Blog Posts in 2017

  • Welcome to Medicare program is Dec. 5

    King’s Daughters popular Welcome to Medicare program returns Tuesday, Dec. 5 with Jacob Taulbee of the State Health Insurance Program. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Health Education Center at King’s Daughters, which is located in the lower level of the Lexington Avenue Parking Garage. King’s Daughters Center for Healthy Living will be on hand with healthy holiday ...
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  • Open heart surgeons earn prestigious 3-Star Rating

    King’s Daughters cardiothoracic surgery group, Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Kentucky, has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures. The three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality, places King’s Daughters among the elite for ...
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  • November is National Diabetes Month: know the 3 types of diabetes

    November is National Diabetes Month, where we seek to bring attention to the more than 30 million U.S. adults who have diabetes and the one in four individuals who do not know they have it. The Center for Healthy Living Diabetes Team would like to share information about diabetes and pre-diabetes to recognize those who live with or support someone with diabetes and to create an awareness of those ...
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  • "The world's smallest pacemaker" now at King's Daughters

    The world’s smallest pacemaker is now available at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Electrophysiologist Terence Ross, M.D., recently performed the hospital’s first implant of Micra, a device about 93 percent smaller than traditional pacemakers. “This is a significant advancement for our patients,” Dr. Ross said. “Because Micra is so small, it can actually be ...
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  • Free joint pain screening Nov. 30

    Injury, arthritis, illness or normal wear and tear can cause joint pain. Screenings allow our joint care team to diagnose the cause of your pain and determine a treatment plan that meets your needs. King's Daughters is offering a free joint pain screening 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30 at Outpatient Services Center, 480 23rd St., Ashland. Non-invasive screenings will be performed by orthopedic ...
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  • Patients, community invited Outpatient Services Appreciation Day Nov. 8

    Join us as we celebrate our outpatient services staff and patients! Let King’s Daughters say thank you to its staff and patients as we host Outpatient Services Appreciation Day 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 at Outpatient Services Center, 480 23rd St., Ashland. Patients and community members are welcome as we raise awareness about the crucial contribution of Occupational Therapy, ...
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  • Understanding cardiac arrhythmias: Part II

    There are four main types of cardiac arrhythmia: premature beats, supraventricular arrhythmias, ventricular arrhythmias and bradyarrhythmias. Today on our blog, we look at ventricular arrhythmias and bradyarrhythmias. The heart consists of four chambers. The upper chambers are called the atria; the lower chambers, the ventricles, are responsible for pushing oxygenated blood out to the body. ...
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  • King's Daughters offers free insurance enrollment assistance

    King’s Daughters Health System is offering free insurance enrollment assistance to those who need to sign up for health insurance for 2018. The window for signing up for insurance is much shorter than in years past, due to changes on the federal level. Sign-ups start Wednesday, November 1, and conclude Friday, December 15. Unlike previous years, there is no grace period this year. We have ...
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