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Whole building sustainability: Focusing on energy management to address facility expenses

By Angie Stokes In healthcare management, there is a shift from the previous disease-management oriented approach to a more holistic, proactive approach to patient care. Physicians and other clinicians are working together in a network of interconnected resources, aided by electronic medical records, to assess the whole person, leading to better outcomes. Improving Energy Efficiency

With great power, comes great liability

By Amber Knouff As medical advancements and patients in need of medical care continue to increase, the role of mid-level practitioners becomes even more crucial. While there have been many turns of phrase for these medical professionals, the term mid-level practitioner is meant to encompass those non-physician providers, which include advanced practice nurses and physician

Telehealth update

Enactment of SB112 guarantees all Kentuckians will have access to healthcare services, no matter where they live. By Rob Sprang Kentucky has been a telehealth leader for many years despite outdated laws and regulations that restrict how telehealth may be used, preventing many Kentuckians from accessing healthcare services that are not available close to home.

Spencerian College and Sullivan University Merger Approved

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has approved the merger of Sullivan University, the Sullivan College of Technology and Design (SCTD) and Spencerian College into a single entity that will be now known as Sullivan University. The merger will be final on June 22. The current SCTD campus on Atkinson

Foundation Initiative to Help Medicaid Population Keep Health Coverage, Access to Substance Use Treatment

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky today announced that it will partner with the Bevin Administration to help Kentuckians maintain coverage under the Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid waiver demonstration program. The Foundation has hired Veronica Judy Cecil to oversee the initiative. Ensuring that those with substance use disorders can obtain treatment and work toward long-term recovery

Opioid Crisis: Employment Key to Recovery

By Dave Adkisson Kentucky’s business community has become acutely aware over the past year that the state’s opioid epidemic is more than a public health issue. It has become a serious work force issue , and employers are feeling its impact firsthand. As businesses struggle to find and retain workers, the opioid crisis is making their challenges even greater. The Kentucky Chamber, in a 2017 report, took a deep