• Resources for medical professionals

    UK HealthCare has an excellent team of health care professionals, all working to provide the highest quality of care for patients. In 2013 we received the Rising Star Award from the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of the nation's leading nonprofit academic medical centers.

    The award recognizes exemplary performance in patient safety, mortality, clinical effectiveness and equity of care.

    Get the best UK HealthCare specialist or service for your patient  

    To reach a UK HealthCare physician for an emergent referral or consultation:

    Call UK-MDs toll free at 800-888-5533. 

    To find the appropriate UK provider or service for your patient, use our provider search:

    Search for a UK HealthCare physician or provider » 

    Physician liaison program

    The physician liaison program helps you and your staff access UK HealthCare faculty and services. Learn more about the physician liaison program » 

    Referring provider portal

    For current UK provider portal users: secure log in page »

    Access UK HealthCare’s portal for referring providers at the physician portal page » 

    Sunshine Act requires tracking of some physician, hospital payments

    The Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires manufacturers of drugs, medical devices and biologicals that participate in U.S. federal health care programs to report certain payments and items of value given to physicians and teaching hospitals.

    Read more about the Sunshine Act in the April 2014 issue of OnCall (PDF, 3.1 MB) » 

    Corporate compliance program

    UK HealthCare adopted a Corporate Compliance Program in May 1998. The Compliance Program has two primary goals:

    • First, to enhance and further demonstrate to our patients, the community, employees, staff, the government and third-party payors our commitment to honest and fair dealing;
    • Second, to centralize and intensify our efforts in preventing and detecting illegal, unethical or abusive conduct.

    Learn more about UK HealthCare's compliance program » 

  • Publications

  • OnCall for UK HealthCare clinicians

    OnCall November 2015 cover

    Designed to keep UK clinicians informed of strategic initiatives and help them get to know one another better, the November 2015 issue of OnCall includes: UK HealthCare's vast expertise and long history using Gamma Knife radiosurgery; new 8th Floor of Pavilion A dedicated to the needs of cardiovascular patients; taking a new approach to adolescent health in Kentucky; with addition of TAVR, Gill Heart Institute offers the most experienced transcatheter valve program in the region; Neonatal ICU treats growing number of drug-addicted babies  and more. Read November 2015 OnCall (PDF, 2.4 MB) » 

    Read past issues of OnCall »

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  • UK HealthCare 2015 Physician HandbookPhysician Handbook

    UK HealthCare’s Physician Handbook (PDF, 66 MB) for Patient Referral is a comprehensive directory of our departments and physicians.

    Printed copies of the referral directory have been mailed to all providers throughout the region. If you did not receive a copy or you would like additional directories please call 859-323-4845. You may also search UK HealthCare's online directory of departments.

    If you are a health care provider, call UK•MDs at 800-888-5533 for assistance in reaching a physician liaison or program director Karen Riggs. You may also view contact information for a specific physician liaison.

  • UK HealthCare Genomics Center


    The UK HealthCare Genomics Core Laboratory was established in 2015 as part of the UK HealthCare Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Markey Cancer Center’s Genomics initiative.

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  • Today@UK HealthCare

    This video series from senior leadership allows employees spread far and wide the opportunity to hear leaders explain events, decisions and actions in their own words. Questions about these topics may be submitted to UKHCSLT@uky.edu.