The UK Health Plan Urgent Care Clinic, an onsite clinic for UK employees who participate in one of the UK health plans (HMO, PPO, EPO and RHP) opened Jan. 6, 2014, on the first floor of the University Health Service Building next to Employee Health. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Same-day appointments are available by calling 323-SICK (7425). The clinic is also open to dependents of UK Health Plan members over age 18.
OnCall: The Resource for UK HealthCare Clinicians is designed to keep UK clinicians informed of strategic initiatives and help them get to know one another better.
The April 2014 issue includes ICD-10 implementation, physician communication, NCI designation for the Markey Cancer Center, gynecologic oncology services, translational science, CT surgery capabilities and more. Read OnCall »
The blog UKudos is a place to recognize outstanding 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 »
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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.
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.
Today@UK HealthCare is a video series from senior leadership explaining new initiatives, policies and programs. In an organization with employees spread far and wide, this provides employees the opportunity to hear leaders explain events, decisions and actions in their own words. Questions generated by any of the videos can be submitted to UKHCSLT@uky.edu.
Read the latest issue of Vital Signs, news for our UK HealthCare team.
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 »
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All UK HealthCare workers are required to visit Employee Health during the employee's birth month. Read more >>
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