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Baptist Health Lexington receives national nursing award

The Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) has named Baptist Health Lexington as the recipient of its 2014 Employer Recognition Award. Each year, this award recognizes one institution that employs 25 or more registered nurses for providing sustained support of oncology nursing certification. Kay Ross, RN, MSN, AOCN, vice president of clinical services at Baptist Health

Cedar Lake promotes, hires

Michelle Kersting was promoted to Director of Finance.  Michelle has 14 years of progressive experience at Cedar Lake as Assistant Director of Finance.  She has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and a MBA from UofL.  Michelle will be reviewing processes within the Finance Department as well as available financial reporting tools for leadership staff within

UofL receives $5.5 million grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust to support innovative cancer research

Noting the significant progress in drug and vaccine development over the past three years, the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, has provided a three-year, $5.5 million grant to the James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville to develop new treatments and vaccines for various forms of cancer. “Seven years

Lourdes breaks ground on the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center

For more than 30 years, Lourdes Hospice has provided comfort, compassion and dignity to the terminally ill. On Tuesday, Lourdes broke ground on the 10,000 square foot inpatient hospice unit that will connect to the hospital, with all of the comforts of home yet designed entirely for hospice care. “We are thrilled that Lourdes will offer

Design: the ultimate tool for re-inventing high performance facilities

By Janet Lively Heberle As uncertainty and paralysis continue to pervade the healthcare landscape, high performance healthcare facilities must create dynamic results. We live in a world where innovation drives success, where simply reacting to change is not enough. The key is to re-invent, not respond. Similarly, how you design and develop your facility assets

Bariatric design strategies

Evidence-based design respects the dignity of obese patients. By Thomas Hammer Hospitals are struggling with ways to serve the growing number of obese patients. As a result, healthcare systems are turning to design professionals for bariatric design strategies to accommodate the additional services these patients will require. In addition, healthcare organizations are being forced to change their delivery of care model in addition to the