Welcome Visitor. Today is Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Sign-on
Follow Us On Facebook


Showing 6 articles from July 30, 2017.

FrontPage News

Western Kentucky hospitals generate thousands of jobs, billion dollars
Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield draws patients regionally.
Western Kentucky hospitals generate thousands of jobs, billion dollars

(July 30, 2017) -West Kentucky Journal researched seventeen hospitals from Hopkinsville to Paducah. We looked at the number of beds, patients treated, patients admitted, numbers of nurses and doctors. Yearly hospitals treat over 300,000 people.

Researching the footprint that hospitals have in Western Kentucky only in terms of economic impact starkly illustrates the effect that changes in delivery of health and medical care will have on this region.

Editor's Note: This story was written while the publisher was a "guest" of the Vanderbilt Regional Medical Center. The research is three years old but there haven't been big hospital expansions in the last three years. It felt like a good time to reopen it with the worry over enough beds with the Covid-19 pandemic spreading into our region.

See the full story ...
Can we survive the shock of 22 million losing health insurance?

The danger hiding in any debate or discussion about modern American health care is the number of people who will be or are impacted with a family member under going serious medical issues.

Congress and budget experts put the magic number of any great change to exiting ObamaCare at 22 million people.

But who is talking about the total impact to homes and families who are caught up in this new struggle for good health care?

See the full story ...


Medical emergency brings health debate close to home
Ivan in VUMC wearing prayer shawl made by our church.
Medical emergency brings health debate close to home

...Over the next few weeks, writing for West Kentucky Journal occupied only a small corner of my mind. Standing aside while the consummate professionals at this top rated teaching hospital save my husband's life was my full time job - day and night...

See the full story ...

Health & Wellness

Chair Yoga for All Ages Offered at WKCTC

PADUCAH, KY (07/28/2017) West Kentucky Community and Technical College is offering a four-week Chair Yoga class beginning August 3.

The classes will be held four Thursday mornings August 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 8 - 8:45 a.m. in the Emerging Technology Center, Room 109.

See the full story ...

Agriculture, Home and Garden

Foreign holdings of US farmland doubled in 10 years
Foreign investors now control 27.3 million acres of farmland.
Foreign holdings of US farmland doubled in 10 years

A recent report from the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that foreign holdings of U.S. farmland doubled between 2004 and 2014.

See the full story ...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Two companies add jobs in Western Kentucky

Audubon Metals to Add 39 Jobs with Expansion in Henderson

Carter Lumber to Locate Manufacturing Facility in Bowling Green, Create 50 Jobs

See the full story ...

website hit 
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: