Entries by Stephanie Clouser

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 […]

Measure of the Month: HPV Immunization

Beginning in 2017, immunization against human papilloma virus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer, was added to the Immunizations for Adolescents HEDIS measure that is tracked in KHC’s annual Consolidated Measurement Reports. Earlier this month, the American Cancer Society (ACS) launched a campaign to increase the HPV vaccination rate for 13-year-olds to […]

What is Functional Medicine?

(Note: This blog post was written by Carl Paige, MD, independent health care practitioner at Medical Transformation Center. Dr. Paige will speak on a panel at the KHC June Community Forum, “Obesity Fatigue.” This post first appeared on the Medical Transformation Center website.)  Throughout the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first, medical care in […]

Spotlight: Get to Know KHC’s Newest Employee

Recently, Kentuckiana Health Collaborative welcomed a new full-time project coordinator, Natalie Middaugh. Natalie joined the KHC part-time in early 2018 to support the KHC’s Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE) grant. After KHC was given funding for year two of the KORE grant, Natalie was hired full-time to support that work and other KHC projects. KHC members […]

KY Core Measures Set Now Available for Comment

Last year, the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative partnered with Kentucky Department for Medicaid Services to form the Kentucky Performance Measures Alignment Committee (PMAC), a public-private partnership with the goal of creating a core measures set for Kentucky stakeholders to align to. The goals of the core healthcare measurement set are to establish broadly agreed upon priority quality measures […]

KHC Member Spotlight: Brenda Miles

Brenda Miles Papa John’s International, Inc. Job Title: Director, Benefits KHC Committee Participation: Executive Committee At Papa John’s, Brenda is responsible for the design and delivery of Health & Welfare benefits for team members in Papa John’s corporate owned restaurants throughout the U.S., the Papa John’s corporate campus, and PJ Food Service (food production & distribution). Share your […]