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The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society hosted their third annual "Meet the Researchers Day" for Meece Middle School in Somerset, Ky., and Lexington Traditional Magnet School.
Ventricular assist devices (VAD) not only make the difference between life and death for heart failure patients -- they also make a difference in the quality of a patient's life, often improving overall health more than other methods of treatment. The University of Kentucky has been performing VAD procedures since 1995 and recently earned their third straight biannual Certificate of Distinction from The Joint Commission (TJC), the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
The Annual Barnstable Brown Derby Eve Gala, benefiting the Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Research Center at the University of Kentucky, will be 8 p.m., Friday, May 2 in Louisville.
UK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) has received the "Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award" from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Inspired by the resilience of her son Drew during his cancer treatment, Rebecca Shyrock founded Cowboy Up for a Cure, which will host a rodeo on April 17-18 to raise funds for the DanceBlue Kentucky Children's Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic.
October 20-26, 2013
HQW highlights the work of healthcare quality and patient safety professionals and their influence on improved patient care outcomes and healthcare delivery systems. Learn more about the National Association for Healthcare Quality »
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