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 »
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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. Read UKudos @ UK HealthCare »
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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 Physician Liaison Program coordinates photo shoots several times throughout the year for new UK HealthCare physicians and dentists.
These photos are used for the UK HealthCare website, the physician referral directory and other marketing initiatives. For additional information about this service, contact Nikki Sadler at 859-323-4845 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
• Chandler-KCH@email.uky.edu is monitored by Ann Smith, chief administrative officer for UK HealthCare hospitals, and Gloria Tyler, her administrative support associate. Email received at this address will be sanitized and sent to the appropriate individuals for follow-up and response.
• UKHCSLT@uky.edu is monitored by senior leadership. Mail sent to this address will be shared with senior leaders and will result in follow-up and response. All submissions will be treated confidentially and can address enterprisewide, departmental or individual concerns.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine's "Sonokittens" are the first-ever world champions in ultrasound skills.
A Cat's Tale Storybook festival will walk children through classic stories at the UK Arboretum on Friday and Saturday.
On Friday, Oct. 24, UK HealthCare will host a special symposium to mark a major anniversary: 50 years of transplantation. The UK Transplant Center is celebrating its five decades of transplant innovation, expertise and patient-centered compassionate care at UK with presentations by some of the top transplant specialist in the country.
If you're a parent of a young child, the next time you and your child sit down to read a simple book like Goodnight Moon,or Pat the Bunny, consider the value you are adding to your child's life.
The American Association of Women Dentists at UK raises money every year to cover the cost of dental care for women victimized by domestic violence.
Jarrett Spriggs was moved to make some dramatic lifestyle changes after a rare cardiovascular emergency brought him to UK Chandler Hospital in May. In December, the hospital will open a new cardiovascular unit featuring interactive technologies to help patients along the road to recovery and improved heart health.
The musical program will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.
James Norton, associate dean for educational engagement in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has received the Kentucky Rural Health Association's 2014 Dan Martin Award.
For Dr. Don Frazier, director of the Outreach Center for Science and Health Career Opportunities, his truck filled with skeletons, body parts, and medical equipment wasn't part of a Halloween scare -- the mobile classroom was part of his mission to educate young Kentucky students about what he calls "an extraordinary machine" -- the human body.
The UK College of Dentistry welcomed the Class of 2018 into the dental profession during their annual White Coat Ceremony in September.
Stephanie Brock is a graduate of the UK College of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Studies Program is recognized as an outstanding alum during National PA Week, Oct. 6 - 12.
The blog is written by Janie Heath, Warwick Professor and dean of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing.
The University of Kentucky has been approved to lead a $14.9 million project from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to identify the most effective approaches for patient care transitions as they move between hospitals, nursing homes and their own homes.
Summer has faded and falling leaves cover your lawn. So why are you still coughing and sneezing?
A colorful exhibit by Korean painter Chung Hwan Park was recently donated to the UK Arts in HealthCare program.
The UK HealthCare Gill Heart Institute's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program has received recertification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
A UK HealthCare pediatric team led by Dr. James Liau performed the first of three surgeries to correct a Guatelmalan child's severe facial cleft.
The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging will hold its fourth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21-22.
Get your flu shot but consider what other immunizations you may also need.
Compassion is still a very important part of a physician's practice. And there is perhaps no clearer example of a physician's need for compassion than in the treatment of headaches.
The Kentucky Regional Extension Center, based at the University of Kentucky, recently honored eight health care provider organizations for leading the charge to transform primary care in Kentucky.
Every Friday this fall, the TGIF Fall Performance Series presented by the UK Arts in HealthCare will bring live lunch hour music to the UK Chandler Hospital.
Dr. Hatim Omar, chief of the Department of Adolescent Medicine at UK, has worked with school district officials in two rural Kentucky counties to improve health outcomes for teens.
Statistics show that most young, competitive athletes will experience an injury on the playing field. Parents and coaches have the ability to reduce the risk of injury by encouraging prevention and upholding standards of fair play.
The Child Development Center of the Bluegrass at the University of Kentucky hosted “A Special Evening with Mark K. Shriver” on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Shriver was keynote speaker at a dinner held at the Center.
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