The Multiple Sclerosis Center at Baptist Hospital East is closing today following a financial dispute with the University of Louisville.
This could be medical news serendipity or a reinforcement of not only the need for a 24-hour heart catheterization lab, but the necessity of means, public or private, to pay for it.
Kentucky’s largest insurer and Louisville’s largest health care provider may be headed for a split.
Earlier this month, President Obama called on Congress to tackle the issue of health care reform this year. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi predicted there could be a bill under consideration in her chamber by the end of July.
WFPL’s Gabe Bullard has been speaking to some local officials about why health care is so expensive, and what kind of legislation might emerge from Capitol Hill.
The Kentucky Center has launched a new arts and healing program that’s bringing a leader in arts and health care to speak there Tuesday. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Jill Sonkee is the co-founder and director of a center for the arts in healthcare at the University of Florida. And she’ll speak about her experiences and […]
While President Barack Obama takes his proposals for health care reform on the road for town-hall meetings in several states, Kentucky health care and government officials are studying ways to put stimulus package funding to work improving the state’s health care system.
With the federal stimulus package passed, Kentucky Congressman John Yarmuth says banking regulation will be the next major issue before the House.
Several large U.S. corporations announced massive lay-offs nationwide this week. About 55,000 jobs were lost in a single day. It’s not yet clear whether any of those losses will come from Kentucky. What is clear is that the most recent unemployment statistics here show little improvement.
Starting next week, Eastern Jefferson County will be served by a new medical center.
The public is invited to offer opinions on national health care policy at a forum tomorrow morning in Louisville. David McArthur with the University of Louisville and UofL Health Care – co-sponsors of the event – says the incoming administration of President-elect Barack Obama is seeking input. “This is something the Obama transition team has […]