Entries by Teresa Couts

Minority Health Month Brings Focus to Groups that Often Have Health Disparities

Minority Health Month, held each year in April, is a time to learn more about the health status of racial and ethnic minority populations and to raise awareness of the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities. As an African-American female born with benign ethnic neutropenia, a blood disorder characterized by white […]

The Rising Cost of Healthcare: Message from the National Affordability Summit

Healthcare leaders and policy experts gathered in Washington, D.C., at the National Affordability Summit hosted by the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) to discuss the rising cost of healthcare and its growing threat for patients, employers, government, and the U.S. economy. Themes that emerged from the Affordability Summit were that the healthcare payment system […]

New Members Added to KHC Executive Committee

The Kentuckiana Health Collaborative (KHC) announces the appointment of eight new Executive Committee members. KHC staff and current Executive Committee members are happy to welcome new members Don Lovasz, Gil Liu, DeAnna Hall, Brenda Miles, Stephen Houghland, Andrew Renda, Emily Beauregard and Sarah Moyer. The KHC is extending its reach across multiple healthcare sectors to […]