Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Hahn, Mays and Talbert Named Associate Directors for UK Center for Health Services Research

Three University of Kentucky faculty members have been selected as associate directors to help lead the UK Center for Health Services Research (CHSR), said Dr. Mark V. Williams, director of the center which is focused on creating, testing and scaling next-generation solutions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of health care delivery and the overall

Tax time: Getting your financial house in order

After the sticker shock that accompanied last year’s tax code regulations, many will be happy that 2014 is going out on a quieter note. However, there are still some changes and lingering questions about a number of extenders that could adversely impact your bottom line on both a personal and professional basis. Tony Jones, CPA,

Ky. receives $7 Million to fight lung cancer

The University of Kentucky, the University of Louisville, and Lung Cancer Alliance announce the Kentucky LEADS (Lung Cancer. Education. Awareness. Detection. Survivorship) Collaborative, a project that will focus on reducing the burden of lung cancer in Kentucky.  Kentucky has more cases of lung cancer than any other state and its lung cancer mortality rate is

ATA addresses state telemedicine gaps

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) undertook the unenviable task of capturing the complex policy landscape of 50 states with 50 varying telemedicine policies to create a telemedicine gaps analysis in two critical policy reports covering physician practice standards and licensure, and coverage and reimbursement.  Physician Practice Standards and Licensure According to the September 2014 ATA

AMA’s telemedicine push

In June, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a resolution addressing telemedicine as a key innovation in support of healthcare delivery reform. Timing of the resolution melds with legislative advocacy action being made at the local, state and national levels as telemedicine goes mainstream. Among the high points: a universally-accepted telemedicine payment model, licensure portability,