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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October 17, 2014

Strut Your Smile!

The UK Student Chapter of the American Association of Women in Dentistry is holding their 8th Annual Fall Fashion Show, Brunch and Silent Auction to raise money for victims of intimate partner violence and their children. ‘Strut Your Smile’ will be held this Saturday, October 18th, from 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM in the UK […]

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October 2, 2014

The Office of Clinical Simulation Invites You to Hear Dr. Jeffrey H. Barsuk Discuss Simulation-Based Learning!

Join us! On Monday, October 6th, Jeffrey H. Barsuk, MD, MS, SFHM will be giving a lecture on how his curriculum for simulation-based learning improves patient care and outcomes. Dr. Barsuk is an associate professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Over the last eight years, Dr. […]

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September 29, 2014

The Environmental Services (EVS) Department Celebrates National EVS Week

The week of September 14th  – 20th was National EVS Week and we used the time to celebrate the work that our housekeeping team does for UK HealthCare. If you think about it, every patient here at UK HealthCare is unique.  Depending on the course of treatment, patients may not see certain members of the […]

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