Author Archives: Sally McMahon

James Graham Brown Cancer Center becomes first site in Kentucky providing Keytruda, newly FDA-approved for advanced melanoma

A newly FDA-approved treatment for patients with advanced or inoperable melanoma who are no longer responding to other drugs is now available to patients at the University of Louisville’s James Graham Brown Cancer Center, a part of KentuckyOne Health. As a site for Keytruda’s research clinical trial, the cancer center is the first in Kentucky

Methodist Hospital in Henderson Joins UK Markey Affiliate Network

By Allison Perry UKNow Kentucky faces some of the highest rates of cancer incidence and mortality in the nation, but Methodist Hospital in Western Kentucky is stepping up the fight against cancer. The Methodist Hospital organization in Henderson, Ky., has announced a new affiliation with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, the state’s first

Lourdes launches comprehensive EHRs

Lourdes, a member of Mercy Health, is the first in the region to implement a fully comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) system. This initiative, known internally as CarePATH, includes the leading EHR system, Epic, and will significantly enhance Lourdes EHR system currently in place in its ambulatory locations, improve care delivery and support the national

Sullivan University expanding healthcare programs

Sullivan University has been substantially growing its health sciences education programs, having established a College of Pharmacy and offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. University leaders then pondered, what’s next? How could Sullivan continue to fulfill a long-time commitment by the Sullivan family and the university’s board to expand access to healthcare in