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SDOH: Impacting healthcare from outside the system.

SDOH: Impacting healthcare from outside the system.

By Ben Keeton The focus of efforts to improve health in the United States largely revolve around the traditional healthcare system, with an increasing focus on providing access to care through health insurance and incentivizing consumers to make better healthcare decisions. Over the past five years, policy efforts have primarily focused on ways to increase

Healthcare Leader: William Wagner: CEO of Family Health Centers

Medical News: How has the expansion of Medicaid affected your ability to provide care to the people you serve at Family Health Centers (FHC)? William Wagner: The Medicaid expansion has had a positive impact on FHC and the patients we serve. Over the past three years, we have been able to serve more patients, add additional services, expand and modernize facilities, grant salary increases

$20 Million renovation of Baptist Health Richmond complete

Richmond, Kentucky – Baptist Health Richmond recently celebrated the completion of a $20 million, phased renovation to modernize the facility. The project involved an extensive renovation to the exteriors of all the buildings on campus as well as interior renovations throughout the hospital and medical office buildings. In order to create a more cohesive campus

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Becomes Baptist Health Floyd

After months of transition work, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services officially became part of Baptist Health at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. The new name of the organization is Baptist Health Floyd. The binding asset purchase agreement was signed at the end of June and was approved by the Floyd County Commissioners,

America’s Health Rankings Annual Report

  In an annual check up of our nation’s health, Kentucky ranked 44th among all 50 states in 2015. Those findings come from United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings Annual Report, which has been measuring national and state health for just over a quarter of a century. As the state medical director for UnitedHealthcare, I always look forward