Kentucky articles

Sullivan University Health Information Management Association degree program granted accreditation

The Sullivan University Health Information Management Associate Degree Program has been granted programmatic accreditation by The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).   The programmatic accreditation in the fast-growing field of health information management provides graduates the opportunity to demonstrate to employers that they have attended a university that adheres

Murray-based Primary Care Medical Center Launches VillageMD-Kentucky

VillageMD, a national health care provider, recently announced its expansion to Kentucky. The organization is partnering with Murray-based Primary Care Medical Center to launch the program in the Commonwealth. VillageMD’s model of care is focused on improving clinical outcomes and controlling health care costs while reducing the growing administrative burdens facing today’s primary care physicians.

Health & Insurance Team Health Care Huddle

Bingham Greenebaum Doll’s Health & Insurance Team Health Care Huddle will cover “What’s Next? Physician Alignment Strategies for the Future.” Wednesday, June 7th Time: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT 4:30 – 5:00 pm Registration/Networking 5:00 – 6:15 pm Program 6:15 – 6:30 pm Networking *Apps and beverages provided   Location:  Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP 3500

One in three adults in rural areas have arthritis

As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the Kentucky Department of Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is emphasizing the negative impact of arthritis on people who live in rural areas. A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that one-third

Personal injury lawyers target caregivers before deadline

  By Betsy Johnson Personal injury lawyers have been spending big on attack ads and filing lawsuits against Kentucky’s nursing homes, hospitals and caregivers. The plaintiff’s bar is pursuing lawsuits because time is running out on their taxpayer and consumer funded pot of gold. The General Assembly passed two important bills this year dealing with

WellCare announces $180,000 in scholarships aimed at improving rural health

  WellCare of Kentucky, a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., is funding two new scholarship programs aimed at increasing the number of doctors and nurses working in primary medicine and psychiatry in Eastern Kentucky. WellCare, in conjunction with the University of Kentucky Medical School and College of Nursing, will fund up to 30 scholarships valued at $180,000 for medical and