Mark Plunkett http://wuky.org en In Depth: Linda Blackford On UK's Internal Pediatric Cardiothoracic Program Review http://wuky.org/post/depth-linda-blackford-uks-internal-pediatric-cardiothoracic-program-review <p>Lexington Herald-Leader reporter Linda Blackford talked with Josh James about Thursday's long-awaited review of a troubled UK Healthcare program. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 20:25:00 +0000 Josh James 39225 at http://wuky.org In Depth: Linda Blackford On UK's Internal Pediatric Cardiothoracic Program Review 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 UK Files Appeal in Open Records Case http://wuky.org/post/uk-files-appeal-open-records-case <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky has filed an appeal in a case involving an open records request made by WUKY. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:51:47 +0000 WUKY Staff 30617 at http://wuky.org UK Files Appeal in Open Records Case Attorney General Rules UK in Violation of Open Records Act http://wuky.org/post/attorney-general-rules-uk-violation-open-records-act <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Attorney General’s office has ruled that the University of Kentucky violated the Open Records Act by withholding information requested by WUKY. Reporter Brenna Angel has the latest into the investigation of the pediatric heart surgery program at Kentucky Children’s Hospital. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 19:22:18 +0000 Brenna Angel 29478 at http://wuky.org Attorney General Rules UK in Violation of Open Records Act 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