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Improving serious illness care

Improving serious illness care

Perennial growth in managed care enrollment, changes in health policy and payment incentivizes innovative approaches. By Turner West It is widely recognized that the U.S. healthcare delivery system has been maladaptive in meeting the needs of seriously ill adults and their families. The consequences of our system deficiencies are seen in myriad ways. Seriously ill

Marketing and social media in the healthcare industry

We talked to marketing and PR folks across the state to hear how they are working to effectively utilize social media to engage patients and consumers. Below are the highlights. Medical News: What is the most effective marketing strategy or trend you are seeing in healthcare marketing? Debbie Cagle Chief Marketing Officer Centerstone Strategies around

CFO Roundtable: Finance challenges in Kentucky’s changing environment

Medical News recently spoke with local healthcare finance experts to learn about the challenges they face in the changing healthcare environment in Kentucky. The executives were Holly Hodge with Bluegrass Care Navigators, Jim Mattingly with ResCare, Samuel Riddick with Family Health Centers and Christopher Roszman with Centerstone Kentucky. Below are highlights from our conversations. Medical News:

Architecture & Design Round Up

Spencerian College’s new and improved campus  Spencerian College moved students to a new campus in the Dupont Circle medical complex. The new location puts students closer to job opportunities as Dupont Circle is the largest regional medical complex outside of downtown Louisville. The construction and renovation of the building wrapped up in the mid-December 2017,

Strategic planning is never easy and is made especially difficult as the target moves

The healthcare landscape continues to evolve, and many providers, organizations and companies are working diligently to develop long-term strategic plans that will encourage growth while maintaining the flexibility needed to adjust to new policies and procedures, which will make change a constant. At a national level, there has been a significant amount of discussion around

American Cancer Society outlines legislative priorities

Expanding access to palliative care top goal. By: Lori Earnshaw, MD, Turner West and Kristy Young The need to improve serious illness care is particularly exigent in Kentucky because of our high prevalence of cancer and other serious illnesses and with the aging of the population. The Center to Advance Palliative Care defines palliative care as specialized care for people living with serious

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