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Seven healthcare leaders selected as MediStar honorees

Seven healthcare leaders selected as MediStar honorees

Seven individuals and organizations will be honored on October 29 at the thirteenth 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,

September News in Brief

Annual Appalachian Research Day set for September in Hazard The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) has released the agenda for the fifth annual Appalachian Research Day: Come Sit on the Porch. The one-day event, which shares results of health research conducted with communities in Appalachia, will be held Wednesday, Sept.

2019 MediStar nominees announced

More than 45 individuals and organizations across Kentucky and southern Indiana are represented in this year’s MediStar Award nominees. Leading the way is the University of Kentucky with five nominations. Baptist Health and Bluegrass Care Navigators are also strongly represented with four nominations each. First-time nominees Family Directed, HIVE and NASCEND join past nominees such as Foundation

Healthcare Fellows enrollment opens Aug. 19

The Healthcare Fellows is the region’s only healthcare focused professional development experience that spotlights innovation and thought leadership, located in Louisville’s vast health care ecosystem. Since it’s inception in 2005, the Health Enterprises Network’s Healthcare Fellows program has provided growth and development opportunities for over 300 health care professionals. Each year 18-24 professionals are selected from

Partnering with community-based organizations to address social determinants of health

Last month, the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative sponsored a two-part webinar discussing ways that community-based organizations can partner to address social determinants of health (SDOH). Part one focused on recognizing the impact of SDOH, reviewing considerations to launching an initiative to address SDOH and exploring case studies of partnerships between healthcare and community-based organizations. Part two

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