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Renew Your Kentucky Medical License

Jan 21st, 2015

Don't forget to renew your Kentucky medical license by March 1! Read on for more details.   read more...


Electronic Death Reporting Mandatory January 1

Dec 17th, 2014

On January 1, 2015, Kentucky's Electronic Death Registration System will become mandatory, replacing paper death certificates. Find out how to register as a medical certifier and learn more about the system.   read more...


Ky State Auditor Holds Public Hearings to Discuss Challenges Facing Rural Hospitals

Jul 25th, 2014

The office of the Kentucky State Auditor, Adam Edelen, announced that a series of public hearings will be held to discuss the fiscal health of rural hospitals. The 10 hearings will be part of a study by the Auditor’s office that seeks to understand the challenges facing small, community hospitals that provide health care to 45 percent of Kentuckians and are key economic drivers in those communities. Read more...   read more...


Deadline to meet CME requirements for KY physician licensure is December 31, 2014

Jul 18th, 2014

The current CME cycle for Kentucky physician licensure ends on December 31. Will you have all your credit requirements met? Find out how many hours you need, and opportunities to meet the requirements, including the new CME requirements for House Bill 1. Learn more...   read more...


More Physicians Now Hospital System Employees

Feb 14th, 2014

With ongoing changes to healthcare, particularly reimbursement, more and more physicians are leaving independent practices to be employees of hospital systems. Some physicians are finding more stability, but also lower pay and more onerous contracts. Read more...   read more...


Physicians, don't forget to renew your Kentucky medical license!

Jan 20th, 2014

The deadline is approaching... Don't forget to renew your Kentucky medical license! Learn how here.   read more...


Free-Standing ERs: The Future of Rural Emergency Medicine?

Aug 20th, 2013

Free-standing (or standalone) emergency rooms are growing in numbers in both metropolitan and rural areas. Some experts think these facilities will raise the cost of healthcare, while others say they improve access and consumer options.   read more...


Physicians and Patients Embracing Group Visits

Aug 8th, 2013

Group visits, in which a physician sees several patients at once, are growing in popularity. While still uncommon, physicians and their patients are seeing the benefits.   read more...


Controlled substances doses down 10% since House Bill 1 took effect

Jun 11th, 2013

Kentucky's Office of Drug Control Policy estimates that the number of doses of controlled substances has decreased dramatically since House Bill 1 was implemented. Read more...   read more...


Study Shows Increase in Child Poisonings by Adult Prescription Drugs

Jun 4th, 2013

A recent study shows an increase in cases of children being poisoned by accidentally ingesting prescription drugs of adults. Learn more about the greatest risks and how to prevent accidental exposure.   read more...


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