Kentucky Children's Hospital http://wuky.org en University of Kentucky Lawsuit Over Pediatric Mortality Rates Now Resolved http://wuky.org/post/university-kentucky-lawsuit-over-pediatric-mortality-rates-now-resolved <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. – The protracted legal dispute between the University of Kentucky and former WUKY reporter Brenna Angel over mortality rates of UK Healthcare’s pediatric cardiothoracic surgery department has been resolved.</p><p></p> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 04:07:18 +0000 wuky staff 36171 at http://wuky.org University of Kentucky Lawsuit Over Pediatric Mortality Rates Now Resolved UK HealthCare Defends Policy On Mortality Rates http://wuky.org/post/uk-healthcare-defends-policy-mortality-rates <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK HealthCare announced Friday the overall mortality rate for the program averaged 5.8 percent from 2008 through 2012, with 4.5 in 2008 being the lowest and 7.1 last year the highest.&nbsp; Fri, 09 Aug 2013 19:30:38 +0000 Karyn Czar 35821 at http://wuky.org UK HealthCare Defends Policy On Mortality Rates Release Of Kentucky Children's Hospital Mortality Numbers Doesn't Resolve Legal Dispute http://wuky.org/post/release-kentucky-childrens-hospital-mortality-numbers-doesnt-resolve-legal-dispute <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - The push to have UK release the mortality numbers began in late 2012 when the university denied an open records request by former WUKY reporter Brenna Angel. Still, despite the release of mortality rate data Friday, the matter remains tied up in court. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 19:02:44 +0000 Josh James 35819 at http://wuky.org Release Of Kentucky Children's Hospital Mortality Numbers Doesn't Resolve Legal Dispute Kentucky Children's Hospital Story Broke By WUKY Goes National http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-childrens-hospital-story-broke-wuky-goes-national <p>LEXINGTON, Ky - The University of Kentucky is responding to a story aired on CNN about Kentucky Children's Hospital's &nbsp;suspension its pediatric cardiothoracic&nbsp;surgery program.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 04 Aug 2013 15:22:16 +0000 Josh James 35507 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Children's Hospital Story Broke By WUKY Goes National Rolex Riders Pay a Visit to Kentucky Children's Hospital http://wuky.org/post/rolex-riders-pay-visit-kentucky-childrens-hospital <p>LEXINGTON,KY--Patients at Kentucky Children’s Hospital received special visitors this afternoon. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:44:28 +0000 Chase Cavanaugh 30463 at http://wuky.org Rolex Riders Pay a Visit to Kentucky Children's Hospital Kentucky Children's Hospital Fundraising for Major Renovation http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-childrens-hospital-fundraising-major-renovation <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky Children’s Hospital is working to raise $6 million for a major renovation project. The facility hasn’t been updated since it was built in the 1990s. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:52:07 +0000 Brenna Angel 29181 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Children's Hospital Fundraising for Major Renovation UK Healthcare Reviewing Pediatric Heart Surgeries, Sending Patients to Other Hospitals http://wuky.org/post/uk-healthcare-reviewing-pediatric-heart-surgeries-sending-patients-other-hospitals <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky Children’s Hospital treats some of the sickest and smallest patients from across central and eastern Kentucky. But for the past several weeks, pediatric heart surgeries have been referred to other hospitals. As Brenna Angel reports, UK Healthcare is reviewing its program, but the reasons why are unclear. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 13:11:54 +0000 Brenna Angel 25045 at http://wuky.org UK Healthcare Reviewing Pediatric Heart Surgeries, Sending Patients to Other Hospitals