Eastern State Hospital will soon move to a new $129 million facility on UK’s Coldstream Research Campus under the management of UK HealthCare. Visit the new Web page for some details about the new facility. Check back for transition updates.
Frontline staff who greet and interact with patients and families will boast a new look beginning in July. This video with Jonathan Curtright, chief operating officer for Ambulatory Services, shares why.
Looking for quality care for your infant or young child? The Child Development Center (CDC) of the Bluegrass now offers early childhood care for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years old, with and without special needs.Open from 6 a.m-6:30 p.m. off Alumni Drive, the center is conveniently located for UK nursing moms and accommodates nurses working 12-hour shifts. It has been awarded the highest level of both state and national accreditation. Read more about the CDC.
Want to improve the quality of patient care at UK HealthCare? So do we. Harness your skills and imagination and apply for the Quality Innovation Award. The first award will include $10,000 for implementation of a new idea. View more information and the award application.
UK HealthCare is in the midst of its annual Web-based training period, which continues through May 31. Mandatory safety Web-based training is required of virtually all UK HealthCare employees. To help employees with this process, we now have an online how-to guide for completing your training through myUK Employee Self-Service. This guide provides step-by-step instructions to help you complete your training and review a list of completed courses to confirm your compliance.
If you have any questions while completing the Web-based training via myUK, please email the UK Enterprise Application Group or call Enterprise Learning at 257-9226.
The Awards and Recognition program has not only become more user-friendly for those awarding and receiving awards, but the website also has a new look. Managers and supervisors will be issued new site access information from program vendor Preferred Marketing. A detailed training guide is posted to the website and will also be posted to CareWeb. Employees needing to redeem awards made available before the switch to the new website should contact Megan McIntosh.
To improve communications among all levels of the organization, email addresses have been set up for employees to submit issues, concerns or ask questions of senior leadership. These submissions will be treated confidentially, even though they will not necessarily be anonymous.
UK HealthCare's Gill Heart Institute is the first in Kentucky to receive the Get With The Guidelines–Resuscitation Silver Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.
Dr. Reny de Leeuw, associate professor and chief in the Division of Orofacial Pain at the UK College of Dentistry, graduated from the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program at Drexel University College of Medicine.
Charles Marshall, assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy at the UK College of Health Sciences, has been named the 2013 recipient of the UK College of Health Sciences Kingston Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The UK HealthCare/Norton Healthcare Stroke Care Network is hosting a one-day conference Saturday focusing on the advanced quality currently available in stroke care.
This conference will give the learner a broad perspective, emphasizing safe, effective and patient-centered care.
UK HealthCare will present its fifth annual "Women, It’s About You" conference Saturday, June 1, 2013, from 7 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Embassy Suites in Lexington.
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The blog hosted by Ann Smith, chief administrative officer, UK Chandler Hospital, provides information on activities and events throughout UK HealthCare's clinical operations. Read Clinical Ops @ UK HealthCare.
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