KY Association Of Counties Has New Leadership

KY Association Of Counties Has New Leadership The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association says Henderson has served as deputy executive director since January 2018 and will assume the new duties immediately. Henderson previously…

Medical Records Breech

Medical Records Breech Quest Diagnostics said the personal information of 11.9 million customers has potentially been compromised.The clinical laboratory company said in a release that an “unauthorized user” gained access to a system used by American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA), a billing vendor hired by a Quest contractor called Optum360.Quest said the information that…

Bevin Changes Pension-Relief Plan

Bevin Changes Pension-Relief Plan Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signaled on Monday that he has agreed to changes to his pension-relief plan as he continues trying to win enough support to take up the measure in a special legislative session this month.The Republican governor has worked for weeks trying to build support for his proposal…

Remote Area Medical Coming To Hazard

Remote Area Medical Coming To Hazard Remote Area Medical, or RAM, sets up shop in Hazard on June 8 – 9.Last year, volunteers offered free dental, medical, and vision services for hundreds.”Just such a great service for the area,” said Larry Quillen.Quillen works for the Center of Excellence in Rural Health and is helping…

New Name For Eastern KY Expo Center

New Name For Eastern KY Expo Center The building formerly known as the East Kentucky Expo Center is now operating under a new name and with a new box office. City officials announced the renaming in April, following rebranding efforts by the city. The newly-named Appalachian Wireless Arena brought in corporate sponsor Appalachian Wireless,…

Helping Hospital Employees In Pineville

Helping Hospital Employees In Pineville City officials in Pineville say Southeastern Kentucky Medical Center was dangerously close to shutting down.Employees have not been paid in about eight weeks and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services no longer work with the hospital.Monday, the hospital found new ownership.”Local folks will now be making decisions on…