January 21, 2015

UKudos to the Center for Advanced Surgery

The following note of appreciation was received on the UK HealthCare website: I just wanted to pass along a well done to the staff of the Center of Advanced Surgery. During my recent cataract surgeries the staff at the center did an outstanding job to ensure my comfort and ease any anxiety. This was observed […]

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January 5, 2015

UKudos to Larry Lauersdorf

We received the following e-mail from the Radiology Technical Manager at Good Samaritan Hospital: I just wanted to drop a little note to let you know how much I truly appreciate Larry. I feel he has really gone above and beyond with services. On more than one occasion, he has made himself available during off-hours […]

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November 10, 2014

UKudos to the Chandler Emergency Department Staff

The following letter was received from a very satisfied patient: I had to call an ambulance because I was blacking out from severe pain in my back radiating down my left leg. When the paramedics got there, they were so nice. They took me to UK and even under horrendous circumstances; I met wonderful people […]

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September 10, 2014

UKudos to the Good Samaritan Second Floor OR Staff

A patient’s family member posted this to UK HealthCare’s Facebook page: I just wanted to say thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff on the Samaritan second floor OR area. My husband had surgery yesterday and I have to say that they all made the experience as pleasant as any surgery could possibly be. […]

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August 11, 2014

UKudos to Good Samaritan Hospital Environmental Services Department

The Good Samaritan Hospital Environmental Services Department achieved HCAHPS scores in the 99th percentile for the entire month of June! In May, senior management challenged the already high performing team to achieve scores in the 95th percentile. The Good Samaritan Hospital EVS accepted this challenge and exceeded their goal! Every member of the EVS team […]

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July 24, 2014

UKudos to Angie Mikel

With many individuals from the baby boomer generation entering into senior citizenship status; it is increasingly becoming important to have providers that understand their specific needs. Angie Mikel demonstrated that she is an outstanding provider through ensuring her patient received everything necessary for the appropriate care. An extremely satisfied patient wrote a letter to Dr. […]

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June 25, 2014

UKudos to Information Desk Personnel and Patient Transport

UK HealthCare Staff Goes the Extra Step for Patients!!  From Courtney Higdon, the Director for Enterprise Patient Access: “This morning I was in the clinic and had the opportunity to help a patient bound to a walker find her way.  She had an appointment in Nuclear Med, so I picked up the information phone to […]

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June 18, 2014

Kudos to 7East Cardiology APP Team

A phone call was received from a thankful patient: “The patient called our office today to thank our staff for the wonderful care she received recently.  She was in the ED for 36 hours, in Gill Heart for a cath, and finally in a bed on the 7th floor of Chandler. She could not say […]

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June 11, 2014

Kudos to UK Transplant Team

The following email was sent to the Anesthesiology team from a PGY3 resident Kevin Bauereis who had cystic fibrosis and underwent a bilateral lung transplant at UK Health Care one year ago:  “Well, exactly one year ago today I received a second chance, a gift of life, a heavenly miracle.  I received my double lung […]

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June 4, 2014

Kudos to MCC Multidisciplinary Clinic

The following voicemail was left from the family member of a patient at the Markey Cancer Center Multidisciplinary Clinic:  “I just wanted to call and let you know that my father has passed away…and with all the trouble that he has had he was there at the clinic a lot – over the last three […]

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