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Louisville Forum hosts important discussion around the future of healthcare in Kentucky

Louisville Forum hosts important discussion around the future of healthcare in Kentucky

Regional healthcare leaders discussed the importance of healthcare innovation in the Medicaid world, healthcare transparency and consumer empowerment at the Louisville Forum held in late February at the University of Louisville. Panelists included Russell Cox, CEO of Louisville-based Norton Healthcare; Joe Steier, CEO of Louisville-based Signature Healthcare and Yasmine Winkler of the central region of  UnitedHealthcare Inc.’s community and state business, which focuses on administering

Kentucky dropped eight spots in America’s Health Rankings

A new America’s Health Rankings Health of Women and Children Report released by United HealthFoundation finds concerning increases in several of the nation’s key mortality measures for women and children. The report builds on the inaugural 2016 Health of Women and Children Report. United Health Foundation identifies areas of success as well as challenges for

Vita-Stat to create 22 jobs with Louisville expansion

Vita-Stat LLC, a leading innovator of medication and care management software for assisting living communities and skilled nursing facilities, will expand its operation in Louisville with a more than $2.17 million investment that will create 22 full-time jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced recently. “Vita-Stat has been a strong corporate partner

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Opens Newly-Renovated Emergency Department

Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, part of KentuckyOne Health, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in late February for its newly-renovated emergency department. The recent emergency department renovations were made possible by a $200,000 gift from the Colonel Harland Sanders Foundation, which was presented to the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation in September 2017. “This investment to improve

Registration, Abstract Submission Available for Appalachian Research Day

University of Kentucky researchers and doctors work closely with communities throughout Appalachia to learn more about health issues and improve wellbeing. Appalachian Research Day, led by the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health, is an opportunity to highlight community-based research that begins at the local level and builds upon relationships between people, neighborhoods, and groups