Norton Healthcare Foundation replaces stolen bike for cancer-stricken chef Friday, Aug 8 2014 

Dr. and Jackson and the new bikeChef Derrick Jackson is a well-known local caterer who has dedicated himself to bringing healthier eating habits to west Louisville residents. In addition, he’s a frequent guest chef at events at ValuMarket, Norton Healthcare and Humana, and he sponsors a scholarship that sends at-risk kids … Continue reading

Reuters: Canadian owner has Louisville-based ResCare on the block Tuesday, Aug 5 2014 

imagesIf you – like us – were wondering what the heck ever happened to ResCare, at one time one of Louisville’s big publicly traded corporations, Reuters has the latest. Reuters is reporting the Canadian private equity firm that owns ResCare, which provides … Continue reading

Monday Business Briefing: NuLu getting climbing gym; Déjà vu all over again in economic development? Monday, Aug 4 2014 

TopSecret_780w  Welcome to the Aug. 4 Monday Business Briefing. As always, this is your private business intelligence briefing with Insider Louisville staff and contributors vetting tips collected during the past few days, hours and minutes before we post. It’s summertime, and … Continue reading

Humana stock hit hard due to Obamacare investments; profit dive of 18 percent Friday, Aug 1 2014 

Humana_at_NYSE_1.JPG.scaled1000Louisville insurance giant Humana’s stock had been on quite the roll, up almost 30 percent from the start of 2014 through July 22. But all that has changed. Over the past five trading days the stock, as of press time, … Continue reading

The Closing Bell: Kindred acquires much of Theatre Square for HQ expansion Friday, Aug 1 2014 

closingbellposterWe know by the traffic it generates you love IL’s Monday Business Briefing, and staffers and insiders love bringing it to you. But it’s gotten to the point we have far more business news now than we can squeeze into one post. … Continue reading

Opinion: Drug-pricing program needs more oversight Tuesday, Jul 22 2014 

Money_and_pills_in_three_colorsBy Jim Waters, Bluegrass Institute We should never discount the unintended consequences of welfare programs, including waste, fraud and abuse that occurs when government decides it’s going to provide assistance to needy Americans but fails to include adequate oversight measures. … Continue reading

Louisville wins big NEA grant to pair artists and businesses Wednesday, Jul 16 2014 

Louisville-Skyline-1“This is a way to bring the two sides together, so that one-plus-one equals three,” says Bob Saunders, chairman of Louisville healthcare startup accelerator XlerateHealth. “The creativity element is important to commercial success.” What Saunders referred to above is the … Continue reading

Free or low-cost breast cancer screenings this Wednesday thanks to Thorntons Monday, Jul 14 2014 

KentuckyThorntonsThorntons Inc., the gas station/convenience stores that operate throughout the South and Midwest, is headquartered right here in Louisville. As part of the company’s “Thorntons Challenge,” a philanthropic commitment toward breast cancer awareness and partnership with Norton Cancer Institute, the company will be … Continue reading

U of L Department of Pediatrics announces agreements with Chinese researchers Tuesday, Jul 8 2014 

Yaghi-Researchers_34-prvLast week, we told you about an internal University of Louisville video in which Dr. Gerard Rabalais – fresh from a trip to China – teased a pending deal with Chinese researchers, among other things. In the video, Rabalais, chairman … Continue reading

Opinion: Hobby Lobby makes the case for single payer health care Monday, Jul 7 2014 

6289639278_7d79bc5d69_oLast week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, a challenge to the contraception mandate of the Affordable Care Act. Hobby Lobby, a closely held corporation religiously opposed to providing contraceptive health care to its … Continue reading

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