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By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, July 24, 2015 8:57 AM
State Auditor Adam Edelen is overseeing an investigation into Kentucky's process of sexual assault evidence kits. As part of this work, the Auditor's office has distributed an electronic survey for hospitals to complete. If your hospital has not yet completed this survey, please take a moment to make sure that this survey is completed by you or someone in your hospital by Friday, July 31.

Please see the message from the State Auditor below with a link to the survey:

Dear Hospital Administrator,

 

As you may be aware, Senate Joint Resolution 20, passed by the 2015 General Assembly, directed my office to report on the number of untested sexual assault evidence kits in the possession of Kentucky law enforcement. We are asking that a representative from your hospital complete this brief online survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/APAhospitalsurvey....
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, March 27, 2015 8:43 AM

State Auditor Adam Edelen will hold a press conference on Monday, March 30 to release a Special Report on the Financial Strength of Rural Hospitals in Kentucky. The Auditor will also hold a number of community meetings regionally in April to discuss the report in more detail.

KHA will share additional information as it becomes available.

Information on the Press Conference follows:
Press Conference
Monday, March 30, 2015
10:30 AM (ET)
209 St Clair Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, July 09, 2014 8:08 AM
Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen will host a series of public hearings across the commonwealth this summer to talk about the fiscal health of rural hospitals. The 10 hearings kick off a study by the Auditor’s office that seeks to understand the challenges facing small, community hospitals that provide health care to 45 percent of Kentuckians and are key economic drivers in those communities.

“Rural hospitals are teetering on the edge of survival in many Kentucky communities,” Auditor Edelen stated. “This is an effort to understand the degree to which our hospitals are in crisis and what might be done to save them.”

The Auditor’s office is currently soliciting the financial records of some 66 public, non-profit and for-profit hospitals in rural western and eastern Kentucky. A survey asking key questions about their fiscal health will then be conducted. The Auditor’s office plans to issue a report this fall.

Hospital administrators and staff, local elected officials, other health care providers...
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