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Priorities for Physicians in 2020 – Public Health, Safety and Access to Care

Priorities for Physicians in 2020 – Public Health, Safety and Access to Care

The 2020 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is scheduled to kick off on Tuesday, January 7th. As with all even-numbered years, this session will last for 60 days and legislators will need to pass a two-year budget. While that certainly makes for a lot of ground to be covered, the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA)

Medical Student Outreach and Leadership program prepares future physicians

By Emily Schott Medical school is an intense journey where tomorrow’s doctors are educated and prepared to treat patients. With so much training to cover in four short years, there is typically little time for the curriculum to explore the more nonclinical side of medicine. That’s where the Kentucky Medical Association’s (KMA) Medical Student Outreach

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

KMA develops legislative priorities

Reduce barriers to care, improve practice of medicine in the Commonwealth. By Cory Meadows Despite the Kentucky General Assembly’s emphasis on politically charged topics such as the budget and pension reform, it is undeniable that healthcare will always remain a matter for conversation in Frankfort. The Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) is once again prepared to be a leader in that discussion and advocate for the practice of medicine in 2018.

Kentucky Medical Association sets advocacy priorities

  A new look to the Kentucky House of Representatives offers new opportunities for legislation important to physicians in the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. In order to capitalize on those opportunities, the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) has established a set of priorities that emphasize improved public health, increased patient safety and a

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