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Bill Wagner, longtime CEO of Family Health Centers, retires

Bill Wagner, longtime CEO of Family Health Centers, retires

Bill Wagner, CEO of Family Health Centers for the past 22, years is retiring. A celebration of his retirement was at the Portland Museum in early July. We talked to Wagner about how he got started in healthcare, what he learned from these early lessons and most importantly, what he plans to do during retirement.

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

Meet Samuel Riddick, Chief Financial Officer at Family Health Centers

FAST FACTS Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky Family: Married with three children Hobbies: I enjoy reading, exercising and sports, including the Louisville Cards. Currently reading: Daily – The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other various finance/healthcare related journals. The Rise and Fall of American Growth, by Robert Gordon, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family

CFO Roundtable: Finance challenges in Kentucky’s changing environment

Medical News recently spoke with local healthcare finance experts to learn about the challenges they face in the changing healthcare environment in Kentucky. The executives were Holly Hodge with Bluegrass Care Navigators, Jim Mattingly with ResCare, Samuel Riddick with Family Health Centers and Christopher Roszman with Centerstone Kentucky. Below are highlights from our conversations. Medical News:

Policy over programs: Improving institutional policies so the best healthcare is provided to every patient

By Julia Richerson, MD I love being a pediatrician. To support families on their journey of parenthood is a joy and a privilege. Many days are filled with healthy children whose families are resilient and thriving. Many days, that is not the case. I work with children who are struggling with issues such as obesity,

2017 Healthcare Leaders: Insights from the Physician Community

By Ben Keeton Each year, Medical News talks with healthcare leaders from across the Commonwealth to get their perspective on the changing landscape of healthcare. This year, we focused on leaders within the physician community to understand the opportunities and challenges that they face in improving healthcare across Kentucky. Leaders include: (click to view profile)