StAMINA conducted a needs assessment of the state and held focus groups in urban and rural areas with high school students and parents to uncover what interferes with students acknowledging they have mental health issues and receiving treatment. The group also interviewed mental health professionals and pediatricians.
Prior to Ideathon, the concept of an “ideathon” was easy enough for me to imagine, much like a danceathon but for generating ideas on youth mental wellness. I didn’t expect the StAMINA Ideathon to be as engaging, organized, inspiring, and productive as it turned out to be...
To begin the conversation locally around healthcare affordability, the KHC has joined other regional coalitions across the country to bring healthcare affordability to the forefront of healthcare transformation efforts...more
The KHC convened a group of employers and experts to discuss the needs, goals, and challenges facing employers as they address opioid use disorder (OUD) in their workforces, to guide the development of the KHC’s newest project...more
For the second straight year, the Howard L. Bost Memorial Health Policy Forum, convened by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, chose substance use (with a heavy emphasis on opioid use) as the theme for the day...more
The KHC has long been a trusted partner in reporting healthcare quality performance data. But you can’t address quality without also looking at value. For the Measure of the Month in September, we are highlighting a measure of healthcare waste...more
Oct 10 | 12 PM EST
Webinar: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) – Addressing Unhealthy Substance Use in Primary Care Settings
Stephanie provides assistance to practices with insurance hassles, provider enrollment with insurance payers, HIPAA and compliance issues and answers questions on various issues and topics facing small practices.