really can’t say when I started using the term healthcare architect, but I can say that my affection with

Do construction contracts require compliance with applicable healthcare laws?

Yes. Here’s why. By Brian A. Veeneman Your organization is building a new healthcare facility. There are so many things to think about when planning for the project—funding, project delivery methods, facility space use and design, how healthcare reform affects the future use of the facility, hiring numerous consultants, hiring the right contractor—the list goes

UofL launches study in quest to decrease hospital readmission of heart failure patients

Researchers at the University of Louisville are launching a clinical research study to develop an objective approach to discharge patients with heart failure from the hospital with the goal of decreasing their possible readmission. Saeed A. Jortani, Ph.D., clinical associate professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, will lead a team of investigators including cardiologists, emergency