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Opioid Crisis: Employment Key to Recovery

By Dave Adkisson Kentucky’s business community has become acutely aware over the past year that the state’s opioid epidemic is more than a public health issue. It has become a serious work force issue , and employers are feeling its impact firsthand. As businesses struggle to find and retain workers, the opioid crisis is making their challenges even greater. The Kentucky Chamber, in a 2017 report, took a deep

Lawmakers hear sobering account of opioid crisis

By Ben Keeton At one Kentucky hospital, people are bringing in their own heroin and shooting up with patients. That’s one example of the “very desperate situation” the opioid-abuse crisis has created, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President Dave Adkisson said while testifying before a panel of state legislators in the Capitol Annex. He was among

Corner Office Meet Beth Davisson, executive director at the Workforce Center at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

Every other month, Medical News catches up with a healthcare leader in our state for a special feature where they answer questions about their interests outside of work, favorite pieces of advice and healthcare issues that ruffle their feathers most.   FAST FACTS Education: Earned bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky, and MBA from Sullivan