Jiapeng Huang elected Secretary/Treasurer of Kentucky Medical Association

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.

UofL Health celebrates Nursing Professional Development Week Sept. 13-19

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.

Team member update

UofL Health – UofL Physicians would like to announce Zachary Bostock as the new vice president for Operations.

2020 Kentuckiana Heart Walk digital experience

UofL Health is a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association and the 2020 Kentuckiana Virtual Heart Walk on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Facility dog lends a paw at UofL Hospital

In honor of National Dog Day on Aug. 26, we’re spotlighting one of UofL Health–UofL Hospital’s furriest team members.

UofL Health received multiple Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awards

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.

Updated announcement for UofL Health nurses who reside in Indiana

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.

Quarterly Employee Excellence Award winners

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).

Beginning Aug. 3 UofL Health has a new travel and expense system

Concur Travel and Expense will be available to UofL Health employees Aug. 3 and is mandatory for travel and expense transactions. This is system is not for employees of UofL Physicians.