The Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic

FRANKFORT The US Surgeon General has declared electronic cigarette use an epidemic among youth because of an unprecedented rise in

Read more

Events – Jun 2019

Lexington Mayor Speaks to Lexington Medical Society Opioid addiction presents a public health crisis for the city LEXINGTON On May

Read more

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

Read more

Care, Where and When Children Need It Most

LOUISVILLE Michelle Stevenson, MD, MS, serves as the division chief of emergency medicine in pediatrics at the University of Louisville.

Read more

The 21st Century Nurse-Midwife: Different Than You Might Think

VERSAILLES In 2019, a nurse-midwife’s full scope of practice includes primary care, family planning services, care for mother and baby

Read more

Code Sepsis

LEXINGTON About ten years ago, Charles A. Kennedy, MD, hospital epidemiologist at Saint Joseph Hospital, queried, “If we can take

Read more

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

Read more

News – May 2019

Baptist Health Medical Group Kentuckiana Adds New Providers LOUISVILLE Baptist Health Medical Group has added new physicians and practices to

Read more

Tackling a Head-to-Toe Disease

BARDSTOWN Board-certified surgeon, Robert Farrell, MD, FACS, leads the Weight Loss Surgery program at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown, Kentucky,

Read more

KPMA Explores Ways to Improve Access to Mental Health Care Services in Kentucky

LEXINGTON It’s challenging. The need for mental health and substance abuse treatment in Kentucky continues to rise, and there’s already

Read more