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Karpf meets with international journalists to discuss healthcare reform

When journalists from other countries came to Kentucky last week to cover the Vice Presidential debate, they needed someone who could help them understand healthcare issues that are proving to be key in this year’s election. To explain those issues, they went to Dr. Michael Karpf, executive vice president of UK HealthCare.

Simply the best

Kentucky hospitals earn national rankings; UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital best in state. The wait is over and many Kentucky hospitals are celebrating. Especially the employees at the Lexington, Ky.-based University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, which was recently ranked the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new child development center at UK

WHO: Lexington Mayor Jim Gray; UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto; Dr. Michael Karpf, UK executive vice president for health affairs; and children, staff and board members with the Child Development Center of the Bluegrass.   WHAT: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new Child Development Center of the Bluegrass at UK

UK Chandler Hospital is No. 1 in Kentucky in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Rankings

University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital has been ranked No. 1 in Kentucky in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2012-13 released on July 17. This is the first time state rankings have been included in the listing giving consumers a way to compare hospitals to other neighboring institutions across the state. The

Boulanger named UK HealthCare chief medical officer

Dr. Bernard Boulanger has been named chief medical officer (CMO) for UK HealthCare effective June 12. He replaces Dr. Paul DePriest who has accepted a position in Tennessee. “Dr. Boulanger will foster collaborative working relationships and linkages with the College of Medicine clinical department chairs and center directors, as well as the leaders of ambulatory

Markey receives $6.25 million to study deadly cancer

 The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center announced today it is receiving more than $6 million to study a deadly blood and bone marrow disease often caused by chemotherapy or radiation treatments. A $5 million grant from the Edward P. Evans Foundation, along with a $1.25 million donor gift, will fund research of myelodysplastic syndrome