Across the University of Kentucky, clinical research nurses carry out clinical procedures and care for those who participate in research studies. They not only provide the best possible patient care, but they also help make discoveries that advance healthcare altogether.
Research nurses have long been at the heart of health research, but it wasn't until late 2016 ...more
UK HealthCare has been named a Healthcare Equality Index Leader for its efforts in delivering high-quality care to all patients, especially those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community.
The Human Right Campaign Foundation, the largest national LGBTQ civil rights advocacy group, awards this designation to healthcare facilities that "meet a deep and ...more
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital has been named among the 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review, a monthly publication offering business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems.
The hospitals included on this list are renowned for excellence. They are industry leaders in innovation, quality patient care and clinical ...more
Dr. Matthew Bush, a clinician and researcher at UK Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, was recently awarded a prestigious fellowship for his research related to improving hearing healthcare in underserved rural areas.
Bush is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Behavioral Science at UK. He is one of only 10 recipients nationwide to receive the ...more
New research from the UK College of Public Health suggests state drug-monitoring programs are effective in reducing the number of opioids prescribed to Medicaid recipients.
Led by researcher Hefei Wen, the study shows that state requirements for healthcare providers to participate in prescription-drug monitoring programs, or PDMPs, have influenced safer prescribing practices for Medicaid patients. Published ...more