News – Mar 2018

Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center Performs 500th Heart Transplant LOUISVILLE In February, the Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center and the

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Tort Reform and Administrative Simplification Remain KMA Priorities

LOUISVILLE Despite the Kentucky General Assembly’s emphasis on politically charged topics such as the budget and pension reform, it is

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Surgeons at Jewish Hospital First in Kentucky to Implant HeartMate 3™ After FDA Approval

LOUISVILLE Cardiovascular surgeons at Jewish Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, were the first in Kentucky to implant the HeartMate 3

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Lexington Medical Society’s President Address Brings Standing Ovation

LEXINGTON A full house, buoyed by Lexington physician mentors and their University of Kentucky medical school mentees, attended the president’s

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Combining a Forward Focus and Committed Care

LEXINGTON When interviewing four of the physicians from the heart and vascular care department of Saint Joseph Hospital (SJH), the

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A Legislative Update and Review of the MRP Process

As soon as the 2018 session of the Kentucky General Assembly gaveled in on January 2, the legislature began to

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A Message from Lexington Medical Society President, Tuyen Tran, MD

LEXINGTON I would like to begin with, “Thank you!” It is with great honor that I accept the baton from

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Kentucky Declines to Adopt Negligent Credentialing

LEXINGTON Kentucky’s appellate courts have debated for years on whether Kentucky allows hospitals to be sued for “negligent credentialing.” Generally,

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Holiwell Health Offers Patients Relief from Chronic Disease

LOUISVILLE For Deborah Ann Ballard, MD, MPH, “Lifestyle is medicine.” With this philosophy in mind, Ballard, who is credentialed in

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Events – Dec 2017

Yes, Mamm! Has Record Crowd and Beautiful Weather NICHOLASVILLE The 3rd annual Yes, MAMM! 5K run/walk which benefits the Saint

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