Author Archives: Sally McMahon

UK Receives $5 Million CDC Grant

The University of Kentucky (UK) Central Appalachian Regional Education and Research Center (CARERC) has received $5 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety to advance occupational health and safety in Kentucky and Central Appalachia. A collaboration between UK and Eastern Kentucky University, the CARERC supports graduate

UK Gill Heart Institute Partners with ARH

Manchester Memorial Hospital (MMH), ARH Cardiology Associates and the University of Kentucky’s Gill Heart Institute announced they have partnered to offer Clay County and surrounding areas access to advanced cardiology services.  According to Erica Skula, Manchester Memorial Hospital CEO, as part of the partnership, Dr. Keerthana Karumbaiah, a general cardiologist, is now practicing at the

St. Elizabeth Announces Orthopaedic Institute

St. Elizabeth Healthcare, St. Elizabeth Physicians and Commonwealth Orthopaedic Centers are collaborating to launch an Orthopaedic Institute that will coordinate care and improve patients’ experiences by bringing together physicians and staff from across the organizations. Doctors at the Institute will focus on sports medicine, inpatient and outpatient orthopaedic surgery, total joint replacement, rehabilitation and physical

Population Health 2.0 Are you still “SILOed”?

For the 3rd time, the Health Enterprises Network addresses this “paradigm-shifting” and “career-changing” issue.  There is great focus on population health to shape the mandated improvements in providing greater care organization across all care settings and delivery methods, while navigating new reimbursement policies. The keys to success lie in innovation, collaborative approaches, ACO strategies, patient

Louisville Mission Group in Tanzania

Safe drinking water will soon be a reality in a rural, mountain village in Mufindi, Tanzania, thanks to a medical mission trip departing from Louisville on Wednesday, July 9th and returning on Wednesday, July 23rd. Thirteen University of Louisville 2nd-year medical students will spend two weeks delivering basic medical and dental care to the local