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Priorities for Physicians in 2020 – Public Health, Safety and Access to Care

Priorities for Physicians in 2020 – Public Health, Safety and Access to Care

The 2020 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is scheduled to kick off on Tuesday, January 7th. As with all even-numbered years, this session will last for 60 days and legislators will need to pass a two-year budget. While that certainly makes for a lot of ground to be covered, the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA)

Healthcare Leaders

This month we explore how our talented group of MediStar nominees are making a difference in the healthcare community: London Saunders Roth, Humana Robert DiPaola, MD, UK HealthCare Gwen Cooper, Hosparus Health Cheri Levinson, PhD, Louisville Center for Eating Disorders Teresa Couts, Kentuckiana Health Collaborative K. Dawn Forbes, MD, NASCEND Whitney Jones, MD, Colon Cancer Prevention Project Randa Deaton, Kentuckiana

Russell Cox discusses career trajectory since Humana days

This month, for the HealthConomy series, Medical News spoke with Russell Cox, president and CEO of Norton Healthcare. Cox has been a fixture of Louisville’s healthcare economy for many years and held leadership roles at prominent healthcare organizations, including Humana. During his tenure in the community, he has witnessed healthcare companies taking risks that pay

MediStar Awards celebrate excellence in the business of healthcare

Seven individuals and organizations were honored on October 29th at the 13th annual MediStar Awards. Held at the Muhammad Ali Center, the MediStar Awards are the region’s premier venue for recognizing excellence in the business of healthcare in Kentucky and southern Indiana. Since 2007 the Awards have honored healthcare professionals for their achievements in advocacy, innovation, education, leadership,

HealthConomy: A look inside Humana with William Fleming

As part of an ongoing series, Medical News and the Health Enterprises Network are partnering to tell the healthcare story for the Greater Louisville region. Each month, we will feature an interview with a local healthcare executive as we explore the business of healthcare in our region. This month, we spoke with William Fleming with

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