KENTUCKY REGIONAL EXTENSION CENTER

HIPAA Webinar Available Now – SRA Findings & Security Updates

HIPAA Webinar Available Now – SRA Findings & Security Updates

Most Common SRA Findings From 2023 / HIPAA Security Updates Announced for 2024

With the number of healthcare data breaches continuing to rise, it’s important that healthcare organizations address oversights in their HIPAA security compliance program. Kentucky REC advisor Amy Daley and guest speakers will share important updates from HHS regarding new goals for enhancing cybersecurity in the healthcare and public health sectors.

Our presenters will discuss the most common “high risk” findings from the security risk assessments conducted in 2023.

Contact the experts at Kentucky REC with all your HIPAA Privacy and Security questions. We’re here to help: 859-323-3090.

 

Welcome to Summer Discount! Kentucky REC Annual Conference – Register Now

The Campbell House, Lexington, Kentucky – Join Us in Person or Online

Happy Summer 2024! Register Today to get a discount on your ticket for our Annual Conference on October 24 in Lexington.

Join us as Kentucky REC and featured guest speakers we share on essential topics shaping modern healthcare. Our agenda includes in depth discussions of quality initiatives, HIPAA, Social Drivers of Health, and more.

Whether you’re a clinician, administrator, staff member, or a student, this event is tailored to equip you with the insights and knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of modern healthcare.

Questions? Contact the Kentucky REC Annual Conference Team at Kentucky REC. 859-323-3090.

PILL PODCAST: Empowering Stroke Survivors – A Conversation with Dr. Christine Cosby-Gaither

Empowering Stroke Survivors – A Conversation with Dr. Christine Cosby-Gaither

We’re honored to welcome Dr. Christine Cosby-Gaither, an educator, entrepreneur, and founder of A Stroke of Grace.

Dr. Cosby-Gaither’s journey is one of resilience, from her career in academia, to her inspiring recovery from a life-changing stroke in 2019.

Through her nonprofit organization, A Stroke of Grace, she is dedicated to supporting Black stroke survivors and their families, offering hope and resources along their recovery journey.

Join us as we learn Dr. Cosby-Gaither’s story, the mission of A Stroke of Grace, and the innovative initiatives she’s spearheading for stroke prevention and recovery. Discover the transformative impact of her work and the inspiration she embodies.

Visit A Stroke of Grace website HERE

Listen to our podcast on Buzzsprout, or Spotify and Apple Podcasts. All previous episodes are available.

If you need assistance with healthcare quality improvement, contact the Kentucky REC at 859-323-3090 or by email.

Register Today! Oct 24 – Kentucky REC Annual Conference

The Campbell House, Lexington, Kentucky – Join Us in Person or Online

Join us for an engaging day where we share essential topics shaping modern healthcare. Our agenda includes in depth discussions of quality initiatives, HIPAA, Social Drivers of Health, and more.

Whether you’re a clinician, administrator, or a member of healthcare staff, this event is tailored to equip you with the insights and knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of modern healthcare.

Guest speakers will join us to present on relevant topics.

Questions? Contact the Kentucky REC Annual Conference Team at Kentucky REC. 859-323-3090.

PILL PODCAST: Unlocking Community Health – Insights from Dr. Rachel Hogg-Graham

Unlocking Community Health: Insights from Dr. Rachel Hogg-Graham

Join us for a compelling exploration into community health strategies with Dr. Rachel Hogg-Graham, Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health.

In this helpful podcast, Dr. Hogg-Graham delves into the integration of health and social services. She highlights the pivotal role of community partnerships in addressing unmet social needs and improving population health outcomes.

From discussing policies incentivizing social drivers of health (SDOH) strategies, to navigating challenges in connecting patients to resources, Dr. Hogg-Graham offers insights and practical considerations for healthcare providers and organizations.

Tune in for a thought-provoking conversation on building effective community collaborations and unlocking the potential of social needs screening to transform healthcare delivery.

Listen to our podcast on Buzzsprout, or Spotify and Apple Podcasts. All previous episodes are available.

If you need assistance with healthcare quality improvement, contact the Kentucky REC at 859-323-3090 or by email.

PILL PODCAST: Kentucky’s Stroke Care Journey – Insights from Coverdell

Kentucky’s Stroke Care Journey: Insights from Coverdell

Get ready for an engaging discussion that unveils the transformative impact of the Coverdell Grant on the future of stroke care in the Bluegrass State!

Kentucky REC advisor Lacy Shumway provides a comprehensive overview of the 3-year Coverdell Grant, focusing on its mission to enhance stroke care in collaboration with the CDC. She shares details behind the numbers in Kentucky’s application for the grant: addressing high stroke mortality rates and risk factors.

Explore the seven strategies implemented by the Coverdell Grant, formally known as the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program, including: HTN control; quality improvement; education; and EMS collaboration. Lacy discusses data collection challenges and the critical role of ZIP CODES in the Social Deprivation Index (SDI). Uncover the system-wide impact of the grant, addressing challenges and bridging geographical gaps in stroke care across Kentucky.

Lacy Shumway is the Program Manager for the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program at the Kentucky Regional Extension Center, University of Kentucky. With 13 years in healthcare, Lacy’s expertise includes 7 years as Coordinator for Stroke Program Outreach at Norton Healthcare. She successfully marketed the stroke program and developed a pre-hospital stroke education training offered across Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Lacy serves as Vice-Chair of the Cardiac and Stroke Subcommittee at the Kentucky Board of EMS, and is the Chair of the EMS and Education Committee with the Stroke Encounter Quality Improvement Program (SEQIP). A graduate of Indiana University, Lacy brings a wealth of knowledge to our discussion. Tune in for an informative exploration of stroke care advancements in Kentucky!

Listen to our podcast on Buzzsprout, or Spotify and Apple Podcasts. All previous episodes are available.

If you need assistance with healthcare quality improvement, contact the Kentucky REC at 859-323-3090 or by email.