Patrick Padgett

Kentucky lost hundreds of physicians when it most needed them

BY: - June 21, 2023

The commonwealth lost nearly 600 physicians from 2019 to 2022, Kentucky Medical Association Executive Vice President Patrick Padgett told legislators in Frankfort on Wednesday.  The loss of 590 physicians represents a $1 billion economic loss, Padgett said. It also means a hit to patient services.  And it happened during the deadly coronavirus pandemic that killed nearly […]