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Baptist Health Paducah names Bonnie Schrock chief operating officer

Bonnie Schrock, FACHE, has been named chief operating officer of Baptist Health Paducah. William A. Brown, FACHE, hospital president and West Region Executive, made the announcement. “With more than 20 years’ service here, Bonnie has demonstrated leadership, dedication and commitment to service. She embraces our mission and embodies our Baptist Health values,” he said. “Most

Healthcare dominates

The U.S. workforce is projected to increase and healthcare jobs top the list of fastest growing occupations. By Melanie Wolkoff Wachsman Job growth in the United States from 2013 through 2017 is projected to grow at a rate slightly faster than the preceding postrecession years. But for certain occupations and metropolitan areas, that outlook is much brighter. According to a report

Saint Joseph London Reaches Settlement Agreement with Federal Government

Saint Joseph London has reached an agreement with the federal and state governments to settle all potential civil claims brought, or that could have been brought, by the U.S. government or the state of Kentucky arising out of the past relationship with some cardiologists who no longer practice at the hospital. The hospital reached this $16.5 million agreement,

Dream the possible dream

How competence, confidence and courag turns a small town girl into a CEO. By Melanie Wolkoff Wachsman She grew up in a small Georgia farming community, the oldest of four children—three girls and one boy. Raised by her grandmother, Ruth W. Brinkley was too young to remember when her grandfather passed away. She does, however, remember how her grandmother wanted

Motivated to make a difference

Medical News sat down with some Norton Healthcare’s female leaders to find out what drew them to their healthcare careers and what sustains them in it. By Chelsea Nichols and Melanie Wolkoff Wachsman As a large hospital and healthcare system, Norton Healthcare provides care at more than 140 locations throughout greater Louisville and southern Indiana.

Laughter and love

Sarah Wice-Courtney incorporates both as she balances work and family responsibilities. work and family responsibilities. By Chelsea Nichols If there’s only going to be one leader from northern Kentucky to make the list, Sarah Wice-Courtney would make a lovely choice. The corporate communication manager of St. Elizabeth Healthcare handles communication strategies, publication management, overseeing social media and more for the hospital network. Outside