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New veterans’ patient navigator to help with healthcare options

On Nov. 12 in celebration of Veterans Day, Norton Healthcare will launch a new service to help veterans navigate options for health care. A patient navigator dedicated to serving veterans will be available to assist them in getting the care they need. “There are times when a veteran may need assistance accessing specialized services,” said

Humana Foundation to invest $560,000 in Family Scholar House to launch HEROES Program

Family Scholar House is excited to announce an investment from the Humana Foundation, to launch the HEROES program. HEROES is an acronym for Health-Education-Resilience-Opportunities-Economic Success. This investment will allow the Family Scholar House to expand existing programming and will provide the opportunity to reach more Individuals, families and senior citizens in our community to assess

Sullivan focuses on enrollment growth, state recognition

Less than one year ago David Keene was promoted to a new role at Sullivan University. The veteran of higher education administration was charged with—among other tasks—promoting growth in enrollment and enhancing the recognition and growth of Sullivan throughout Kentucky. Keene, a Sullivan University graduate, became the vice president for community partnerships after serving as

Three ways to use KASPER to protect your practice

By Christopher Shaughnessy Prevention and compliance best practices for healthcare providers are a hot topic, and this isn’t likely to change, maybe ever. As the opioid crisis continues to grow and healthcare providers come under increasing scrutiny, one tool is emerging as a resource for prescribing providers, and it’s probably not what you would expect:

KMA’s Beyond the White Coat gallery showcases physician talents

The 2018 Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) Annual Meeting, held in late August at the Louisville Marriott East, featured a unique, interactive gallery celebrating the talents and hobbies that physicians engage in to reduce stress and combat burnout. The Beyond the White Coat gallery contained exhibits from more than 30 physicians from across the state. Submissions

Common Sense Fixes Needed to Maintain Health Care Program for the Uninsured

Everyone involved in America’s health care industry should be united around one goal: saving lives. Strip away the politics, policies, regulations and costs; our collective mission should always be providing the best possible care and medicines to patients, regardless of their economic situation. In 1992, Congress wisely created a program to do just that. The