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CFO Roundtable: Finance challenges in Kentucky’s changing environment

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:

Policy over programs: Improving institutional policies so the best healthcare is provided to every patient

By Julia Richerson, MD I love being a pediatrician. To support families on their journey of parenthood is a joy and a privilege. Many days are filled with healthy children whose families are resilient and thriving. Many days, that is not the case. I work with children who are struggling with issues such as obesity,

2017 Healthcare Leaders: Insights from the Physician Community

By Ben Keeton Each year, Medical News talks with healthcare leaders from across the Commonwealth to get their perspective on the changing landscape of healthcare. This year, we focused on leaders within the physician community to understand the opportunities and challenges that they face in improving healthcare across Kentucky. Leaders include: (click to view profile)

Physician Spotlight: Meet Julia Richerson, MD, pediatrician at Family Health Centers in Louisville, Ky.

  Fast Facts Hometown: Mayfield, Ky. Family: Husband and a second grade daughter Hobbies: Travel, hiking, being a Brownie Scout’s mother Education: BA from Transylvania University, MD from University of Kentucky and pediatric training at UCLA/Cedar Sinai Medical News: Why did you become a doctor? Julia Richerson: In high school and college I had excellent

Uncertain future of Medicaid program, substantial losses to the CHC federal grant funding program are real threats.

Like many healthcare organizations across the nation, community health centers (CHC) are facing an uncertain future as our elected officials try to reshape healthcare legislation and policy under the new administration. For more than 50 years, community health centers (sometimes called Federally Qualified Health Centers or FQHCs) have been a stable presence in Kentucky’s most

Seven Counties Services presents patient access improvements to national audience

Outstanding results from national project lauded by National Council on Community Behavioral Health Care  Seven Counties Services, Inc., the region’s leading provider of mental health services, posted significant gains in patient access and patient satisfaction during a just completed nine-month national learning collaborative.  The wait time for first appointments fell from over 15 days to under