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2019 MediStar nominees announced

2019 MediStar nominees announced

More than 45 individuals and organizations across Kentucky and southern Indiana are represented in this year’s MediStar Award nominees. Leading the way is the University of Kentucky with five nominations. Baptist Health and Bluegrass Care Navigators are also strongly represented with four nominations each. First-time nominees Family Directed, HIVE and NASCEND join past nominees such as Foundation

Healthcare Fellows enrollment opens Aug. 19

The Healthcare Fellows is the region’s only healthcare focused professional development experience that spotlights innovation and thought leadership, located in Louisville’s vast health care ecosystem. Since it’s inception in 2005, the Health Enterprises Network’s Healthcare Fellows program has provided growth and development opportunities for over 300 health care professionals. Each year 18-24 professionals are selected from

Partnering with community-based organizations to address social determinants of health

Last month, the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative sponsored a two-part webinar discussing ways that community-based organizations can partner to address social determinants of health (SDOH). Part one focused on recognizing the impact of SDOH, reviewing considerations to launching an initiative to address SDOH and exploring case studies of partnerships between healthcare and community-based organizations. Part two

Driving collaborative innovation between BigCos, startups

In May, Health Enterprises Network hosted “Entrepreneurs & Big Cos: Mapping the Path to Collaboration and Economic Growth,” an event exploring the benefits and intricacies of working partnerships between startup companies and big and medium-sized corporations. A panel of successful entrepreneurs and corporate innovators, moderated by Patrick Henshaw [CEO of LEAP – Louisville Entrepreneurship Acceleration Partnership], gathered to share

Medical News partners with Health Enterprises Network to tell the healthcare story

By Ben Keeton With over 450 companies working in the business of healthcare, Kentucky is often touted as a healthcare hub, especially as it relates to healthcare services and aging care.  From large corporations like Humana and Kindred to start-up companies like RCM Brain and EdjAnalytics, the region is flush with interesting stories and potential

National Health Center Week set for beginning of August

National Health Center Week (August 4-10) is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades. Health centers serve 28 million patients – a number that continues to grow along with the demand for affordable primary care. In addition to their

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