Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Expands Heart Failure Program

LOUISVILLE Norton Heart & Vascular Institute has expanded services for patients with advanced heart failure to include surgical implantation of

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Dr. Jones Speaks Again

KENTUCKY Our Commonwealth of Kentucky, as well as the rest of the nation, has under-gone an amazing amount of change

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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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Colon Cancer Screenings Increase

LEXINGTON A University of Kentucky study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows a direct link

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Revisiting Federal Physician Compensation Restrictions

Change is in the air for federal laws that restrict physician compensation. Recent requests for information from the Department of

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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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Samhsa Releases Second Part 2 Final Rule in Major Update

LEXINGTON Not only is the opioid crisis straining the resources of our healthcare system, but the increasing need for treatment

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2017 Legislation Muddies the Water for Kentucky Physicians and Providers

Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer described Kentucky’s 2017 legislative session as the most productive regular session in modern history. Over

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New Kentucky Legislation Clears State Law Barriers to Direct Primary Care Practice Model

During the 2017 regular session, the Kentucky Legislature paved the way for the “Direct Primary Care” practice model with the

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News – Jul 2017

Brunner and Spurlin Join BHMG Gastroenterology LEXINGTON Mark Brunner, MD, and Mark Spurlin, MD, have joined Baptist Health Medical Group

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