The Joint Commission, our accrediting body, has named us a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. The award, presented in October 2013, is based on data collected in 2012. This award recognizes hospitals that attain and sustain excellence and shows our commitment to ensuring every patient gets the right interventions in the right way at the right time.
UK HealthCare was the only hospital in Kentucky to be named a Top Performer in five categories:
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UK HealthCare has won a Rising Star Award from University HealthSystem Consortium, a group of the nation's top academic medical centers. The award recognizes our accomplishments in the quality of care we provide our patients every day. Learn more about how we performed in the rankings.
July 12, 2013 – The UK Markey Cancer Center was joined by national, state and local leaders today to celebrate its designation as a National Cancer Institute cancer center. The UK Markey Cancer Center is the 68th medical center in the country to receive this prestigious designation, and is the only NCI-designated cancer center in the state of Kentucky.Read more »
UK HealthCare has grown dramatically over the past five years to meet the health needs of the Commonwealth, including our UK community. We offer many clinical and support services to our UK family, and have been recognized numerous times for our top quality medical care. Below is a list of UK HealthCare’s recognition:
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital was ranked the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky, according to the 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings published July 17, 2012, by U.S. News & World Report. UK Chandler Hospital was listed as "high-performing" in 10 specialty areas.
The orthopaedics program at UK Chandler Hospital was ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 50 hospitals nationwide for orthopaedic care.
The award recognizes UK HealthCare’s commitment to treating stroke patients based on research and proven practices, which gives patients the best chance for survival and recovery.
It is the second year UK HealthCare has received the highest level awarded by the national group, The National Association of Epilepsy Centers
This procedure is used to help a heart maintain a natural rhythm.
Fewer than 30 medical centers in the country are certified to perform the procedure.
Located in the new patient care pavilion, this operating room is first of its kind in the region. Along with this UK Chandler Hospital opened eight new multipurpose operating rooms.
Tomosynthesis is a state-of-the-art three-dimensional imaging method, for breast cancer screening.
The Comprehensive Breast Care Center was recognized by American College of Radiology Commission on Quality & Safety (3-year accreditation)
The Gill Heart Cardiac Rehabilitation Program was accredited
For using Lean-based management to improve turnaround times for CT scans
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®
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