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New Eastern State Hospital opens to patients

The new Eastern State Hospital opened its doors on Tuesday, Sept. 10, relocating 100 patients from the previous hospital to the new $129 million, 300,000-square-foot facility located off Newtown Pike at the University of Kentucky’s Coldstream Research Park. The state-of-the-art facility houses nine patient care units and 239 beds. Six of the nine units opened

Ribbon cutting ceremony held for new Eastern State Hospital

Governor Steve Beshear joined local leaders, state officials and representatives from University of Kentucky and UK HealthCare for a ribbon-cutting at the new Eastern State Hospital facility. The new hospital is located at UK’s Coldstream Research Campus in Lexington and will open this month. The 239-bed, approximately 300,000-square-foot replacement facility will provide a modern setting

Dr. Peggy Stevens to lead new Eastern State Hospital

UK HealthCare announces the appointment of Dr. Peggy Stephens as chief administrative officer/chief medical officer of the new Eastern State Hospital, which is projected to open in August. Dr. Stephens will oversee the opening of the new 239-bed Eastern State Hospital facility, which will be managed by UK and is located on UK’s Coldstream Research