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 »
This publication 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.
UK HealthCare's Gill Heart Institute has received the "Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award" from the American Heart Association.
Richard D. Andreatta, associate professor in the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the UK College of Health Sciences and member of the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctorate Program graduate faculty, has been named the 2014 recipient of the college's Kingston Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Researchers in the University of Kentucky Division of Community Medicine are finding a correlation between diet and levels of testosterone in men ages 45 and older. Low testosterone levels are linked to cardiovascular disease, decrease in muscle mass and all causes of mortality, as well as a reduction in quality of life.
UK undergraduates interested in health care professions are preparing for graduate-level anatomy courses with a transitional anatomy class based in the virtual world of Second Life.
Dr. Otto Kaak, associate director of the University of Kentucky’s Center on Trauma and Children, will be featured in KET’s new Health Special Report Safe and Sound: Raising Emotionally Healthy Children in a Stressful World, premiering at 9 p.m., Monday, April 21, on KET.
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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