The COVID-19 Vaccine: Challenges, Opportunities, and What Employers Should Know

After a long and difficult year dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 began with the positive news of effective coronavirus

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Urgent Cybersecurity Alert: Imminent Ransomware Threat in the Healthcare Sector

An advisory has been released by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and

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Telehealth Expansion in Kentucky 2020 During COVID-19: the Future?

In 2018, Kentucky became one of the first states to authorize physician use of telehealth and to prohibit health plans

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COVID-19 Immunity Protection for Healthcare Professionals

During the COVID-19 crisis, a number of state governments, including Kentucky’s, have taken steps to adopt new protections for the

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Vaping and E-Cigarettes Add to Lung Disease

FRANKFORT You’ve seen them in stores and on billboards on the side of the road, and heard about them on

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Does Saying “I’m Sorry” Help or Hurt You?

There was a time when physicians wouldn’t hesitate to explain why a bad outcome occurred and offer an apology to

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Compliance: The Best Risk Management Tool

What is compliance, anyway? Something that you will know when you see it? What is an effective compliance plan? To

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Compliance is Crucial

In the current legal enforcement environment, it is crucial that healthcare providers prioritize compliance initiatives and programs in order to

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Pain Medicine is in Pain

LEXINGTON In an article within the New England Journal of Medicine in 2012, Phillip Pizzo, MD, and Noreen Clark, PhD,

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Kentucky’s New Telehealth Act

Back in 2014, I wrote an article for MD-Update about treating patients by “telehealth” in Kentucky.1 While Kentucky was one

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