Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Healthcare Fellows enrollment now open

Healthcare Fellows enrollment now open

By David Buschman The Healthcare Fellows is the region’s only healthcare focused professional development experience that spotlights innovation and thought leadership, located in Louisville’s vast healthcare ecosystem. Since its inception in 2005, the Health Enterprises Network’s Healthcare Fellows program has provided growth and development opportunities for 321 healthcare professionals. Each year 18-24 professionals are selected

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,

National leaders, UK launch HEALing communities study

By Jay Blanton Flanked by national leaders in the fight to reduce deaths from opioid use – including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar – the University of Kentucky officially launched the HEALing (Helping End Addiction Long-term) Communities Study – Kentucky. In April, UK – partnering with

Kentucky Office of Rural Health awarded cardiac arrest grant

By Michael McGill The Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH) has been awarded a three-year, $750,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to improve out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest survival rates among residents of rural counties served by the state’s 27 designated critical access hospitals. The University of Kentucky Center

Collaborations, partnerships open pathways to student achievement

By Tony Bieda Healthcare education options in the greater Kentuckiana region continue to expand as traditional higher education providers and career education institutions collaborate to create new pathways for student achievement. Recently, Sullivan University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and Spalding University established a formal partnership that will allow Spalding students to complete Sullivan’s

The Hosparus Health Physician Spotlight: Salli Elizabeth Whisman, MD

FAST FACTS FAMILY: Married to Lyman Whisman with four adult kids (Clare McCabe, Caitlin Gallaher, Emma Whisman, Avery Whisman) age 19 to 36. HOBBIES: Horses – training my kids to ride Eventers. DIY home remodeling – tiling, carpentry, gardening, reading. EDUCATION: Graduate of TLS in Lexington, Kentucky then Henry Clay High School 1979. Attended two