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Innovative care models, such as the eICU, will be used to expand and optimize access to advanced care across the state.

Positively impact the commonwealth and community by understanding and responding to their health needs through engagement, outreach and collaboration. Develop a scalable model for population health and value-based care by beginning with our own UK health plan participants and moving outward to the rest of Fayette County, the Bluegrass region and the state.

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For more than 60 years, UK HealthCare has been committed to serving our community through compassionate patient care, world-class education and advanced research. Learn more about how we are creating a healthier Kentucky.

Key objective: Create a healthier Kentucky

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Advance the health of our campus, community and commonwealth



Work collaboratively to advance the health of all learners, staff and faculty.


Improved access: Develop an enhanced care delivery footprint in our local market via program expansion, partnerships, etc. to improve access to both ambulatory and inpatient services.


Outreach, affiliations and partnerships: Continue to develop relationships that allow us to expand the delivery of our specialty services throughout the commonwealth in order to keep patients and their families closer to home.

Community health needs: Use community health needs assessments developed throughout the commonwealth as a guide for future care models.

Innovative care models: Use new technology as a tool to expand and optimize the delivery of health services to broad geographic areas.