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Gretchen Wells Talks Hearts, Books & Kentucky Women

Dr. Gretchen Wells writes a lot of prescriptions and orders a lot of tests. But she says the most rewarding thing she dispenses is hope.As director of Women's Heart Heath at UK HealthCare's Gill Heart...

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Posted - Feb 13Read More

Mark Williams Speaks at First International Conference of Hospital Medicine in Taiwan

During a recent trip to Taiwan, Dr. Mark V. Williams, director of the Center for Health Services Research (CHSR), had the opportunity to share his expertise as a hospitalist and researcher with colleagues in...

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Posted - Feb 3Read More

Moliterno Named Editor of JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions

The American College of Cardiology has named Gill Heart Institute's Dr. David J. Moliterno, the new editor-in-chief of JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. Moliterno is the Jack M. Gill Chair and professor of...

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Posted - Jan 12Read More

Williams to Join Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Expert Panel

Dr. Mark Williams, director of the Center for Health Services Research and chief in the Division of Hospital Medicine at UK HealthCare, has been selected to be part of an expert panel for the Centers for...

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Posted - Jul 15Read More

Facial Expression Workshops Teach Doctors to Read Beyond Clinical Charts

Doctors visually process an abundance of information when consulting with patients in a clinical setting. They examine charts and electronic records, monitor physical symptoms, and observe signs of distress or...

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Posted - Jul 13Read More

UK HealthCare Athletes Ready to "Survive the Night" to Raise Cancer Awareness

In most work environments, teambuilding exercises usually don't require actual physical activity. But for the UK HealthCare employees participating in this weekend's second Survive the Night Triathlon, bonding...

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Posted - Jun 13Read More

UK Hospitalists Help Enhance Quality of Care for Patients

Managing and providing a continuum of care for patients with complex health care needs at a large academic medical center like UK HealthCare can be very complex when providers from multiple specialties and...

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Posted - Jun 8Read More

Thrill of Research Results in Funding to Study Prevention of Stem Cell Damage During Cancer Treatment

Five days before Christmas, University of Kentucky researcher Ying Liang, MD, PhD, received what she described as the best gift ever: a letter of notification that she received a prestigious R01 grant,...

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Posted - Jan 5Read More

UK Critical Care Survivors Clinic Benefits Patients While Reducing Readmissions

Darrell Raikes waved sleepily to his wife as they wheeled him down to the operating room for a routine knee replacement last May. He woke up in the Critical Care Unit four weeks later. Darrel had an adverse...

Tags - Internal Medicine, Critical care

Posted - Nov 24Read More

Barbara Phillips Elected President of the American College of Chest Physicians

Dr. Barbara Phillips, professor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky, was elected the 78th president of The American College of...

Tags - Faculty, Awards and Recognition, Internal Medicine

Posted - Nov 13Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Named to 2015-16 Best Doctors List

by Kristi Lopez LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2015) – UK HealthCare has more than 125 physicians practicing medicine with UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital and...

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Posted - Oct 7Read More

Drs. Evers, Smyth discuss personalized medicine

The past decade, Dr. Mark Evers says, has been a revolution. Thanks to advances in personalized medicine over the past 10 years, Evers says patients today receive treatments that are better tailored to their...

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Posted - Jul 27Read More

'Healthiest Weekend in Lexington' to Benefit Markey Cancer Center

Through his Ironcology fundraising organization, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center oncologist and local triathlete Dr. Jonathan Feddock is partnering with the Markey Cancer Foundation to host "The...

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Posted - May 21Read More

Study Translates Genetic Risk Factor into Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Strategy

What if a failed leukemia drug could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease? A team at the University of Kentucky recently led an effort to investigate this hypothesis. Their results were published today in...

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Posted - Apr 2Read More

Echocardiography is Much More Than Just "Taking Pictures"

 It wasn't so long ago that the only imaging available to physicians was an X-ray.  How times have changed. The term "imaging" now applies to any number of procedures, including MRI, CT scans, sonography, and...

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Posted - Feb 11Read More

'UK at the Half' Talks to Director of Health Services Research

 Dr. Mark Williams, professor and vice chair of internal medicine and director of the Center for Health Services Research at the University of Kentucky, was featured during "UK at the Half" that aired during...

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Posted - Nov 14Read More