Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Buckley King expands into Kentucky with healthcare practice

The law firm of Buckley King is expanding into Louisville, Kentucky and has hired Bill Mabry to lead the initiative.  This addition expands both the Firm’s footprint as well as its offerings to clients, particularly in the area of healthcare. Mabry, formerly a partner with Frost Brown Todd, has dedicated his career to healthcare law,

Kentucky Health Official Invited to Share Innovative Strategies Addressing Opioid Epidemic at National Conference of State Legislatures

Dr. Jeffrey Howard, Acting Commissioner at the Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), will represent the state during a national Opioid Policy session this weekend. Organized by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), The Opioid Policy Fellows roundtable will discuss opioid addiction and overdose issues. The

Lexington lawyers discuss their experience combating healthcare fraud at the U.S. Attorney’s Office

By Ben Keeton Healthcare fraud costs the United States tens of billions of dollars each year. Healthcare fraud schemes continue to grow in complexity and seriousness. Kerry Harvey and Andrew Sparks, both with Dickinson Wright, in Lexington, Ky. have a long history of fighting healthcare fraud. Before joining Dickinson Wright, they were with the U.S.

Moving healthcare upstream: Smoketown Family Wellness Center aims to improve health at the community level

Smoketown Family Wellness Center (SFWC), a cross between a pediatric office and a community center, is set to open on March 24 in the historic Presbyterian Community Center in Smoketown, one of the poorest neighborhoods in Louisville, Ky. Smoketown Family Wellness Center (SFWC), a cross between a pediatric office and a community center, is set

Obstacles to better health: The solutions to many health issues lie not just in better access to clinical care, but in better social policy

By Sarah Moyer, MD Many of our patients often face real-life situations that can make controlling such chronic conditions as diabetes and hypertension difficult. As physicians, we are often unaware of the daily struggles preventing patients from adhering to our best-laid treatment plans. A recent experience with a patient suffering with diabetes made me acutely