UK HealthCare has an excellent team of health care professionals, all working to provide the highest quality of care for patients. In 2013 we received the Rising Star Award from the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of the nation's leading nonprofit academic medical centers.
The award recognizes exemplary performance in patient safety, mortality, clinical effectiveness and equity of care. Read more about UK HealthCare's commitment to patient care from Michael Karpf, MD, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs.
To reach a UK HealthCare physician for an emergent referral or consultation:
Call UK-MDs toll free at 800-888-5533.
To find the appropriate UK provider or service for your patient, use our provider search:
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The physician liaison program helps you and your staff access UK HealthCare faculty and services. Learn more about the physician liaison program »
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Access UK HealthCare’s portal for referring providers at the physician portal page »
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires manufacturers of drugs, medical devices and biologicals that participate in U.S. federal health care programs to report certain payments and items of value given to physicians and teaching hospitals.
Read more about the Sunshine Act in the April 2014 issue of OnCall »
UK HealthCare adopted a Corporate Compliance Program in May 1998. The Compliance Program has two primary goals: • First, to enhance and further demonstrate to our patients, the community, employees, staff, the government and third-party payors our commitment to honest and fair dealing; • Second, to centralize and intensify our efforts in preventing and detecting illegal, unethical or abusive conduct.
Learn more about UK HealthCare's compliance program »
Designed to keep UK clinicians informed of strategic initiatives and help them get to know one another better, the April 2014 issue of OnCall includes ICD-10 implementation, physician communication, NCI designation for the Markey Cancer Center, gynecologic oncology services, translational science, CT surgery capabilities and more. Read OnCall »
Collaboration highlights UK HealthCare as a destination for patients with complex conditions who need the highest level of care. Collaboration will be mailed to selected physicians nationally.
In this issue:
• Off beat: Effective management of common pediatric rhythm abnormalities • Referral process for both local and telemedicine patients • About Anna Kamp, MD, MPH
View the current issue of Collaboration » (PDF, 246 KB)
See all issues of Collaboration »
UK HealthCare’s Physician Handbook (PDF, 66 MB) for Patient Referral is a comprehensive directory of our departments and physicians.
Printed copies of the referral directory have been mailed to all providers throughout the region. If you did not receive a copy or you would like additional directories please call 859-323-4845. You may also search UK HealthCare's online directory of departments.
Patients and visitors: please use UK HealthCare's online physician search or call 800-333-8874 for assistance.
If you are a health care provider, call UK•MDs at 1-800-888-5533 for assistance in reaching a physician liaison or program director Karen Riggs. You may also view contact information for a specific physician liaison.
This video series from senior leadership allows employees spread far and wide the opportunity to hear leaders explain events, decisions and actions in their own words. Questions about these topics may be submitted to UKHCSLT@uky.edu.
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