Entries by Stephanie Clouser

Most Recent KY BRFSS Data Release Reflects Familiar Problems in the Commonwealth

The KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services has released its 2016 Kentucky Area Development District (ADD) Profiles report, and Kentucky still struggles with diabetes, obesity, self-reported good health and physical activity compared to the rest of the nation. However, Kentucky’s healthcare coverage rate continued to rise, from 90% to 93%, above the national state […]

Experts From a Variety of Backgrounds to Comprise Conference Panel Addressing Social Determinants of Health

A psychologist, a lawyer and an artist walk into a healthcare conference. It sounds like the beginning of a cringe-worthy joke, and it’s not what you might expect at a typical healthcare conference, but that’s what we’ve put together for the 3rd annual Kentuckiana Health Collaborative conference. At the KHC, we have historically focused on […]

Spotlight: Get to Know KHC’s Newest Employee

This month, Kentuckiana Health Collaborative welcomed its newest employee, Sassa Rivera. Sassa is the part-time administrative assistant. She handles managing membership, coordination of meetings, obtaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, and working on special projects, among other duties. KHC members will get to know Sassa well as she becomes more familiar with her role in upcoming months. […]

Our Diabetes Data Points Us to Top Priorities

Last week’s Community Forum focused on diabetes care in our Kentuckiana region. At the Forum, we got to hear the best practices of providers who are providing benchmark-level care for their patients with diabetes. To kick off the morning, the KHC team (with the help of many of our partners) put together an infographic on […]