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Willis named COO of National Park Medical Center

National Park Medical Center has named Casey Willis as its new chief operating officer.

Willis previously served as associate administrator at North Alabama Medical Center, another Lifepoint facility, in Florence, Alabama. Prior to her time with NAMC, Willis served in other health care organizations as market director for physician services, director of health information management, and clinical case manager.

NPMC’s

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Meet Joylin Nation, 2022 Hall of Honor inductee

Editor’s Note: McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Home Care are profiling the McKnight’s 2022 Women of Distinction honorees daily July 5 through Aug. 11. For additional McKnight’s Women of Distinction content, visit this page.

Joylin Nation describes her father as a man who “would give his all to help others.” When she was young,

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Drumm named administrator for rural surgery residency program

Anthony J. Drumm has been selected program administrator for the Marshall Community Health Consortium’s new rural general surgery residency program, a joint effort between the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and Logan Regional Medical Center.

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Biden administration falls into blame game with local

Local health authorities and lawmakers have repeatedly called on the Biden administration to take more action in response to the monkeypox outbreak. Now, the White House appears to be pushing back by attempting to spread the blame to include state and local governments.

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra said during a Thursday press briefing on monkeypox that

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Lakeland Regional Health gains attention as second-busiest

Lakeland Regional Health is getting national attention for having the second-busiest emergency department in the entire country. 

The ranking comes from Becker’s Healthcare, a Chicago-based communications group focusing on the health care industry.

“It is all about teamwork here in the ER to survive the day,

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The Biden Administration Pledges $300M to Pediatric Mental

The Biden administration has pledged nearly $300 million to expand mental health services in schools.

In addition to the new funding, the White House is also encouraging state governors to invest more into school-based mental health programs. This new youth-focused investment is part of a larger strategy by the administration to expand access to behavioral health services.

“In just 18

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Kemp in standoff with Biden administration over plan to

Supporters of the waiver plan said it would produce more options for Georgians. That should mean more health insurance plans to choose from, said Chris Denson, director of policy and research at the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, a libertarian-leaning think tank. “The state received approval from (the federal government in 2020) to proceed with the implementation,” and the Biden administration

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Governor Baker Signs Legislation Further Protecting Access

BOSTONGovernor Charlie Baker today signed legislation to further protect access to reproductive health care services in Massachusetts following the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade. The legislation codifies several measures that were first included in an Executive Order issued by Governor Baker in the hours following the Supreme Court’s decision last month. The law also adopts

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