Entries by Stephanie Clouser

Action items to address healthcare affordability in the region identified at Community Health Forum

It’s no secret that we have a problem with healthcare affordability in this country. Each day, there are new headlines that highlight this problem. We are all familiar with these headlines. But what do we do about it? That’s exactly what we addressed in last week’s Community Health Forum, “The Path to Affordable Healthcare.” In […]

Measure of the Month: Low Back Pain

This week, the KHC launched a project dedicated to healthcare affordability, in partnership with NRHI. The movement, called Affordable Care Together, is focused on health, price, and waste — the three drivers of affordable healthcare. The KHC has long been a trusted partner in reporting healthcare quality performance data. But you can’t address quality without […]

KHC Member Spotlight: Stephanie Woods

Stephanie Woods Greater Louisville Medical Society Job Title: Practice Resource and Provider Enrollment Specialist Member of KHC for: Three years KHC Committee Participation: Performance Measures Alignment Committee (PMAC) Pediatric Care Subcommittee Stephanie provides assistance to practices with insurance hassles, provider enrollment with insurance payers, HIPAA and compliance issues and answers questions on various issues and topics facing […]

KHC Member Spotlight: DeAnna Hall

DeAnna Hall, RN, BSN, CCWS LG&E and KU Job Title: Manager, Corporate Health and Well-being Member of KHC for: Seven years KHC Committee Participation: Executive Committee DeAnna has oversight of LG&E and KU’s award-winning integrated population health well-being program. What are you most excited about working on in the future around health and healthcare improvement? I’m most […]

Kentucky Core Healthcare Measures Set Finalized

Nine months. That’s how long it takes to develop and birth a baby. It’s also how KHC co-director Randa Deaton has described the KHC’s initiative with Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services to create a core set of primary healthcare measures, which began approximately nine months ago and was completed last night. Folks, reducing from 89 […]