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Families with patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Kentucky Children’s Hospital are making use of a new welcoming center.  KCH unveiled the new Makenna Foundation Welcome Center at a press event earlier today.  It replaces the previous space which was established thirty years ago.

U.S. News and World Report has crowned the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital the number one hospital in the state.

This week Dr. Greg chats with Kristy Deep, director of UK Healthcare Enterprise Quality about the importance of patient satisfaction surveys.

Expanding and growing partnerships will be the key to UK HealthCare’s success going forward… that’s according to Board of Trustees chair Oliver Gannon.

UK Markey Cancer Center Gains NCI Designation

Jan 24, 2015


LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky's cancer center received a significant boost in status Friday by winning designation as a National Cancer Institute facility, giving the Bluegrass state new clout in its fight against stubbornly high cancer rates.

Spike In Flu Activity Prompts Visitation Policy Changes At UK Healthcare

Dec 22, 2014
Alan Lytle

In response to the increasing number of flu cases, on Monday UK HealthCare began implementing temporary inpatient visitation restrictions at UK Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and Eastern State Hospital. Kimberly Blanton, enterprise director for infection prevention and control, says the temporary measures are designed to help protect patients, visitors and staff from exposure to the flu and will be in effect at all UK Healthcare inpatient units.

UK Healthcare Opening New Observation Unit For Chandler Hospital

Dec 9, 2014

Beginning this week some emergency room patients at UK Chandler Hospital who’ve been stabilized but are not yet ready for discharge will be sent to a brand new observation unit.

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They’ve been working together for awhile, but Clark Regional Medical Center and UK HealthCare announced a formal partnership on Thursday.

UK Files Appeal in Open Records Case

Apr 26, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky has filed an appeal in a case involving an open records request made by WUKY.

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.