Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Lourdes and Mercy Health expand Behavioral Health Institute

Lourdes and Mercy Health announced today the expansion of the Lourdes Behavioral Health Institute to ensure patients receive quality treatment in a contemporary, state-of-the-art environment.   Opening spring, 2015, The Lourdes Behavioral Health Institute will offer comprehensive services for inpatients and outpatients. Patients will benefit from the latest innovations in safety features and a multi-sensory

College of Medicine Students Go West for Clinical Rotations

ByElizabeth Adams When University of Kentucky medical student Callie Dowdy tells fellow students she delivered four babies in one month during her obstetrics rotation in Western Kentucky, she emphasizes that fact that she was a primary care provider.  She didn’t stand in the back or the room or watch over the shoulder — she was

Maximize benefits, minimize confusion

Louisville-based company using technology to enhance hospital 340B programs. By Ben Keeton A new Louisville-based company recently launched using proprietary technology to help hospitals maximize the benefits of the federal 340B program. PrescriptLink, a new company focused on managing prescription utilization by healthcare organizations, has recently been launched David Laird, Doug Howell and Dan Scott,

Women leading Ky. Health

This is the last in a series of stories about four high-ranking female state officials who have guided the state’s embrace of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health News How does a person create lasting change in an ever-changing political environment? “Bake it in,” says Audrey Tayse Haynes. As secretary for

Griffith Elected to National Medical Honor Society Board of Directors

Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society, has elected Dr. Charles “Chipper” H. Griffith III, senior associate dean for medical education at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, as a councilor director on the Society’s board. Griffith’s three-year term begins at the AOA board of directors meeting in Portland, Maine, on Oct. 3.