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    Friday, January 12, 2018
    Gov. Matt Bevin Announces Approval of Kentucky HEALTHFederal Approval Puts Kentuckians on a Path to Better HealthFRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 12, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin today announced that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the Commonwealth’s Section 1115 Medicaid waiver known as Kentucky HEALTH. The acronym HEALTH stands for “Helping to Engage and Achieve Long ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Political
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    A state-of-the-art medical campus to serve Southeast Kentucky  Date:  December 18, 2017  It’s official!  Grace Health is excited to announce terms have been reached with owners of the former Kmart building located at the intersection of Master Street and U.S. Hwy 25 E in Corbin.  Documents were executed on Monday, December 18, 2017 that grant a thirty-five-year lease term to Grace Health.  Grace ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, October 06, 2017
    New Tools Connect Patients to Chronic Care Management   We all want to provide the best care to our patients. The term “chronic care management services” or CCM has been buzzing through medical practices and among coders in the past few years. It has become a critical component of the care we provide to our patients with multiple chronic conditions, whose management is often complex and ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    UK HealthCare is moving all current users to our new Provider Portal 2.0 over the next couple of months. Provider Portal 2.0 enables health care providers to access patient records for their patients seen at UK HealthCare, providing the information you need to provide care for your patients. The information available includes outpatient clinic notes, discharge summaries, emergency department ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, August 21, 2017
    PRESS RELEASE    Contact: Pam Spradling                                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPhone: 606-866-8546, Ext. 1115                                      AUGUST 8, 2017  Big Sandy Health Care, Inc. Receives Federal Grant to Help Older Adults Manage Chronic Disease  Big Sandy Health Care, Inc. (BSHC) Chief Executive Officer Ancil Lewis announced that the organization ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    Congratulations to all Kentucky Health Centers as recipients of the Health Center Quality Improvement Grant Awards, with a special congratulations to Big Sandy Health Care Inc, Prestonsburg and Cumberland Family Medical, Inc. Burkesville for their recognition as National Quality Leaders.  This means that both organizations exceeded national clinical quality benchmarks, including Healthy People ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 07, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Norton Healthcare and Kentucky Primary Care Association partner for a healthier commonwealth  LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 7, 2017) – Norton Healthcare and the Kentucky Primary Care Association (KPCA) have announced a collaboration agreement to help advance the services available to residents in the commonwealth. The goal is to give physicians and providers across the state ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, July 06, 2017
    Senate bill the wrong direction – patients deserve bipartisan solutionsBY - CHRIS KEYSER Fairview Community Health CenterPublished on Bowling Green's Daily News - http://www.bgdailynews.com/opinion/commentary/senate-bill-the-wrong-direction-patients-deserve-bipartisan-solutions/article_102d8ae0-2f9a-52ef-8939-2969fab49845.html After a flurry of vote-counting and behind-the-scenes horse trading, ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
    Thursday, July 06, 2017
    Mobile dental unit in Floyd Co. will provide oral-health evaluation and treatment; will be free, but can bill insurance for treatment Published on - Kentucky Health News - http://kyhealthnews.blogspot.com/2017/07/a-mobile-dental-unit-will-visit-floyd.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+KentuckyHealthNews+%28%3Cb%3EKentucky+Health+News%3C%2Fb%3E%29 In an effort to ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, April 13, 2017
    Commonwealth of Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Doug Hogan502-564-7042, ext. 3467Beth Fisher502-564-7042, ext.3101Communities Must Be Prepared to Respond to Opioid Abuse, Overdoses52 Weeks of Public Health Campaign Spotlight: Kentucky Harm Reduction FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 12, 2017) – As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    52 Weeks of Public Health Campaign Kentucky Project is Part of National Public Health Week CelebrationFRANKFORT, Ky. (April 5, 2017) – The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, launched the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign this week to highlight the impact of programs making a difference in the lives of Kentuckians. The announcement ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    CFMC Achieves Gold Level Advocacy Center of ExcellenceCUMBERLAND, KY (4-3-17) - Cumberland Family Medical Center, Inc. (CFMC) is excited to partner with the National Association for Community Health Centers (NACHC) and the implementation of their new Health Center Advocacy Network. Many of our CFMC staff have become advocates for CFMC and other community health centers like us by logging in and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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