Author Archives: Sally McMahon

An innovative approach to delivering consistent, customizable instructions

An innovative approach to delivering consistent, customizable instructions

By Aaron Tomes Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer related death for both men and women in the United States, therefore, early detection is key. According to recent studies, there are more than 550,000 annual deaths worldwide of colon cancer. That is too many deaths, especially when tools are becoming available

Remembering Wayne Estopinal

This month we take a moment to reflect on one of the thought leaders in the architecture community, Wayne Estopinal, who we tragically lost in an airplane accident late last year.  As you can see in our tribute, Wayne’s impact can be felt across the commonwealth as well as the healthcare sector throughout the United

UK, Kentucky awarded $87 million to combat opioid epidemic

In the largest grant ever awarded to the University of Kentucky, researchers from UK’s Center on Drug and Alcohol Research (CDAR) and across campus — in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet (JPSC) — will lead a project as part of the HEALing Communities study. The four-year,

Addiction treatment web site FindHelpNowKY.org making strides

Since its launch in January 2018, Kentucky’s newest tool in the fight against addiction, FindHelpNowKY.org, has served critical, real-time information on available substance use disorder treatment options to more than 50,000 people since its start. People who visit the site can confidentially locate facilities and service providers who are accepting new patients based on individual

The Hosparus Health Physician Spotlight: Vincent William Prusick MD, Shriners Hospital for Children Medical Center

FAST FACTS Hometown: Traverse City, Michigan Family: I have been married to my wonderful wife Kate for eight years. We have known each other since age two but didn’t start dating until senior year of high school. We have one son, Everett who is almost two years old. Additionally, we have two dogs – Dexter,

Correlation between Kentucky’s opioid crisis and workplace violence in healthcare

By Scott Cormier One of the fastest growing issues in the healthcare setting is workplace violence. In fact, according to OSHA, 75 percent of nearly 25,000 workplace assaults reported annually occurred in healthcare and social service settings. In turn, the International Journal of Nursing Studies surveyed 26,979 nurses and found that 50 percent reported experiencing

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