Author Archives: Sally McMahon

XLerateHealth named one of 50 winners of $50,000 SBA grant

XLerateHealth (, a Louisville-based accelerator for early-stage, health-related companies, announces that it has selected been selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as one of the 50 winners of the first Growth Accelerator Fund competition. The recipients, selected from more than 800 applications, represent 31 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The

It is time to act on patent reform

Changes will help protect Kentucky’s healthcare innovation sector. By Randy Riggs and Kyle Keeney As lawmakers return to our nation’s capital from the August work period, it’s as good a time as any to think about what lies ahead on the legislative agenda for the remaining months of 2014 and into next year. There are a host of unresolved issues that

Mental Health Telemedicine Collaboration Now Connects Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Patients with Our Lady Of Peace Professionals

Individuals in crisis can now get the help they need more quickly thanks to a mental health telemedicine collaboration between Our Lady of Peace and Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, both part of KentuckyOne Health.   The collaboration connects mental health professionals from Our Lady of Peace with the emergency department at Sts. Mary &

An investment , not an expense

To transform your marketing into an investment, you have to know what works. By Mary-Susan Abell As a doctor, your goal is to help your patient feel better and achieve optimal health. But once that patient is healthy and out the door, how do you continue filling your appointment slots with new patients? You build

Next phase of UK hospital construction to begin

By Janet Patton University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is to begin its next phase of construction later this year. Turner Construction Co. announced Monday the company has been awarded the contract for the $150 million project, which includes the build-out and finishing of 125,000 square feet on the ninth and 10th floors

Incubator vs. Accelerator: What’s the difference?

Both give you a jump start in developing your company, each one is very different. Here’s how. By Ben Keeton If you’re interested in getting your start-up into an accelerator or incubator there’s no shortage of options in our region. But these terms sometimes get thrown around. What is the difference between the two and why does it matter? We spoke