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    Friday, March 09, 2018
    KPCA Announces Implementation and Launch of Voter VoiceKPCA is excited to announce the implementation and launch of Voter Voice, a grassroots advocacy system to help you better engage with your elected officials. Through our Action Center, you’ll be alerted to healthcare issues, matched to your correct elected officials, and guided through the message sending process in just seconds. You’ll be ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Political, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 07, 2018
    Improving Performance on High Priority Outcome Quality Measures through Collaboration with Kentucky Department for Public Health and Kentucky Primary Care Association  Submitted by:  Amal Iftikhar, M.D., Practice Transformation Advisor, Trudi Matthews, Managing Director and Mary Luvisi, Technical Project Specialist, Kentucky Regional Extension CenterKentucky ranks eighth highest nationwide for ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, February 27, 2018
    For Immediate ReleaseFeb. 26, 2018      The Senate passes telehealth care bill     FRANKFORT – The doctor will see you now – online.   The Senate passed a measure today to encourage the practice of incorporating new communication technologies when treating patients, broadly known as telehealth. Senate Bill 112 states that a doctor would be able to log in from anywhere in the world to treat ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Political
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    Monticello medical associates EARNS national recognition FOR Level- 2PATIENT-CENTERED CARE  NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership  WASHINGTON, DC—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Monticello Medical Associates of Monticello, KY has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    health First Community Health Center EARNS national recognition FOR PATIENT-CENTERED CARE  NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home™ standards emphasize enhanced care through patient-clinician partnership  WASHINGTON, DC—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Health First Community Health Center has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, January 24, 2018
    Kentucky Health Official Invited to Share Innovative Strategies Addressing Opioid Epidemic at National Conference of State LegislaturesFRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 23, 2018) - Dr. Jeffrey D. Howard, Acting Commissioner at the Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), will represent the state during a national Opioid Policy session this weekend. Organized ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Political, Press Release
    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
    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, 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
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