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The renovation of the former Dillard's location at Turfland Mall on Harrodsburg Road will provide for consolidation and relocation of some of primary care and specialty outpatient clinics.
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Nov. 20, is the fourth annual National Rural Health Day in Kentucky and across the nation.
Graduates of the inaugural class of the Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK) will be recognized at a ceremony held in conjunction with National Rural Health Day at the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) in Hazard.
UK HealthCare employees and departments can sponsor a joyous holiday celebration for a family in need through the Circle of Love program.
The College of Public Health will host a Grand Rounds seminar 11 a.m., Nov. 20 in 115 College of Nursing, featuring a panel discussion on the state of public health and healthcare reform in the wake of the recent elections.
More than 85 national and state rural health stakeholders came together Oct. 16 in Somerset to discuss Health Information Technology (Health IT) funding initiatives.
"UK at the Half" airs during halftime of UK football and basketball games broadcast on the radio.
On Nov. 13, the UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion A ground floor atrium had on display 20 clinical simulators including high-tech patient-mannequins, robotics and task simulators used during training.
Francis Hardin-Fanning, associate professor in the UK College of Nursing, has received a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant that will advance a college program to help prepare veterans with military medical experience transition into civilian nursing careers.
UK's Division of Adolescent Medicine recently expanded its reach to teens in Harrison County.
Clark Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is now an affiliate in the UK Gill Heart Institute Affiliate Network and also has entered into a formal collaboration with the UK Markey Cancer Center to develop its oncology service line.
The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has recognized eight Kentuckians aged 80 and up (including one married couple) and three centenarians who exemplify graceful aging by remaining engaged in active lifestyles.
The UK HealthCare Office of Clinical Simulation will have 20 robotic, human-patient and task simulators on display from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, in the UK Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A, ground floor lobby.
A free theatrical performance on Nov. 11 at the UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion A Auditorium addresses how to handle death and dying issues with grace and compassion.
Today, people with cancer and other very serious diseases are living longer and survival times that once were measured in weeks are now measured in years. For this reason, palliative care is often the key for many in finding quality and comfort.
The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) has announced that UK HealthCare's Dr. Barbara Phillips has been named president-elect effective Nov. 1, 2014.
The University of Kentucky has played a role in Angela and Jonathan Webb's family from when they first began dating to where they attended medical school to where they both now practice. Watch how they work to heal patients and inspire future physicians, all while raising three children at home.
A collection of works by artist Shirley Ann Mason, whose psychiatric condition and swapping of 16 distinctive personalities were made famous in the book "Sybil," will be exhibited at the UK Chandler Hospital. The free exhibit of 40 pieces of artwork will be on display through the spring of 2015.
Interprofessional teams of UK students, faculty, staff and community members through Shoulder to Shoulder Global International provide care in impoverished communities in areas such as medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, communication disorders and public health.
Minor changes like daylight saving time can have small, temporary effects on us. But long-term disruptions to your circadian rhythm, like chronic sleep deprivation, shift work, or eating and exercising late in the day, can cause more serious problems.
Thanks to an anonymous organ donor, 18-year-old college student Lynsey Farrar was given a second chance at life after her liver was destroyed by a deadly genetic disease. Last weekend, Farrar joined more than a hundred organ donor friends and family members in honoring their loved ones at the third annual Gift of Life Celebration, hosted by UK HealthCare and Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates (KODA).
The Lexus Store of Lexington business manager Tonja King was grateful for the care her 1-year-old daughter received at Kentucky Children's Hospital. Years later, King is helping spread word about Lexus for the Little Ones, a car raffle sponsored by The Lexus Store of Lexington that raises funds for KCH.
Coldstream Park will host the city's fourth annual Free to Breathe fundraiser this Saturday, Nov 1. The inspirational event will feature a 5k run/walk and a 1-mile walk for all fitness levels, with awards for top fundraisers and finishers.
A team from The University of Kentucky's Neurosurgery Residents program placed second in their first year of competition at the Congress of Neurological Surgery Resident Academic Competition.
Preparations for the opening of the Gill Heart Institute's new inpatient unit are at a fever pitch, with legions of construction workers coordinating with UK Facilities Planning staff to complete fit-out of UK Chandler Hospital's 8th floor before its scheduled opening in December.
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