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 hosted by Ann Smith, chief administrative officer for UK HealthCare Hospitals, provides information on activities and events throughout UK HealthCare's clinical operations. Read Clinical Ops @ UK HealthCare »
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 »
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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Collecting updated physician information will help us maintain an accurate centralized database of UK HealthCare physicians and referring physicians so we may give you better service.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Gov. Steve Beshear accepted the Lee T. Todd, Jr. Smoke-free Hero Award at the kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy's annual conference on Thursday, April 23.
Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging have been attempting to understand the cascade of events following mild head injury that may lead to an increased risk for developing a progressive degenerative brain disease, and their new study, which was published in the current issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, shows initial promise for a treatment that might interrupt the process that links the two conditions.
Undergraduate students from Morehead State University interested in pursuing dental education at UK, recently visited the simulation lab at the UK College of Dentistry for a glimpse into the world of a practicing dentist.
Marion Cox was experiencing the expected decline in the potency of his medications for Parkinson's disease when his doctor offered him a spot in a clinical trial for a new drug delivery system. Now he has returned to farming his 800 acres -- including operating heavy equipment -- with a small pump in a pouch under his shirt that delivers precision doses of levidopa to control his PD symptoms with minimal side effects.
A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the official opening of UK HealthCare at Turfland, a new outpatient center on Harrodsburg Road in Lexington on the site of the former Turfland Mall.
UK HealthCare's Cosmetic Surgery Associates will be holding an open house 4-8 p.m. this Tuesday, April 21 at the Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Office Building, Suite 303.
Dr. Hatim Omar, chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at UK, is a central figure in a KET Health documentary about teen health debuting at 9 p.m. on April 20.
The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center announced today that St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Ky., has joined the Markey Cancer Center Research Network, a newly launched initiative conducting high priority cancer research through a network of collaborative centers with expertise in the delivery of cancer care and conduct of research studies.
UK freshman Joy Andrade had all but given up hope after numerous doctor appointments and surgeries at another hospital to correct jaw and mouth deformities until she was referred to some very special doctors at the UK College of Dentistry.
Dr. Susan Pollack, a Kentucky Children's Hospital pediatrician and researcher in the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center, was recognized as a 2015 Public Health Hero by the Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health.
The environment of the womb, which is determined by a mother's health, lifestyle and surroundings, can alter the development of a fetus with permanent and lifelong implications.
A health column by Geza Bruckner, professor of Clinical Nutrition at the UK College of Health Sciences, appeared in the Lexington Herald-Leader on Sunday, April 5, discusses the amount of sugar a typical American consumes each day and how it affects overall health.
Coach, athlete and inspirational speaker, UK Women's Basketball Coach Matthew Mitchell will headline the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Dinner on April 23 celebrating healthy aging.
Coffee, without a doubt, has secured itself in the hearts of many. But is your heart loving it back?
With a rare disease attacking his lungs and kidney, Jessie Sharp was brought to Kentucky Children's Hospital where an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machine was used to relieve his damaged organs. Kentucky Children's Hospital is among few pediatric hospitals in the nation where patients are ambulating, or walking, while they are connected to this life-saving technology.
UK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) has received the "Get With The Guideline s-"Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award" by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for maintaining nationally recognized standards for the treatment of stroke patients.
A Fayette County high school student has been named a finalist for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her work in a UK lab run by Dr. Greg Bix and Dr. Justin Fraser.
April is the National Safety Council's Distracted Driver Awareness Month, and injury prevention experts are encouraging every driver to make a commitment to being distraction-free at the wheel.
University of Kentucky College of Medicine residents are helping parents remember immunization appointments through a new text message alert system. They are simultaneously studying the effectiveness on the system in keeping patients in line with the vaccination schedule recommendedy by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
The University of Kentucky may be facing off against the University of Wisconsin in the NCAA Final Four on Saturday night, but one die-hard UK fan holds a soft spot in his heart for the Badgers. After being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2012, UK Markey Cancer Center patient Scott Logdon received a life-saving bone marrow transplant thanks in part to an altruistic stem cell donation from one young UW student.
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN) in Cincinnati, Oh., announced yesterday an affiliation with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, the state's first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center. The affiliation will provide patients with more cancer treatment options and advanced education and research.
UK HealthCare will kick off National Donate Life Month April 1 with a special flag-raising ceremony at 10:30 a.m. in front of the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital.
While efforts to reduce lead in our environment has hugely decreased incidents of lead poisoning, it still lurks in unexpected places. Arm yourself with information to protect yourself and your family.
Experts in the fields of law, public health, pediatric medicine and epidemiology, or the study of human diseases, will provide insight on the childhood vaccination debate that's gripped the nation.
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