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Dean Dorton launches Unhinged podcast

Dean Dorton launched a new podcast show, Unhinged, which covers all things business. Hosted by Justin Hubbard, director of Accounting and Financial Outsourcing at Dean Dorton, Unhinged jests at the things business owners are frustrated with most, like ambiguous financial reports after someone spends hours manually manipulating spreadsheets just to understand how their business did

UofL medical student launches nonprofit to help minority students

Increasing diversity in the medical field is Tino Mkorombindo’s goal, and the reason he has established Greater Influence Inc., a nonprofit that serves as a resource for minority students who plan to pursue a career in medicine. Mkorombindo has completed his third year as a student at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. This

Spalding offers occupational therapy certificate, doctoral track in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

Spalding University’s Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy is offering a new graduate certificate and post-professional doctoral track in Upper Extremity Rehabilitation. Unique to this region, the programs will provide occupational therapists with advanced knowledge of the complex physiology and occupations of the hand and arm as well as training in how to evaluate and treat

Beshear, McConnel settlement secures $383 million for rural hospitals

Gov. Andy Beshear and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced $383 million in state and federal dollars for 54 rural hospitals by settling a 13-year-old dispute regarding Medicaid funding rates. The settlement negotiated by Gov. Beshear, with support from Senate Majority Leader McConnell, successfully convinced the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to offer

Kentucky Assisted Outpatient Treatment program receives $4 million grant

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) received a federal commitment of $4 million in grant funding that will enhance outpatient treatment services for people with serious mental illness (SMI). The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA), the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public

Healthcare Fellows: Session 4 recap

The Health Enterprises Network (HEN) Healthcare Fellows cohort continued sessions virtually in May due to the COVID-19 crisis. The session included a presentation from Cara Silletto, President and Chief Retention Officer at Crescendo Strategies, exploring how to reduce unnecessary employee turnover. Silletto discussed COVID-19 specific challenges, such as engaging new hires who are working from