A Community Health Forum December 1, 2020 U.S. employers spend billions of dollars on healthcare services. However, a lack of information limits the ability of employers to monitor the prices negotiated on their behalf, to implement innovative insurance benefit designs, and to ensure insurers are negotiating favorable prices. If employers […]
Earlier this year, Bonnie Johnson joined the KHC team as an independent contractor to standardize processes for its finances and membership. She is excited to bring insight into the KHC’s finances, simplify reporting, and help stakeholders see the story of mission embedded in the numbers. A native of Louisville, Bonnie […]
Eight years ago, I met Dr. Diana Han at a newly formed business coalition called the Greater Louisville Employer Health Advisory Committee. To my surprise and delight, Dr. Han was a primary care physician who was practicing advanced primary care, despite not having the infrastructure needed to provide whole-person care. […]
(Note: This guest blog post was written by Michael Kuduk, M.D., Pediatric Hospitalist) I would like this to be the first blog post you have seen recently which does not mention COVID-19. However, issues surrounding COVID-19 have permeated every aspect of health care, none more so than vaccination, as many […]
(Note: This guest blog post was written by Barbra Cave, PhD, APRN, Assistant Professor, University of Louisville) Before SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, was at the forefront of our minds, three other viruses had had the attention of Kentucky’s public health officials and healthcare providers. As important as it is […]
Russelyn Cruse is the Market Director of Clinical Operations for CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners and has been a member of the KHC for one year.
(Note: This guest blog post was written by Samantha Cotton, PhD, MSSW, GWEP Program Manager, ADRD Director, University of Louisville Trager Institute) June is National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and to honor this, our team at the University of Louisville Trager Institute would like to share some tips on […]
As KHC staff put together our COVID-19 data dashboard looking at the regional Kentuckiana view of the spread of the virus, one of the factors we wanted to include how rates might differ between races. The problem was: we couldn’t get that information. We know that generally speaking, there are […]
Delanor Manson is the CEO of three nonprofits, including the Kentucky Nurses Association, and has been a member of the KHC for two years.