March 23, 2015

Don’t let this opportunity to share your opinion pass by!

The Employee Engagement survey is in full-swing right now, but only 7 days remain for you to tell us what you think. As of today we are at a 48% response for the Employee Engagement Survey.  If you are part of the 52% who have not completed a survey, please take a few minutes to do […]

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March 20, 2015

Happy spring! We made it!!

Well, spring finally made it and the “madness” has begun.   Our thoughts turn from snow to our Cats and their NCAA run!  While supporting UK Hoops NCAA bid and pulling for the men’s team to bring home the school’s 9th championship, I wanted to take a minute to give A Big Blue Thank You!! Thank […]

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March 12, 2015

March to Purr-fection!

With the SEC tournament and our Kentucky Wildcats guaranteed berth in the NCAA tournament, it’s the season for Big Blue Support!  On UK basketball game days, UK apparel will be an acceptable option for work-wear.  As stands to reason, all apparel should be clean and in good condition with no offensvie language or images.  It’s […]

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February 6, 2015

Did you notice anything different in Big Blue Nation?

Last night, UK HealthCare went RED in support of the American Heart Associations Go Red for Women campaign.  The lights in the area surrounding the Wethington Building glowed red to show our support in the fight against heart disease and stroke in women. Today, UK HealthCare will participate in the American Heart Associations ‘Go Red […]

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February 3, 2015

Save the Date! National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 6, 2015!

Go Red on Friday, February 6th by wearing red, making healthy lifestyle decisions and spreading the message about women and heart disease.  Join the movement and raise awareness about the #1 killer of women, cardiovascular disease.  Cardiovascular disease, such as heart disease and stroke, claim more women’s lives annually than the next four causes of death combined. Please […]

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December 17, 2014

A Well Deserved Thank You

Take a moment to think about everything that we need to facilitate care.  When given that task, most people think about healthcare providers, medical supplies and even pharmaceuticals.  But what about the actual space where we provide care?  What about the building, the electricity, water and clean air?  All of these things are absolutely critical […]

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December 12, 2014

A Successful Holiday Tradition Continues…

The Circle of Love has been a tradition here at UK HealthCare for over 30 years.  By being a Circle of Love sponsor, caring departments, employees and volunteers have helped children from Fayette and eight Central Kentucky counties have a happier holiday season.  Santa even stopped by this morning to pick up all of the wonderful gifts!  […]

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December 5, 2014

Information about the Current Flu Vaccine

Current talk around the water cooler is that this year’s flu shot won’t prevent the flu. National news has reported that the immunization is “less effective than hoped”. It is important to understand the facts surrounding this story. The influenza virus is constantly changing. That is why unlike an MMR or Hepatitis B vaccine, we […]

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November 10, 2014

UK Woman’s Club Craft & Bake Sale

Take some time to visit the UKWC Craft and Bake sale tomorrow, November 11th, 2014! All proceeds from will go towards UK Woman’s Club scholarships. Since 1973, the UK Woman’s Club has awarded 193 undergraduate scholarships and 40 graduate fellowships to non-traditional students at the University of Kentucky. Start your holiday shopping and support a […]

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October 30, 2014

“Treat” Your Neighbor This Halloween

To borrow a phrase we hear a lot at UK HealthCare, “Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday.” Reaching O.U.T. (Offering Understanding and Touching our community), a community service group here at UK, has selected the Halloween season to ‘treat’ our customers and neighbors with a canned food drive. […]

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