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. Visit clinic site »
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June 25, 2014
UKudos to Information Desk Personnel and Patient Transport
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Designed to keep UK clinicians informed of strategic initiatives and help them get to know one another better, the April 2014 issue of OnCall 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 »
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Eastern Kentucky faces some of the highest rates of cancer incidence and mortality in the nation, but two hospitals in the Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) system are stepping up the fight against cancer. Williamson ARH Hospital in South Williamson, Ky., and Harlan ARH Hospital announced a new affiliation with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, the state's first and only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center.
Good nutrition is critical during cancer treatment, but side effects of chemotherapy and radiation can often cause patients to lose their appetites at a time when they need sustenance the most. As a registered dietitian at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, Rachel Miller does all she can to help patients get the nutrition and calories they need.
University of Kentucky medical residents, faculty pediatricians and nurses are becoming teachers of life-saving newborn resuscitation skills through the Helping Babies Breathe program. The training prepares medical professionals to instruct birthing attendants in the developing world on fundamental steps to ensure a baby is breathing at birth.
Researchers from the University of Kentucky and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging have been awarded the 2014 Asao Hirano Prize for their GWAS study on neurodegenerative disease.
You’re waiting to pick up your prescription and you notice all those people back in the Pharmacy Department. Who are those people and what are their roles?
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June 13, 2014
National Nursing Assistants Week Spotlight Carissa Felt, NCT
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