Air Louisville wins $25,000 grant to expand innovative inhaler program Tuesday, May 5 2015 

Screen Shot 2015-05-05 at 1.28.04 PMThe American Lung Association of Kentucky presented a $25,000 grant to Louisville’s Institute of Healthy Air, Water and Soil on Tuesday to support Air Louisville, a community program focused on asthma treatment and prevention. Not coincidentally, Tuesday is also World Asthma Day 2015. Air Louisville is … Continue reading

Humana’s profits and revenues up, but earnings miss estimates Wednesday, Apr 29 2015 

Humana_at_NYSE_1.JPG.scaled1000Humana’s latest quarterly earnings report shows the Louisville-based insurance firm upping both its revenues and net income, although earnings still didn’t match Wall Street estimates. Consequently, the firm’s stock took a hit on the news. The earnings are for the first quarter … Continue reading

Louisville-based health care IT firm Deyta sold to HEALTHCAREfirst Thursday, Apr 23 2015 

health ITThe beat goes on for Bruce Lunsford. Deyta LLC, the Louisville-based health care IT firm of which Lunsford is chairman, announced Thursday afternoon it has been acquired by HEALTHCAREfirst, a Springfield, Mo.-based home health and hospice care company. The company did not … Continue reading

UPDATED: Humana’s systems went down in Louisville and across the country Monday, Mar 16 2015 

Screen Shot 2015-03-16 at 11.43.46 AMMonday morning, Humana employees took to social media to discuss the fact that they were unable to work because the company’s network went down. Not only did it affect email and phone systems, Humana’s website also was down. The landing page’s message read: … Continue reading

Kentucky highlighted for industry and jobs expansion in 2014 Tuesday, Mar 3 2015 

kentucky_simpleKentucky has won Site Selection magazine’s “Governor’s Cup” award for new and expanded industry activity per capita in 2014. Gov. Steve Beshear announced the award on Tuesday. In a prepared statement, he said winning the Cup is an honor: “Kentucky works extremely … Continue reading

Kindred sees negative earnings in 2014; fourth down year in a row Friday, Feb 27 2015 

kindredLouisville’s Kindred Healthcare reported its earnings for 2014 on Thursday, revealing that for the fourth year in a row, the company ended the year in the red. Kindred reported a net income negative of $61.4 million. It’s not as bad as 2013’s loss … Continue reading

Splashdown: The space worms are back! Alive and well! Friday, Feb 13 2015 

A planariaOn Jan. 14, we reported that a scientific payload containing an experiment from Kentucky Space had successfully docked with the International Space Station. The experiment involved sending a bunch of planarian flatworms into space for an experiment for Kentucky Space’s Exomedicine … Continue reading

Moody’s downgrades KentuckyOne Health parent CHI Tuesday, Feb 10 2015 

KentuckyOneMoody’s has once again downgraded the bond rating of Catholic Health Initiatives, parent company of KentuckyOne Health. The ratings agency cited ongoing poor performance, high leverage and the quick addition of new debt, as CHI continues its buying spree of hospitals and networks … Continue reading

Onco360 opening HQ in Louisville, creating 150 jobs Thursday, Jan 29 2015 

Stethoscope_By_Computer_KeyboardThe health care firm OncoMed Speciality LLC — aka Onco360 — is bringing its headquarters to Louisville, with plans to open a facility in Jeffersontown by this summer. Onco360 is a fast-growing provider of oncology and hematology pharmacy services, and the expectation is … Continue reading

InvestKentucky Equity Conference slated for June 5 Wednesday, Jan 28 2015 

Screen GrabThe InvestKentucky Equity Conference is a collection of some of the state’s heaviest financial hitters, bringing together companies of every kind and size. This year the conference returns to Louisville on June 5 and will be held at Churchill Downs. The … Continue reading

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