Jiapeng Huang MD, PhD, FASA, FASE, an anesthesiologist with UofL Health and UofL Physicians, has been elected secretary/treasurer or the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA). Dr. Huang is also an academic advisory dean, professor and vice chairman in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine at University of Louisville. Dr. Huang will serve a three-year term with KMA.
Every year in September, nursing professional development practitioners (NPD) around the world celebrate Nursing Professional Development Week. Especially in critical times, the education and support NPD practitioners provide to frontline workers is crucial.
UofL Health – UofL Physicians would like to announce Zachary Bostock as the new vice president for Operations.
In honor of National Dog Day on Aug. 26, we’re spotlighting one of UofL Health–UofL Hospital’s furriest team members.
Three UofL Health facilities have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
All RN’s with an Indiana primary state of residence (PSOR) who do not complete the entire IN multi-state license (MSL) process prior to Oct. 31 will be permitted to renew their KY RN license during the regular KY renewal period (Sept. 15 – Oct. 31). At the time of renewal in KY, nurses must submit proof to the KBN that they have initiated the IN licensure process.
A huge congratulations to the recipients of the Employee Excellence Awards for the past quarter!
UofL Health–Mary & Elizabeth Hospital and Frazier Rehabilitation Institute receives recertification in pulmonary rehabilitation
Congratulations to UofL Health–Mary & Elizabeth Hospital and Frazier Rehabilitation Institute Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs recent recertifications and UofL Health Shelbyville Hospital Cardiovascular certification by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. The good news is that when detected early, colon cancer is up to 90% curable.
UofL Health – Jewish Hospital held a celebration for its 100th CardioMEMS HF System implantation. The device is a revolutionary wireless monitoring sensor that has been proven to significantly reduce hospital admissions when used by physicians to manage heart failure.