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

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Events – Jun 2019

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

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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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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.

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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

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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

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It’s a Miracle Every Time

GEORGETOWN It’s a miracle every time a baby is born. I am fortunate to have witnessed, even participated in, hundreds

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Jewish Hospital Celebrates 55 Years of Saving Lives Through Organ Transplantation

LOUISVILLE On April 16, 2019, Jewish Hospital Transplant Care, in partnership with UofL, celebrated “Donate Life Month” with more than

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Code Sepsis

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

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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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