Health Equity Summit Set for April 16

The Louisville Metro Center for Health Equity and Norton Healthcare Centers are co-sponsoring a summit on health equity later this month. Health department spokesman Dave Langdon says this is the second in a series of summits aimed reducing the racial, socioeconomic and other barriers that some citizens encounter when it comes to access to health… Continue reading Health Equity Summit Set for April 16

Supreme Court Considers Health Care Rules, Why No One Intervened at Penn State, Actors Theater Piece Looks at Returning Soldiers: Today on Here and Now

1:06pm: The Supreme Court said today that it will take up the constitutional fight over the President’s embattled health care law. The core issue: under the U.S. constitution, can the government require Americans to buy health care? And if the answer is yes, what else can the government require Americans to buy? We’ll get reactions.… Continue reading Supreme Court Considers Health Care Rules, Why No One Intervened at Penn State, Actors Theater Piece Looks at Returning Soldiers: Today on Here and Now

Cook Says Changes Are Coming To Passport

The board of directors of Medicaid manager Passport Health Plan met Thursday for the first time since an auditor’s report revealed inappropriate spending and conflicts of interest within the agency. Passport CEO and board chair Dr. Larry Cook says an interim-CEO will be hired to relieve him of his duties in that position.

Engineering Pharmaceuticals

Saturday, August 7, 2010 9pm Producer: Richard Paul Listen Again Engineering Pharmaceuticals explores one of the major causes of rising health care costs – development of new drugs. It can cost up to a billion dollars to bring a new drug to market. This program goes behind the curtain and shows how drugs are created… Continue reading Engineering Pharmaceuticals

Yarmuth Thinks Health Care Debate is Almost Over

by Stephanie Crosby Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville says a procedural vote that could be employed by Democrats to try to pass health care legislation is just a way the game is played in Washington. Some Republicans say the vote that would ‘deem’ the Senate version of the bill approved without an actual vote on… Continue reading Yarmuth Thinks Health Care Debate is Almost Over