Dr. Kristy Deep
Written by Dr. Kristy Deep, associate professor of internal medicine in the UK College of Medicine and co-chair of the UK HealthCare Opioid Stewardship Committee.
Treating pain is important, and for many people, the reliance on opioids or narcotics may not be the best answer.
The amount of opioids prescribed in the U.S. has quadrupled since ...more
Managers should review the Big Flu Madness manager toolkit for policy details, procedure enhancements and deadlines. The toolkit also contains the free flu clinic flyer, disciplinary action templates and frequently asked questions.
This year there are new vaccine check-out guidelines and an updated online documentation process for flu shots obtained outside of employee health. All employees ...more
Registration is open for the Clinical Documentation Integrity continuing medical education series, Sept. 25-26. The focus of the conference is to educate doctors and ancillary staff on documentation improvement opportunities.
A distinguished group of UK HealthCare physicians and nurses are scheduled to present on a variety of topics, including direct impacts of health care documentation, methods ...more
The UK HealthCare Pharmacy Intern Program continues to demonstrate excellence by providing high-quality patient care across the health system including in the inpatient, ambulatory and Good Samaritan settings.
To help acknowledge and recognize the outstanding work that the interns do, starting in 2016, the Pharmacy Department created the PY4 UK HealthCare Pharmacy Intern Travel Scholarship. This ...more
Thank you to everyone that was able to attend the annual Pharmacy Department Picnic! There was a great turnout with plenty of good food, drinks and games. Additionally, there were several awards distributed to members of the department that we would like to recognize:
Pharmacy Sunshine/Team Player of the Year award was created to memorialize and ...more