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Molly Rutherford, MD

Molly Rutherford, MD

Molly Rutherford, MD, MPH Owner, Bluegrass Family Wellness President, Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians   FAST FACTS Mentors: For direct primary care, it is Dr. Josh Umbehr of Atlas MD. For addiction treatment I have many mentors, and at Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians (KAFP), Dr. Lisa Corum has been very helpful in guiding me

Liz Fowler

Liz Fowler President and CEO, Bluegrass Care Navigators President, Kentucky Association of Hospice and Palliative Care   FAST FACTS Leadership style: Recruit great people, invest in their professional development, and create a culture where they can do their best work. Mentors: I have a small group of CEO peers in the industry.  They are trusted

Dean Windsor

Dean Windsor Executive Director, The Grand Senior Living Community at Norton’s Commons Chairman, Kentucky Senior Living Association   FAST FACTS Leadership style: I am a passionate servant leader with a focus on trust and communication. Mentor: My wife, Amber, has helped me grow the most as a leader. She can help me look at situation

David Henley

David Henley VP and Chief Compliance Officer, Passport Health Plan Chair-elect, Health Enterprises Network   FAST FACTS Leadership style: I change leadership styles based on the team and the situation. My primary leadership style is a democratic style in which I involve team members in discussions about issues while making the critical decisions. In some

Developing the workforce to improve serious illness care

By Turner West The shortcomings of the U.S. healthcare delivery system in meeting the needs of the seriously ill and their families is well documented. Seriously ill patients often experience intractable pain; bothersome symptoms; exacerbation in anxiousness, confusion, and helplessness; emotional, psychological, spiritual and existential pain; isolation and loneliness. Moreover, rather than providing relief from