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E-cigarettes account for highest percentage of tobacco product sales to minors

Kentucky continues to make progress in limiting retail sales of tobacco to minors, according to a new report from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS). The 2019 Annual Synar Inspection of Kentucky retail tobacco outlets showed 90.3 percent of retailers complied with the law barring tobacco and electronic nicotine device sales to anyone

KHC’s conference focuses on high value behavioral healthcare

By Michele Ganote On March 5, the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative’s annual conference moves from a broad-based view of value-based healthcare innovation to a deep dive into what many would say is Kentucky’s most important healthcare priority–behavioral healthcare. This conference will examine how employers, payers, and providers can ensure individuals have access to timely, appropriate mental

Steven Sablan Named COO for SentryHealth

SentryHealth, a Louisville-based healthcare company, has named Steven Sablan as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Sablan will spearhead the acceleration of SentryHealth’s information technology platform to support its innovative employer healthcare services. “SentryHealth’s approach to delivering healthcare at the worksite is driven by evidence-based solutions by the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Medicine,” stated CEO Alice

Kentucky-based SentryHealth, Johns Hopkins HealthCare Sign 5-Year Agreement

SentryHealth, an innovative Louisville-based healthcare company formerly known as Edumedics, today announced a 5-year agreement with Johns Hopkins HealthCare, LLC to be an authorized distributor and worksite provider of employee health programs developed by Johns Hopkins Medicine. SentryHealth spun out of the University of Louisville’s Office of Technology Transfer in 2011 to address the high

Passport West End HQ project gets $24M from national organizations

The Passport west end HQ development project has drawn attention and support from prominent national investors. A collection of financial leaders has awarded Passport Health Plan – a nonprofit, Kentucky-based Medicaid managed care organization – millions of dollars in special tax credit financing to help bring the company’s new headquarters and Health and Well-Being Campus