Author Archives: Sally McMahon

THE HOSPARUS HEALTH PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Miriam Sigrun Krause, MD

THE HOSPARUS HEALTH PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Miriam Sigrun Krause, MD

FAST FACTS Practice: Fertility and Endocrine Associates Hometown: Heidelberg, Germany Family: Married to husband, Tony, and we have a daughter, Marie. How you start your day: Waking and feeding my little girl (11 months old currently) Best advice: “Whatever you do, do it well” – given to me by my Dad. Later I learnt that this quote

KHC’s conference focuses on high value behavioral healthcare

By Michele Ganote On March 5, the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative’s annual conference moves from a broad-based view of value-based healthcare innovation to a deep dive into what many would say is Kentucky’s most important healthcare priority–behavioral healthcare. This conference will examine how employers, payers, and providers can ensure individuals have access to timely, appropriate mental

Statewide tobacco-free schools bill

By Rep. Kim Moser and Sen. Ralph Alvarado Students, educators, health advocates and business leaders are urging the legislature in 2019 to make all Kentucky school districts tobacco-free. As health professionals and lawmakers, we believe this is the sensible approach to protecting our kids from tobacco exposure. Now is also the right time to enact

Pass House Bill 121

By Michael Fletcher, MD In 2019, every Kentuckian knows someone struggling with addiction and we know this epidemic is wreaking havoc on our communities and in our country. As an addiction specialist physician practicing in the Commonwealth, I look into the eyes of these people every day. My patients are filled with determination to beat

A promising partnership

By Ben Keeton The merger between Uspiritus and Centerstone creates one of the most comprehensive child welfare agencies in the state of Kentucky and gives children a true continuum of care that currently does not exist in the foster care system. By joining forces with Centerstone, Uspiritus can do what is most needed for the

Making recovery possible for more people

By Scott Hesseltine Every year, a new report highlights the toll of drug overdoses in our communities. According to the Centers for Disease Control’s August report, 72,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year with most stemming from opioid use. Synthetic opioids like fentanyl can be 50 times more powerful than heroin thus causing a

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