Kentucky Hospitals Working Together to

Fight the Opioid Epidemic


The Kentucky Hospital Association is partnering with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services as part of the Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE) to launch the Kentucky Statewide Opioid Stewardship program.

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Latest News

Harrison Memorial Hospital Joins KYSOS Outpatient Primary Care Program

The Kentucky Statewide Opioid Stewardship (KYSOS) program is pleased to announce that Harrison Memorial Hospital has joined the Outpatient Primary Care program for hospital-owned primary care clinics.

KYSOS Emergency Department (ED) Bridge Programs Launch Naloxone Initiative

The KYSOS Emergency Department (ED) Bridge Program team will provide take-home naloxone to all patients upon discharge from the ED.

KHA Receives Part of $12 Million in Statewide Opioid Grant Funds

Attorney General Russell Coleman announced that 51 organizations across Kentucky were awarded grant funding from the Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission.


Focusing on inpatient opioid stewardship efforts

Primary Care Outpatient Clinics

Providing education and guidance in opioid stewardship to primary care clinics

Emergency Department (ED) Bridge

Ensuring patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) receive 24/7 access to care


What Does KYSOS Mean to You?

Meet Advisory Committee member Alex Elswick, Voices of Hope