Steltenkamp Named External Chief Medical Officer at UK HealthCare

Dr. Carol Steltenkamp, professor of pediatrics at the University of Kentucky, has been appointed external chief medical officer for UK HealthCare. In this new role, she represents the voices of clinicians in...

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Posted - Mar 14Read More

UKnow: Pediatric Plastic Surgeon Applies Global Experience to Kentucky Patients

By Hilary BrownLink to original UKnow article.For plastic surgery resident Dr. Ashley Boustany, spending a week in a hospital in Ecuador working with surgeons and dentist on cleft lips and palates was the best...

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Posted - Nov 21Read More

Joint Pediatric Heart Care Program Celebrates 100 Surgical Cases

It's been over three years since UK HealthCare's Kentucky Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center entered into an ambitious partnership to provide pediatric heart surgery services...

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Posted - Nov 1Read More

UK Pediatrics Recognized as Model in Early Childhood Screenings

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recognized UK HealthCare's General Pediatric Clinic as a model in its implementation of early childhood screenings.By integrating a series of standardized screenings...

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Posted - May 7Read More

UK HealthCare Opens New Kentucky Children's Hospital Lobby and NICU in Chandler Hospital

After years of careful planning, Kentucky Children's Hospital (KCH) unveiled the new Makenna Foundation Welcome Center and Betti Ruth Robinson Taylor Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in UK HealthCare's Chandler...

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Posted - Apr 16Read More

When Minutes Matter, UK's Level-1 Pediatric and Adult Trauma Centers Can Mean the Difference in Life or Death

Car crashes,  motorcycle accidents, falls from a rooftop or a cliff,  gunshot wounds and even injuries from tornadoes.  These are some of the types of incidents that can lead to being rushed to the hospital....

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Posted - Mar 15Read More

'UK at the Half' Focuses on UK Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Program

Dr. James Quintessenza, chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at UK HealthCare, and Dr. Scottie Day, interim chair of the UK Department of Pediatrics and physician in chief at Kentucky Children’s Hospital...

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Posted - Nov 16Read More

Pediatric Experts Find Aromatherapy Effective for Promoting Infant Healing, NAS Recovery

Pulling away the seal of a fresh aromatherapy patch, Dr. John Daniel took a deep inhalation as the fragrance of lavender and chamomile essential oils permeated his surroundings. Daniel was ending an overnight...

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Posted - May 12Read More

UK Pediatrician Helps Families Build ‘Greenhouses’ for Behavioral Development

Amy Hall celebrated her son’s first haircut appointment and the moment her daughter permitted a hug. For parents of children with autism spectrum disorders, even small gestures and slight behavioral changes...

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Posted - Mar 8Read More

UK's 2017 DanceBlue Raises Nearly $1.8 Million for Pediatric Cancer Patients

After 24 hours of dancing in anticipation, DanceBlue chairs and committee members revealed the 2017 grand fundraising total of $1,785,286.96 to the nearly 1,000 student participants and a crowd of supporters...

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Posted - Feb 26Read More

DanceBlue Community Cuts Ribbon to Open New Pediatric Cancer Clinic at Kentucky Children’s Hospital

With a sailboat full of toys, murals of blue skies over the sea and a lighthouse illuminated with all colors of the rainbow, the new $1.6 million DanceBlue Kentucky Children's Hospital (KCH) Pediatric...

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Posted - Feb 6Read More

UK Pediatrician Contributes to Peanut Allergy Recommendation Reversal

The rate of Americans suffering from food allergies, including a life-threatening peanut allergy, has dramatically increased in the past few decades. Peanut allergies are the leading cause of death caused by...

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Posted - Jan 18Read More

UK Pediatrics Chief Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Bluegrass Legacy of Love Award

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Bluegrass (RMHC) recently honored Dr. Carmel Wallace, chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief of Kentucky Children’s...

Tags - Pediatrics, Awards and Recognition, Faculty

Posted - Sep 22Read More

Steltenkamp to be Honored As One of the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT

Health Data Management, the information resource for medical and information technology (IT) professionals, executives and administrators, is honoring 75 of the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT, which...

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Posted - Apr 27Read More

UK HealthCare, Cincinnati Children's Sign Letter of Intent for Potential Pediatric Heart Care Partnership

UK HealthCare and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to move toward a significant partnership to provide pediatric heart care services in the region. The...

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Posted - Sep 3Read More

Why the HPV Vaccine Should be Addressed as Cancer Prevention

For women younger than 40, cervical cancer is among the leading causes of cancer-related death. With modern vaccines to protect against the underlying cause, human papilloma virus (HPV), cervical cancer is...

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Posted - Aug 19Read More