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Outsourced solutions provide stability in a crazy world

Outsourced solutions provide stability in a crazy world

By Justin Hubbard The COVID-19 crisis of 2020 has impacted all industries. However, few industries have been impacted as severely as the healthcare industry. Consider the following situations that have impacted many healthcare organizations: Emergency rooms furloughed employees due to low census levels, in the middle of a pandemic. Thousands, if not millions, of elective

Finance execs discuss navigating the pandemic

Medical News recently spoke with local finance executives who discussed navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical News: How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted your business operations? Craig Collins, Vice President and CFO, UK HealthCare As with most healthcare organizations, COVID-19 has had a major impact on UK HealthCare’s (UKHC) revenue related to patient volumes and

Healthcare business community adopts strategic plan

By Ben Keeton The Health Enterprises Network (HEN) Board of Directors, which includes over 50 of our region’s leaders from key health-related organizations, developed a new strategic plan. The intent of the plan is to help guide the organization’s mission to champion and foster the growth of the region’s health-related economy and to identify opportunities

UK working to reduce opioid-related deaths in Kentucky

By Sally McMahon The University of Kentucky’s (UK) Center on Drug and Alcohol Research (known as CDAR) conducts research on numerous aspects of substance abuse and related behavior, including intimate violence, criminal justice settings and characteristics of rural substance use. CDAR has a history of providing training on evidence-based treatment, intervention and prevention approaches, as

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