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Counterfeit PPE, consumers beware

By Ozair Shariff Nearly one year into the pandemic, healthcare providers and anxious Americans have another threat with which to contend: counterfeit personal protective equipment (PPE). CNN recently reported U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized over 14 million counterfeit face masks entering the U.S. from the time the pandemic began through the end of 2020.

Kentucky Office of Rural Health announces elder wellness award recipients

Six Kentucky organizations — two hospitals, two health departments, a senior center and a nonprofit — have been awarded Elder Wellness and Enrichment Initiative Grants from the Kentucky Office of Rural Health (KORH). The grants are designed to support nonprofit rural healthcare organizations and community-based organizations as they create or enhance services for older adults

McBrayer adds seven new attorneys to the Lexington and Louisville offices

McBrayer starts 2021 strong, with seven new attorneys joining the Lexington and Louisville offices: Alexandria Beto joins as an Associate from Bowles Rice LLP in Morgantown, West Virginia. She practices a wide variety of matters in corporate and business law. Addison Lowry joins as an Associate from the Louisville Metro Public Defender’s office. Her practice

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services price transparency rule is in effect

By Megan Barker Although hospitals are still devoting their full attention and resources to responding to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, they are expected to comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) price transparency rule. After withstanding a recent legal challenge, the rule went into effect on January 1, 2021. Understandably, hospitals have

Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center joins Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health and Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center have finalized a purchase agreement that formally adds TLRMC to the Owensboro Health system, effective immediately. A 75-bed hospital based in Leitchfield, KY, Twin Lakes becomes the third hospital in the Owensboro Health system, joining Owensboro Health Regional Hospital and Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. The hospital

UK Board of Trustees Approves $6 Million Gift to Support Future Engineers From Eastern Kentucky

You could say, three p’s shaped Rebecca Liebert: planning, project management and not procrastinating. For the University of Kentucky alumna, these qualities were instilled early in life. Planning for crops on her family’s farm in Eastern Kentucky, while managing schoolwork was no simple task. Fast forward, Liebert, the executive vice president at PPG — a