Kentucky Hospital Association

Kentucky health care providers defend certificate of need

BY: - July 17, 2023

FRANKFORT — Several of Kentucky’s major health care providers made the case that the state’s certificate of need process should remain, for the most part, as it is, before a task force charged with examining the issue on Monday.  The Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities, Kentucky Home Care Association, hospice services and the Kentucky […]

Kentucky nurses data: Fewer than 10% looking to retire in next five years 

BY: - May 31, 2023

About 40% of Kentucky’s nursing workforce has been on the job for less than a decade, new Board of Nursing data shows – and fewer than 10% are looking to retire in the next five years.  For licensure renewal, the board required the state’s 89,558 nurses – including licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs) […]