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    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, July 06, 2017
    Statewide News Release                                                               Media Contact: Doug Hogan, (502) 564-7042, ext. 3467;                                                                                                                                                  Beth Fisher, (502) 564-6786, ext. ...read more
    Thursday, June 08, 2017
        Congratulations to the Shawnee Christian Healthcare Center team on achieving SILVER status as a recognized Advocacy Center of Excellence. Shawnee CHC has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to advocacy by making it an organizational priority to actively engage staff and community members in federal and state policy issues.     Advocacy Coordinator, Anne Peak, and CEO, Phyllis Platt, and their ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, June 01, 2017
    Statewide News Release  Media Contact: Beth Fisher, (502) 564-6786, ext. 3101;  or Doug Hogan, ext. 3465                           One in Three Adults in Rural Areas Have Arthritis52 Weeks of Public Health Campaign: New Report Shows Impact of Arthritis in Rural Areas   FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 31, 2017) – As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the Kentucky Department of Public Health ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBonnie J. Hackbarthbhackbarth@healthy-ky.org877-326-2583 (Office)502-552-3770 (Mobile)Foundation Policy Initiative Keeps Kentucky's Health Issues Top-of-Mind   (LOUISVILLE, Ky - May 3, 2017) Philanthropic organizations working to change state, local and organizational policies to improve population health will find some useful lessons from a six-year, $7 million ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, General News Article, Political, 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
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBonnie J. Hackbarthbhackbarth@healthy-ky.org877-326-2583 (Office)502-552-3770 (Mobile)        Kentuckians Familiar with Needle Exchange Programs More Likely to Favor Them   (LOUISVILLE, Ky - April 11, 2017) Kentuckians who are familiar with needle exchange programs are more likely to favor them, according to the latest Kentucky ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    By - Emily Hill, PA-C Emily Hill is president of Hill & Associates, a Wilmington, N.C., consulting firm specializing in coding and compliance. Conflicts of interest: none reported.PDF VERSION Using CPT code 99211 can  boost your practice’s revenue  and improve documentation. The requirements for most evaluation and management (E/M) codes have gotten more precise over the years. However, one ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, 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
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    Jeffersontown, KY - An easy-to-use snapshot that compares counties within states, the eighth annual County Health Rankings show that where you live influences how well and how long you live. The local level data makes it clear that good health is influenced by many factors beyond healthcare including housing, education, jobs, access to healthy foods, and more.  "The reality is, children's ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, February 23, 2017
    Park DuValle Community Health Center Certified as Patient Centered Medical Home  LOUISVILLE, KY –  We are pleased to announce that all four sites of Park DuValle Community Health Center earned recognition at the highest level (Level 3) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home 2014 by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) on February 14, 2017. NCQA is a private, non-profit organization ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
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