hospitals http://wkms.org en Land Donated for Hospice House http://wkms.org/post/land-donated-hospice-house <p>Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare has accepted a land donation for its Residential Hospice House project. Kenneth Owen donated five acres on KY 94 west of Murray. The hospice house will expand Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s end-of-life services. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 19:42:22 +0000 Angela Hatton 22643 at http://wkms.org Land Donated for Hospice House Dukes Selected Senior VP of Trover Health System http://wkms.org/post/dukes-selected-senior-vp-trover-health-system <p>Trover Health System has promoted Timothy Dukes to Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. Trover President and CEO E. Berton Whitaker says Dukes will oversee the hospital’s day-to-day operations. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 14:47:17 +0000 Angela Hatton 22579 at http://wkms.org Dukes Selected Senior VP of Trover Health System Kentucky's Mental, Behavioral Health Centers Prepare for Influx of Newly-Insured Patients http://wkms.org/post/kentuckys-mental-behavioral-health-centers-prepare-influx-newly-insured-patients <p><font size="2">As Kentucky officials continue to implement the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, doctors are preparing for a rush of new patients in every sector of the health care industry.<br><br> Seven Counties Services CEO Tony Zipple says at least 25 percent of uninsured Americans have behavioral issues that need attention. And once the Affordable Care Act takes effect, he's expecting to see a flood of newly-insured patients seeking treatments.</font><font size="2"><font size="2"> </font></font> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 18:48:10 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 22500 at http://wkms.org Kentucky's Mental, Behavioral Health Centers Prepare for Influx of Newly-Insured Patients Richmond Hospital Joins Baptist Health System http://wkms.org/post/richmond-hospital-joins-baptist-health-system <p style="line-height:150%"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:150%;font-family:&quot;Arial Black&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Baptist Health System in Kentucky has added a sixth hospital. Richmond’s Patti A Clay Hospital is changing its name and joining the system.<span> </span>The Madison County healthcare provider is now Baptist Health Richmond.<span>&nbsp; </span>CEO Todd Jones says it was either <span>&nbsp;</span>change or face a ‘sink or swim’ scenario.</span> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 16:45:39 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) & Angela Hatton 21842 at http://wkms.org Richmond Hospital Joins Baptist Health System