Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Time is on their side

Time is on their side

Members of Grow Smart Louisville continue to oppose VA hospital on the Midlands site, concerns over veteran’s care. By Kenny Colston The battle over a new Veterans Administration Hospital may seem over, but one group of concerned citizens and doctors are hoping that’s not the case. For several years, the VA has proposed building a new hospital in Louisville and has bought a

UofL pediatricians reorganizing primary care operation

The University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics is reorganizing its general pediatrics division, positioning itself to respond better to the new health care marketplace and needs of the community’s children.   The division provides primary care services to children in Louisville and Campbellsville, Ky., and helps train many of the university’s student doctors, nurses, dentists,

Women at the epicenter of Alzheimer’s Disease

By Teri Shirk Kentucky residents Nobuko Tidwell and her daughters, Amy Tidwell and Mitzi Pendergrass, are among the more than 10 million women at the epicenter of Alzheimer’s disease. While women in America enjoy several health advantages and a longer average lifespan compared to men, the latest Alzheimer’s Disease 2014 Facts and Figures report from

Frontier Nursing University celebrates 75 years

Frontier Nursing University marks 75 years as the birthplace of nurse-midwifery and family nursing in America. Frontier has the longest continually-operating and largest nurse-midwifery program in the nation. Frontier is both a nationally and regionally accredited University with more than 1,500 students currently enrolled. Byutilizing distance-learning methods, Frontier makes graduate-level education accessible to nurses in all

Lexington Clinic becomes first AAAHC accredited medical group practice in Kentucky

Lexington Clinic’s physician group and all associate practices have achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), becoming the first, and only, medical group practice in Kentucky to receive this accreditation. The AAAHC accreditation was awarded for the maximum number of three years and demonstrates not only that Lexington Clinic meets nationally

Health care revenue, billing manager plans move to Louisville

iHealth Solutions LLC, a company that offers health care revenue cycle management, practice management and billing and records technology, is considering a move to Louisville. The company received preliminary approval for $350,000 in tax incentives from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority board on Thursday morning. That approval was given based on plans to invest $1.6 million