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2014-04-14 16:25:36

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, Ky., announced today that it has joined the supply chain collaborative established by the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va., and VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Va. In 2007, the two Virginia hospitals combined their purchasing efforts and began working with UHC and its supply contracting company, Novation. The University of Kentucky Hospital will now also benefit...

2014-02-28 23:33:09

Study will explore how guided interaction with horses can develop emotional intelligence in humans. The study is a collaboration between the University of Kentucky and The Horse Institute (http://www.thehorseinstitute.com). Ancramdale, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Horse Institute has committed to match individual donations, dollar for dollar up to a total of $2,500, to assist the University of Kentucky’s (UK) fundraising efforts. Proceeds will directly support research on the...

2013-10-02 12:29:33

Nonprofit health insurance carrier, regional health system/academic medical center team up to offer statewide clinical excellence LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky's all-new, nonprofit health insurance carrier, Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., announced today an exclusive clinical provider partnership with UK HealthCare, the University of Kentucky's health care system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130903/DC73073LOGO) The agreement...

2013-06-19 12:21:46

Wood borer makes its own enzyme, which could thrive in industrial setting Researchers from the United Kingdom, the Energy Department´s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and the University of Kentucky have recently published a paper describing a novel cellulose-degrading enzyme from a marine wood borer Limnoria quadripunctata, commonly known as the gribble. Gribbles are biologically intriguing because they exhibit a relatively unique ability to produce their own enzymes...

2013-02-14 12:25:37

FRANKFORT, Ky., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Steve Beshear and former UK and NBA Basketball great Derek Anderson spoke to hundreds of Kentuckians from across the state who gathered in the Capitol Rotunda to urge the General Assembly to pass HB 190 - a comprehensive smoke-free law that will cover all indoor workplaces and public places in Kentucky. The bill, introduced by Representatives Susan Westrom (D-79) and Julie Raque-Adams (R-32), overwhelmingly passed...

2013-02-05 08:35:22

ATLANTA, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRM), a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise content management, business analytics, computer assisted coding (CAC), and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions for healthcare providers, today announced that Kentucky Medical Services Foundation, Inc. and UK HealthCare signed a five-year agreement for the use of the Company's business analytics solution, OpportunityAnyWare, throughout the system....

2012-10-24 15:24:17

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual today announced that more than $200,000 was donated toward the fight against pediatric cancer in Kentucky. This follows a week-long online auction of commemorative pieces of the floor on which the University of Kentucky (UK) basketball team won its eighth national championship last spring. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/CG99468) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120126/CG42140LOGO)...

2012-05-02 06:26:36

LEXINGTON, Ky., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SIS, a leading technology solutions provider, announced that Kirsten Craft, Executive Vice President, Software and Consulting is featured in a panel discussion for the University of Kentucky Entrepreneurship Colloquia Series. UK's Entrepreneurship Colloquia Series is sponsored by UK iNet, a new university-wide, interdisciplinary academic initiative which is part of the college of Communications & Information Studies. Dean Dan O'Hair moderates...

2011-03-29 07:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with its 20-year anniversary, Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced an education initiative to promote math and science achievement in several local communities where Lexmark operates. The nearly $1.7 million in planned investments* will advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. The company's corporate philanthropic focus is on education, with a specific emphasis on science,...

2010-10-07 08:57:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Carhartt, a global manufacturer of premium work wear, is donating 6,000 pair of retired jeans to the University of Kentucky Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles Club (MAT Club) for their COTTON. FROM BLUE TO GREEN. denim drive. The denim will be repurposed by Bonded Logic Inc. into UltraTouch(TM) Natural Cotton Fiber Insulation and provided to communities in need of building assistance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100831/DE56697LOGO...