The federal government is likely to move ahead soon with purchasing property on Brownsboro Road to build Louisville’s new VA hospital. But first, officials are waiting for the completion of an environmental assessment later this month. The assessment covers more than a dozen direct, indirect and cumulative effects the hospital will have on the area… Continue reading Report Cites Traffic Concerns Near Preferred VA Hospital Site
A second public forum will be held tonight on the pending hospital merger between University of Louisville Hospital, Jewish Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives. The merger will limit some reproductive services offered at University Hospital, and that has raised concerns among many patients. The forum is organized by the African American Think Tank and will… Continue reading Second Hospital Merger Forum Is Tonight
A senior executive at Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s Healthcare has resigned. Martin Bonick was senior vice president of the organization and president and CEO of the Jewish Hospital Medical Campus. Hospital officials have declined to elaborate on Bonick’s resignation, opting only to release a statement acknowledging his departure. Hospital consultant Doug Howell will replace… Continue reading Bonick Leaves Jewish Hospital Medical Campus
Officials with Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s Healthcare say the recent round of layoffs is an example of why the healthcare provider must merge with University of Louisville Hospital and Catholic Health Initiatives. Yesterday, Jewish Hospital cut 155 jobs. Last year, the system cut 500. The hospital merger will create a number of redundancies and… Continue reading Hospital Officials Say Layoffs Are A Sign of Merger’s Necessity
In all of human history, only a handful of people have had the experience Richard Edwards has every day: Looking at the end of his arm and seeing someone else’s hand.
Edwards is the recipient of only the third double-hand transplant ever.
The list of possible locations for a new veterans hospital in Louisville is being whittled down.
The Kosair Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro will open next week.
A decision on where to locate a new veterans hospital in Louisville is expected in the near future.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will hold a public meeting Monday at 1PM at the Clifton Center to get input on where the VA should put a new medical center in Louisville.
Starting next week, Eastern Jefferson County will be served by a new medical center.