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Bevin, University of Louisville, KentuckyOne Health strike deal for acquisition of Jewish Hospital

Gov. Matt Bevin and University of Louisville President Dr. Neeli Bendapudi have announced a plan to secure the future of the Jewish Hospital and other KentuckyOne Health properties and their employees. Under the deal, University Medical Center Inc., owned by U of L, would acquire Jewish Hospital and other KentuckyOne Health assets located in the metro Louisville region and then integrate them into...

Rep. Mike Denham: Using tobacco to treat Ebola one of Kentucky medical breakthroughs

Several weeks ago, Kentucky received international attention when we learned that that an Owensboro facility was the home of an experimental serum given to two Americans who had become infected with the Ebola virus in Africa.   While more work is necessary to determine the treatment’s effectiveness, it nonetheless speaks well of our state that we can play a leading role in tackling what has...