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Potpourri of COVID-19 takeaways for healthcare providers

Potpourri of COVID-19 takeaways for healthcare providers

By Lisa English Hinkle While the COVID-19 virus surges and possibly re-surges in states all around us, Kentucky’s cautious management of this crisis has created opportunities for healthcare providers to ease back into business and shift into recovery. Whether Kentucky can continue to contain the virus is uncertain, but as healthcare providers retool and spend

Finance execs discuss navigating the pandemic

Medical News recently spoke with local finance executives who discussed navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical News: How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted your business operations? Craig Collins, Vice President and CFO, UK HealthCare As with most healthcare organizations, COVID-19 has had a major impact on UK HealthCare’s (UKHC) revenue related to patient volumes and

Healthcare organizations encouraged to enhance data security

By Margaret Young Levi and Kathie McDonald-McClure The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued a joint alert warning of techniques that advanced persistent threat (APT) groups are using to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic. APT groups target and exploit organizations

Is telehealth here to stay?

By Jennifer Henry Jackson and Sarah Cronan Spurlock As a result of social distancing rules and “shelter in place” orders that have been implemented around the country, the COVID-19 public health emergency rapidly accelerated the use of telehealth in the United States. Since the beginning of the pandemic, nearly half of all physicians are treating

Diversity and inclusion in healthcare

By Ben Keeton Until recently, I did not know that the Falls City Medical Society existed. In 1902, the Falls City Medical Society was formed in response to a growing number of black physicians in Louisville. These physicians, left out of the segregated medical societies, desired to have a forum for the exchange of ideas,