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MediStar Awards celebrate excellence in the business of healthcare

MediStar Awards celebrate excellence in the business of healthcare

Seven individuals and organizations were honored on October 29th at the 13th annual MediStar Awards. Held at the Muhammad Ali Center, the MediStar Awards are the region’s premier venue for recognizing excellence in the business of healthcare in Kentucky and southern Indiana. Since 2007 the Awards have honored healthcare professionals for their achievements in advocacy, innovation, education, leadership,

Kentuckians Deserve the Right Solution for Surprise Billing

By Brent Wright, MD Congress appears to be close to passing a solution for an issue that has for too long impacted patients and providers in Kentucky and throughout the country: surprise medical billing. As lawmakers deliberate the optimal approach to separate patients from out-of-network billing disputes between healthcare providers and insurance companies, they must

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

PATIENTS Demonstration Act

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) impacts thousands of Kentuckians and their families. In addition to managing their condition, dialysis patients must adhere to a complex schedule of appointments and treatments. This can be overwhelming, time consuming, and physically draining. I believe small innovations in our health care system can have big impacts for dialysis patients. Modernizing treatment processes

A true value-based provider living in a payer world

By Gwen Cooper The recent American’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) conference in San Diego was full of insights and opinions. In our ever-changing healthcare system, providers must understand the mindset of payers to stay ahead of the new value-based care curve. I came away with the validation that hospice providers have had it right from

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