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BrightSpring Health Services Announces 2022 Brighter Futures Scholarship Recipient

BrightSpring Health Services (BrightSpring), one of the nation’s leading home and community-based health services providers for complex populations, announced Sara Montoya-Obando as the recipient of its next and most recent BrightSpring Brighter Futures Scholarship. Ms. Montoya-Obando will study communications at the University of Louisville this fall. “We are really excited and proud to be able

VOA, Community Partners Launch Healthy Mouth, Healthy You Campaign with Senate Proclamation in Frankfort

As part of Children’s Dental Health Month, Volunteers of America has partnered with the Kentucky Beverage Association, Avesis and community partners across Kentucky on a campaign to improve oral health and overall wellness for all Kentuckians. The Healthy Mouth, Healthy You campaign brings awareness to the importance of oral health and connects families with dental care providers

Kentucky-based Start-up is Simplifying HealthCare – One Payment at a Time

By Raffi Kayat The total US healthcare expenditure hit $3.6 trillion in 2019, yet 90% of healthcare providers still use paper checks and manual processes for payment collections. Recognizing an opportunity, we at borderless™, a Louisville-based payments company, launched a healthcare initiative to provide simple, contactless and affordable digital payments. Healthcare E-commerce is on the

Pfizer Inc. designates UofL first-of-its-kind Center of Excellence for epidemiological research of vaccine-preventable diseases

A new collaboration with Pfizer Inc. will enable the University of Louisville’s Division of Infectious Diseases to play a significant role in epidemiological research related to vaccine-preventable diseases affecting adults, including the elderly. UofL has been designated the first Center of Excellence by Pfizer Vaccines. “UofL’s Division of Infectious Diseases has a rich history of

UK Markey Cancer Center and Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital Announce Affiliation

Officials with Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital and the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center announced that the hospital has joined Markey’s Affiliate Network as a candidate member. Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital’s cancer program is the first in the region with an academic affiliation. “Today’s announcement positions Lourdes as the area’s leader in cancer

Evolent Health Expands Partnership with Passport Health Plan

Passport Health Plan and Evolent Health, a company providing an integrated value-based care platform to the nation’s leading providers and payers, today announced that Evolent has entered into a definitive agreement to partner with the current sponsors of Passport in continuing to serve the Kentucky Medicaid market. The current sponsors, which include The University of

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