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Kentucky Assisted Outpatient Treatment program receives $4 million grant

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) received a federal commitment of $4 million in grant funding that will enhance outpatient treatment services for people with serious mental illness (SMI). The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA), the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public

Healthcare Fellows: Session 4 recap

The Health Enterprises Network (HEN) Healthcare Fellows cohort continued sessions virtually in May due to the COVID-19 crisis. The session included a presentation from Cara Silletto, President and Chief Retention Officer at Crescendo Strategies, exploring how to reduce unnecessary employee turnover. Silletto discussed COVID-19 specific challenges, such as engaging new hires who are working from

LHCC, Aging2.0 partner to accelerate aging innovation

The Louisville Healthcare CEO Council (LHCC) announced a strategic partnership with Aging2.0, the largest global innovation platform focused on aging. Highlighting their shared mission to accelerate innovation and recognizing Louisville as the home to titans of the healthcare aging innovation industry, Aging2.0 is moving its international headquarters into LHCC’s new Corporate Innovation Center in Louisville,

Stroke survivor, stroke support group receive awards

By Beth Bowling and Hillary Smith The Hazard and Surrounding Area Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Support Group through the University of Ken­tucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health, along with one of the group’s founding members, Mark Kincaid, a stroke survivor from Letcher County, were honored with Stroke Hero Awards from the American Stroke Association,

XLerateHealth, Southeast XLerator Network announce National Institutes of Health funding

XLerateHealth (XLH), its affiliate, the Southeast XLerator Network (XLN) and XLN Academic Lead, the University of Kentucky, announced that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has approved XLN’s External Advisory Committee’s (EAC) recommendation to fund the continued development of seven biomedical innovations that represent various areas of technology, from medical devices to diagnostics and therapeutics. The funding

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