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Tackling the Opioid Epidemic: The Unintended Consequences

(Note: This guest piece was written by Lori Earnshaw, MD FAAHPM HMDC, Senior Hospice and Palliative Medicine Physician, Associate Clinical Professor, University of Louisville Department of Medicine. All opinions are the author’s own.) Every day, I think about the patients I have seen in my practice of hospice and palliative care. You may be surprised […]

Children’s Seven-County Health Initiative Serves as Model for Entire State

(Note: This guest piece was written by Ben Chandler, President and CEO, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky) A Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky community-driven children’s health initiative called “Investing in Kentucky’s Future” (IKF) strengthened cross-sector coalitions in seven Kentucky counties. The initiative also improved student eating habits, increased youth physical activity, trained teachers to support […]

SBIRT: Why Should I Care?

(Note: this guest post was written by Mallori De-Salle, Outreach Coordinator and Lead SBIRT Trainer, Indiana Prevention Resource Center) I hate thinking about what I’m not doing ‘right’ when it comes to my health. I eat pizza. I’m not overweight, so it must not be a problem. I add salt to my food (without tasting it). I don’t […]

Keep Your Eyes Wide Open – Technological Advancements Are Rapidly Changing Our Future

(Note: This guest post was written by Brenda Miles, retired Director of Benefits for Papa John’s International. Brenda is a business development consultant for the KHC Employer and Healthcare Purchaser Network.)  The recent KY SHRM conference in Louisville was well worth the time invested. As a long-time HR and employee benefits professional, the difficult part […]