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Kentucky’s Opioid Response Effort

Kentucky’s Opioid Response Effort

With over 1400 overdose deaths in 2016 (compared to over 1300 in 2015), opioid use disorder has reached epidemic levels in Kentucky. Addressing this epidemic is a top priority across all levels of government and public and private partners. One thing is certain: the opioid use disorder crisis is complex and multi-factorial. There is not

Seven healthcare leaders selected as MediStar honorees

Seven individuals and organizations were honored on October 24 at the eleventh 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.   Since 2007 the MediStar Awards have honored healthcare professionals for their achievements in advocacy, innovation, education, leadership, aging, as well as announcing the Physician

Younger meets older

These three young professionals are impacting aging care through their roles with Masonic Homes of Kentucky (MHKY). We spoke with Nick Cooper, executive director and administrator; Casey Adams, vice president of independent living; and Nicole Candler, senior vice president of marketing and communications, about about advances in aging care and why they enjoy working with

Telehealth program brings expert care into even the smallest of rural communities in Kentucky

By Laura Dawahare Somewhere in Kentucky, a patient checks in at the front desk of her local hospital’s memory or behavioral health clinic. The patient is concerned she may be having memory problems and, at the encouragement of family and friends, has booked an evaluation. A nurse greets the patient and takes her into an

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