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.
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) »
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The blog UKudos @ UK HealthCare is a place for recognition and “kudos” for UK HealthCare staff. Employees who provide exemplary care will receive a “shout out” to show appreciation of their service and provide inspiration for others.
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OnCall: The Resource for UK HealthCare Clinicians . This publication is designed to keep UK clinicians and affiliates informed of strategic initiatives and help them get to know one another better.
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Vital Signs is a printed publication that provides members of the UK HealthCare team with timely, in-house news. It showcases UK HealthCare's mission and strategies, highlights its services and programs, recognizes team member accomplishments, and equips employees with the information needed to deliver outstanding service to our customers.
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The best way for physicians to communicate with senior leadership is to via the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Bernard Boulanger, but the following are some alternative methods:
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. While not anonymous, these submissions will be treated confidentially.
Transform Health is a safe and welcoming interprofessional health care home for LGBTQ patients at UK and in the Lexington community.
Ethiopian native Dr. Getachew Hailu traveled to UK to complete his sabbatical year at the College of Medicine.
Drs. Marcus Abboud and Richard Windhorn are joining the team at the UK College of Dentistry to bring UKCD to the forefront of modern dentistry.
Dr. Carmel Wallace, the physician-in-chief of Kentucky Children's Hospital, has received the 2016 Elizabeth Carey Nahra Legacy of Love Award from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Bluegrass.
During the early years of his career, Dr. Stephanos Kyrkanides was introduced to research and decided to devote his life mission to finding answers and improving the quality of life of the 90 percent of people, over age 65, who suffer with temporomandibular joint arthritis.
Maysville native Jim Lester was gravely ill, in end-stage heart failure. An investigational device called HeartMate 3 — and a chance encounter with Gill Heart Institute's LVAD coordinator (and fellow Maysvillean) Sarah Branam — gave him a new lease on life.
The Wellness Program in the University of Kentucky's Adolescent Health and Recovery Treatment and Training (AHARTT) clinic provides patients will have a gym partner to help them achieve goals outside of the doctor's office.
An estimated 10 to 20 percent of adults in the western world are suffering from acid reflux disease (GERD) at any given time.
"UK at the Half" airs during halftime of each UK football and basketball game broadcast and features the people, programs, research, health care and service that combine to make UK the university for Kentucky.
Seven University of Kentucky College of Public Health students collected health information and biological samples from Mount Sterling residents on Sept. 7 as part of a coordinated response to an environmental health emergency in the area.
University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and UK Executive Vice President for Health Affairs (EVPHA) Dr. Michael Karpf today announced Karpf’s decision to retire in 2017 following the hiring and appropriate transition period for his replacement.
Sleep is an incredibly important part of living a healthy life. Anything that gets in the way of a sound night of sleep needs to be addressed and remedied.
Two UK researchers published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine imploring the medical community to integrate evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorders into hospitalization.
On his 45th birthday last year, University of Kentucky employee Jimmy Thomas got some dire news: he was diagnosed with leukemia Sept. 8 of last year. On Thursday, he'll face his second birthday in a row as an inpatient at the UK Markey Cancer Center.
Teens are eager to get their driver's license, but parents must remember driving is the number one cause of death for adolescents. A driving contract can set the ground rules for the privilege of operating a potentially dangerous vehicle.
UK College of Nursing and UK HealthCare celebrate advanced practice nurses who are shaping health care delivery during National CNS Recognition Week, Sept. 1-7.
The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Alzheimer's Disease Center (ADC) has been awarded an $8.25 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue and further research and clinical initiatives geared toward treating Alzheimer's disease.
“UK Sports Medicine is proud to partner with Georgetown College Athletics to provide excellent healthcare to those student athletes."
Sales of prescription opioids have quadrupled in the United States since 1999, even though there has not been an overall change in the amount of pain reported.
Dr. Frank Gillam, professor of Neurology at the Kentucky Neurosciences Institute discusses epilepsy, a disease of unpredictable seizures, in Sunday's Herald Leader Your Health column.
It’s opening day for the 2016 high school football season. Family, friends, teachers and fans will watch as young athletes who’ve spent their summer training and practicing begin their quest for district and state titles. As the team files out of the locker room and onto the field you’ll see players, coaches, team physicians and, because of a partnership between UK Sports Medicine and Fayette County Public Schools, athletic trainers.
In the late 1990s, University of Kentucky Professor Douglas Andres found that mutations in a protein known as RIT1 could initiate cancer development in laboratory models. But it took 15 years for technology to catch up with his findings, allowing researchers to find these same mutations in human tumors.
Dr. Amy Meadows discusses the importance of throwing out expired medications from your medicine cabinet and why in Sunday's Herald Leader, Aug. 14, 2016.
It's unusual when three out of four members of a family have diabetes, but the Middleton family has learned to adjust and fit diabetes into their lives by controlling the disease with the help and care of UK's Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center.