Early Detection and Straight Talk

the usual suspects: family history, obesity, smoking, sedentary lifestyle, increased alcohol intake, excessive red meat, and decreased vegetable consumption. “The most misunderstood aspect of colon cancer among general practitioners and…

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The Risks of Not Keeping Data Secure

healthcare record is at a highest point ever at $408 per record. This cost includes items such as legal fees, incident response, notification costs, loss of reputation and business, etc….

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Empathy and Expertise in Palliative Care

while hospice exclusively supports terminally ill patients.” Fellow oncologists usually serve as referring physicians for palliative care and hospice services alike. Hard Decisions and Holistic Care Palliative care offers treatments…

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Events – Nov 2018

Medical Association (KMA). Among Kentucky legislative successes, he noted reimbursement for telehealth is now the same as in-person visits; the tobacco tax was raised from $.60 to $1.10; and peer…

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Hope Scarves’ Colors of Courage Touching Women Around the World

“Kentucky is number one in cancer related deaths.” — Jason Chesney, MD LOUISVILLE At “Colors of Courage,” the annual fundraising event for the Louisville based non-profit Hope Scarves, Jason Chesney,…

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Combining Cutting-Edge Care and Convenience

accelerator that targets tumors more precisely by using imaging during treatment. The center also offers 3-D mammography, which decreases the risk of false positives, as well as stereotactic breast biopsy,…

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Revisiting Federal Physician Compensation Restrictions

referrals or business generated should be taken into account. On August 27, 2018, shortly after the period for the Stark Law comments closed, HHS issued a second request for information,…

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Fighting Cancer with Food

seen improvements in response to treatment based on the services we’ve provided these patients,” says Simms. For example, she cites fewer treatment breaks, better management of the nutritional issues, improved…

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News – Nov 2018

transformation officer with responsibilities for Aurora Ventures overseeing Care Management/Clinical Quality Clinical Engineering Enterprise Project Management; Informatics/Operational Analytics Operations Improvement Radiology Integration System Pharmacy, inpatient and retail Supply Chain/Logistics In…

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