Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Medical News partners with Health Enterprises Network to tell the healthcare story

Medical News partners with Health Enterprises Network to tell the healthcare story

By Ben Keeton With over 450 companies working in the business of healthcare, Kentucky is often touted as a healthcare hub, especially as it relates to healthcare services and aging care.  From large corporations like Humana and Kindred to start-up companies like RCM Brain and EdjAnalytics, the region is flush with interesting stories and potential

National Health Center Week set for beginning of August

National Health Center Week (August 4-10) is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Health centers serve 28 million patients – a number that continues to grow along with the demand for affordable primary care. In addition to their

Finance challenges in a changing healthcare environment

Medical News recently spoke with local healthcare finance experts to learn about the challenges they face in the changing healthcare environment in Kentucky. The executives were Holly Hodge, Chief Financial Officer and vice president of Finance at Bluegrass Care Navigators, Adam Shewmaker, director of Healthcare Consulting Services at Dean Dorton, and Dale Skaggs, director at Blue

Time to take a bold stand against e-cigarette use by kids

By Janie Heath, PhD On June 17, CVS Health committed to overturning youth e-cigarette use at a whole new level: The retail and healthcare giant will dedicate $10 million for strategies to prevent e-cigarette use and to educate our children about the danger. This announcement follows a report released by the U.S. Food and Drug